The Randolph County Health Department provides services to all county residents regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, political belief, disability or sex. The health department is overseen by a local Board of Health appointed according to law.
The health department charges minimal fees for its services, and some charges are based on ability to pay. The department also accepts Medicaid and Medicare.Accepted forms of payment are cash, check, some credit/debit cards, and insurance: Aetna, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Medicaid (PeachState, AmeriGroup & WellCare), Medicare, and State Health Benefit Plan (BCBS). All medical records are kept confidentia and information will not be released without signed authorization.
The Mission of Public Health is to work with all community assets to create and maintain the healthy, desirable conditions we all appreciate and enjoy. To achieve and maintain this ideal, Public Health professionals monitor the vital signs of a community as a whole rather than focusing primarily on the health of individuals. Successfully fulfilling this mission enables healthy people to live in healthy communities.
As a division of the Georgia Department of Human Resources the Health Department provides a variety of Nursing and Environmental Health services. Clinical services include immunizations, women's health and WIC (supplemental food program) and the Dental program.
The health deparment provides women’s wellness exams including mammograms for women over 40 years of age. Nurses are also available to discuss birth control options and help plan for a healthy pregnancy when the time comes.
The departmenbt also provides WIC services. You may qualify for WIC services if you are pregnant, just had a baby or are breast feeding your infant. Children may qualify up to their 5th birthdays. If you qualify you receive a nutrition assessment, health screening, nutrition education, referrals to other health and social services, vouchers for healthy foods and much more. Click or copy and paste the link into your Web browser to complete an online application to see if you qualify: https://sendss.state.ga.us/sendss/!wicintake.vform
The environmental health section is responsible for enforcement of several state regulations involving on-site sewage systems (septic tanks), inspection of food service facilities (Scores), tourist courts (hotels, motels, etc.), and public swimming pools. We investigate complaints related to these programs as well as other environmental problems. The department also conducts water samples of individual wells for bacterial contamination.
Public Health Services include:
- Family Planning
- Well Child Checks
- STD Exams
- HIV Testing
- Pregnancy Medicaid
- Nutrition Services
- CPR Training
- Car Seat Class
- Hearing, Vision, Dental Exams
- Blood Pressure Screenings
- Pride Teen Driving Class
- Women's Health Cancer Screening (Assistance with Pap Smears & Mammograms)
- Many Other Public Health Services
Environmental Health Services include:
- Food Service
- Well Testing
- Septic Tank Permits
- Public Swimming Pools
- Other Environmental Health Services