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Crisp County Health Department


Recognizing the ever changing complexity of the health care community, Crisp County Health Department and West Central Health District exist as resources to ensure an environment where all people can obtain health care services and attain optimum health and well-being by valuing themselves, by valuing others, and by caring.

Crisp County Health Clinic and Office

Mailing Address and Clinic Location
111 East 24th Avenue
Cordele, Georgia 31015
Phone: 229-276-2680
Fax: 229-276-2683

Nurse Manager:
Meredith Thompson, RN

Patient/Clinic Hours
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.  Tuesday
8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Friday
Closed 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for lunch.

Public Notice- Culpepper 

Crisp Public Notice

Proposed Rules:
Crisp 1.5-Acre Lot Size Rule
Crisp Well RuleCrisp
Body Art Rule

Services Available:

COVID-19 Specimen Collection-   Monday through Thursday from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm, and Friday from 9:00 am to 12:30 pm while supplies last and weather permitting. Collection site is the J.R Dowdy Building, 1129 N 5th St., Cordele.

Birth and Death Certificates
Forms can be submitted in person, by mail or fax.  Type of payments accepted are cash, money order or credit card.  Money order only for mailed requests and credit card only for faxed requests. Click on the link below for a form:

Birth Certificate Application-Crisp

Death Certificate Application-Crisp


Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
Provides breast and cervical cancer screenings and follow-up to low income and uninsured Georgia women 40 to 64 years of age. Some younger women with symptoms of breast cancer may also qualify. Read more.

District Clinical Services
One of five clinics that provides medical care, treatment and nutritional counseling for patients diagnosed with HIV.

Emergency Preparedness
Works with local, state and federal authorities to stay ahead of chemical, biological and radiological threats to public health by planning, training and raising awareness.

Environmental Health
Provides primary prevention through a combination of surveillance, education, enforcement, and assessment programs designed to identify, prevent and abate the environmental conditions that adversely impact human health.

Environmental Health Documents:

Crisp – New Residential On-Site Sewage System Application Requirements
New On-Site Sewage System Application

Crisp – Non-Residential Large Septic System Application Requirements
New On-Site Large Sewage System Application

Crisp On-Site Sewage System Repair Application Requirements
Repair Questions
Repair On-Site Sewage Application

Crisp Existing Sewage System Evaluation Application Requirements
Existing Sewage System Evaluation Application

Crisp Water Sample Application Requirements
Water Sample Application

Crisp Water Well Placement Application Requirements
Well Permit Application Page 1
Well Permit Application Page 2

Provides vaccinations for children and adults to include: Td/Tdap, Dtap, HPV, Hep A and Hep B, MMR, Varicella, Hib, Meningitis, Pneumonia, Flu, Polio, Rotavirus, Prevnar and Shingles (please call ahead for Shingles Vaccine to check eligibility requirements and availability). Read more.

Laboratory Services/Wellness Panel
The health department can provide general laboratory services as ordered by a physician. Fees vary by test; please call for more information.

Services to Students & Schools
Hearing, vision and dental screenings for school aged children.  Scoliosis screening provided for elementary & middle school students, daycare/school immunization certificates.  Auditing for schools of their immunization records of kindergarten/first graders.  Read more.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic
Diagnoses and treats patients with sexually transmitted diseases and any other communicable diseases. The clinic also provides HIV counseling, testing, and confidential partner notification.

Tuberculosis Control Clinic

WIC – Women, Infants and Children
Provides supplemental food vouchers to eligible clients, and also works to prevent nutrition related health problems while improving nutritional health. Read more.

  • To make a WIC appointment please call: 1-800-789-5502

Women’s Health
Provides physical exams including pap smears, lab testing and assessment for contraceptives.

2019 Crisp County Community Health Assessment

We’d like your feedback on the Community Health Assessment.   Once you look it over please complete our community survey.