Recognizing the ever changing complexity of the health care community, Taylor 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.
178-1 Charing Rd.
Butler, Georgia 31006
Taylor County Health Department
P.O. Box 459
Butler, Georgia 31006
Cynthia Howard MSN, RN
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
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 provides medical care, treatment and nutritional counseling for patients diagnosed with HIV.
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.
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. Please click on link below.
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
Scoliosis screening provided for elementary & middle school students, daycare/school immunization certificates, auditing to schools of their immunization records for 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
Provides supplemental food vouchers to eligible clients, and also works to prevent nutrition related health problems while improving nutritional health. Read more.
Provides physical exams including pap smears, lab testing and assessment for contraceptives.