Marion County Health Department

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At the Marion County Health Department, we value each individual and strive to help residents make informed decisions about their health and well-being by providing education and prevention services.

 

Mailing Address and Clinic Location
111 A Baker Street
Buena Vista, Georgia 31803
Phone: 833-337-1749
Fax: 229-649-2025

Interim Nurse Manager:
Tammy Parrish, RN, MSN

Patient/Clinic Hours
7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  M- F
Closed 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.  for Lunch

Scheduled Appointments Preferred
Walk-ins Accepted

Services Available:

COVID-19 Testing Information

COVID-19 Vaccine Information

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. Read more.

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.

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/Wellness Panel
The health department can provide general laboratory services as ordered by a physician. Fees vary by test; please call the health department 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
Offers detection, treatment, education and follow-up on the Tuberculosis germ. Read more.

WIC – Women, Infants and Children
The purpose of WIC is to issue supplemental food vouchers, prevent nutrition related health problems, and to improve nutritional health to eligible clients. Read more.

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

Women’s Health
The Women’s Health Screens include physical exams with pap smears, lab testing, and assessment for contraceptives. Read More.

Marion County Board of Health

2023 Marion County Community Health Assessment

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

2023/24 Marion County Community Health Assessment

Additional Data Sources:

Georgia OASIS – OASIS is a suite of interactive tools used to access the Georgia Department of Public Health’s standardized health data repository. OASIS and the Repository are designed, built and maintained by the Office of Health Indicators for Planning (OHIP).

https://oasis.state.ga.us/

County Health Rankings – The Rankings are unique in their ability to measure the health of nearly every county in all 50 states, and are complemented by guidance, tools, and resources designed to accelerate community learning and action.   County Health Rankings & Roadmaps

CDC PLACES – Provides model-based, population-level analysis and community estimates of health measures to all counties, places (incorporated and census designated places), census tracts, and ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) across the United States – https://www.cdc.gov/places/index.html

Georgia Family Connections Data ToolsData Tools (gafcp.org)

Department of Labor Local Area ProfilesGeorgia LaborMarket Explorer – Local Area Profiles (ga.gov)

Department of Education Georgia School Grades Report – The Georgia School Grades Reports website provides school reports for all public elementary, middle, and high schools in Georgia. The reports include A-F letter grades based on school performance as well as other information about schools, such as performance on state tests, the make-up of the student body, and the graduation rate. The purpose of these reports is to help parents, students, educators, and communities understand how their local schools are performing and focus improvement efforts on the most critical challenges.

Georgia School Grades (ga.gov)

State office of Rural Health – Maps of Georgia – Hospitals, FQHC, Provider Shortage Areas and more.

SORH Maps of Georgia | Georgia Department of Community Health

Environmental Health Mapping Tools – EnviroAtlas Interactive Map | US EPA

River Valley Regional Commission – Marion County – RVRC – River Valley Regional Commission (rivervalleyrc.org)