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Macon County Health Department

MACON CO HD

 

Recognizing the ever changing complexity of the health care community, Macon 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.

Macon County Health Clinic and Office

Mailing Address and Clinic Location
110 Chatham Street
Oglethorpe, Georgia 31068
Phone: 478-472-8121
Fax: 478-472-2500

Nurse Manager:
Tracey Hall  RN

Patient/Clinic Hours
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Daily
Closed 12 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. for Lunch
Clinic Schedules may vary
Scheduled Appointments Preferredmost walk-ins accepted

Services Available:

Adult Health Clinic
Diagnoses and treats patients with sexually transmitted diseases and other communicable diseases. Provides Tuberculosis detection, treatment, education, and follow-up. The clinic also provides HIV counseling, testing, and confidential partner notification.

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.

Children 1st
Connects families and their children with medical preventive care or developmental services available through health care providers and other community resources. This program serves as the point of entry to services such as: Children Medical Services, Babies Can’t Wait, First Care (High Risk Infant Follow up) and Early Hearing Detection and Intervention (EHDI). Read more.

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

Environmental Health/Vector Control
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. Provides education and effective control measures to reduce mosquitoes, rats, roaches and other vector populations throughout the community. Click here for Environmental Health information and documents specific to Macon County.

Immunizations
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
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.

Teen Health 
Offers abstinence counseling, pregnancy testing, physical exam with birth control, and STD evaluation.  Also, healthy lifestyle counseling, HIV counseling and testing, and referrals for various health problems. Read more.

WIC – Women, Infants and Children
Provides nutrition education, vouchers for supplemental food and breastmilk substitute (infant formula) to pregnant women, infants and children up to age 5. We strongly support breastfeeding as the primary source of nutrition for infants age 0 – 1 year and have Breastfeeding Peer Counselors who provide support, encouragement and breastfeeding education to pregnant and postpartum women. WIC clients are screened for nutrition risk and must meet income guidelines to qualify for this federally funded program. Read more.

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

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