South Health District

Brooks County Health Department

Welcome to Brooks County Health Department! We are one of ten county health departments in the South Health District, a district within the Georgia Department of Public Health. Our mission is to promote and protect the health and well being of anyone that lives, works or plays in Brooks County.

Our services are available to everyone regardless of age, race, religion, national origin, political belief, disability or sex. We charge only minimal fees for our services, and some services have adjusted fee scales based on ability to pay. Our accepted forms of payment are cash, check, some credit/debit cards, and insurance: Aetna, Anthem BCBS, Cigna, Coventry, United Healthcare, Medicaid (PeachState, AmeriGroup, CareSource, PeachCare & WellCare) and Medicare.

All medical records are kept confidential. We will not release any of your medical information without first obtaining a signed authorization from you.

We offer a wide range of services from well checks and immunizations to environmental services. For a brochure about Brooks County Health Department, click here.

Contact Information:
Physical Address
500 East Courtland
Quitman, GA 31643

Mailing Address
Post Office Box 447
Quitman, GA 31643-1165

Phone: 229-263-7585
Fax: 229-263-5332

WIC Call Center: 1-888-388-2370

Hours of Operation:

Monday thru Thursday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
8:00 am to 2:30 pm
Closed daily for lunch from 12:15pm to 12:45 pm

Vital Records

Vital Records services at the Brooks County Health Department have been temporarily modified.

  • Walk-In Requests for Birth/Death Certificates (this does not apply to funeral homes)
    • Walk-in services for birth/death certificates are temporarily modified.
      • Those requiring those records may visit the Lowndes County Health Department located at 206 South Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA  31601
        • Monday – Thursday (8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.)
        • Friday (8 a.m. – 2 p.m.)
  • Paternity Acknowledgements, Amendments, and other vital records services will be scheduled by appointment.
    • Please call 229-245-6431 for scheduling and additional instructions.

If you have questions or require additional information, please contact Patrina Bowles (interim registrar) at 229-245-6431.

Brooks County Board of Health

Comprised of seven community members, the primary role of the Brooks County Board of Health is to assess the needs of the community, provide policy guidance, and exercise general oversight ...

Brooks Environmental Health

Brooks County Environmental Health Services contact information and forms.

HIPAA Privacy Notice: Brooks Co. Board of Health

HIPAA Notice of Privacy Polices available in English and Spanish