Echols County Health Department

Welcome to Echols 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 Echols 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.

Clinician on duty that speaks Spanish to serve our community.  

Médico de guardia que habla español para servir a nuestra comunidad.  

FREE COVID 19 home test kits available for pick up at the health department.

GRATUITOS COVID 19 Kits de prueba caseros disponibles para recoger en el departamento de salud.

Immunizations available for all ages, including back-to-school immunizations. Beat the crowd and come to the health department today!

Vacunas disponibles para todas las edades, incluidas las vacunas de regreso a la escuela. ¡Vence a la multitud y ven al departamento de salud hoy! 

For a brochure about Echols County Health Department, click here.

Leigh Ann Combass, RN
County Nurse Manager

Contact Information:

Physical Address
149 Highway 94 East
Statenville, GA 31648

Mailing Address
Post Office Box 37
Statenville, GA 31648-2018

Phone: 229-559-5103
Fax: 229-559-7256
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 12:00 pm to 12:30 pm

Vital Records

The vital records office closes at 4:30 pm Monday through Thursday and 2:00 pm on Friday. 

Clients requiring paternity acknowledgements, current year corrections or amendments, please arrive no later than 3:00 p.m. on Mondays-Thursdays and 1 p.m. on Fridays.