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706-298-6080 or

770-722-0633

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Heard County

Heard County Health Department
1191 Franklin Parkway
Franklin, GA 30217
Phone 706.675.3456
Fax:  706.675.6795

Call for appointments: 800.847.4262

Free COVID-19 self-test kits are available for pick-up in the front lobby until supplies last.

Schedule an appointment for COVID-19 vaccine online or call 800.847.4262

Services and Hours

Closed for lunch daily from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 

Mon.Tues.Wed.Thurs.Fri.
Blood Pressure Screenings8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.CLOSEDCLOSEDCLOSEDCLOSED
Breast and Cervical Cancer Prevention8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Children’s Special Programs
Includes developmental screenings
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Dental Treatment
Call 706.845.4035
Hours vary. Please call for an appointment9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.Hours vary. Please call for an appointmentHours vary. Please call for an appointmentHours vary. Please call for an appointment
Diabetes Prevention 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.CLOSEDCLOSEDCLOSEDCLOSED
Family Planning
Includes pregnancy tests
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
General Lab Testing
With doctor’s orders
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
HIV Screenings and Linkage to Care8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Immunizations8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Infectious Disease Testing and Treatment
Includes confidential STD screenings and PPD skin test for TB
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
*Note: No TB Skin Testing/PPD's on Thursdays.*
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Pregnancy Tests Includes presumptive pregnancy Medicaid assistance8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Well Child Checkups
Includes hearing/vision/dental screenings for school
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Heard County Environmental Health Office
1191 Franklin Parkway  |  Franklin, GA 30217  |  Phone: 706.675.3456
Closed for lunch daily from 2 p.m. – 3 p.m. 

Mon.Tues.Wed.Thurs.Fri.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Heard County WIC and Nutrition Center
1191 Franklin Parkway  |  Franklin, GA 30217  |  Fax: 706.845.4309
Call for appointments: 706-298-6080 or 770-722-0633
Closed for lunch daily from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.

Mon.Tues.Wed.Thurs.Fri.
CLOSEDCLOSEDCLOSED8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.CLOSED

Family Nurse Practitioner Services

Heard County Health Department has an experienced and board-certified Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP) on staff to provide the highest level of quality care. The FNP offers the following services:

  • Screenings and physicals (children only)
  • Sports physicals 
  • Diabetes and hypertension management (adults only)
  • Administration and interpretation of diagnostic and laboratory studies
  • Nexplanon insertion and removals

Baby Braves

Heard County’s Baby Braves is an outreach initiative for children 0-3 years old, who are the program’s “graduates-in-training.” Baby Braves gives you the tools and tips to provide your child with the early childhood experiences that lay the groundwork for future success. The program supports parents in developing their child’s critical language-learning skills in order to prepare them for graduation and beyond. Click here to learn more.

To enroll your child as a Baby Brave, call the Heard County School System today at 706.675.3320.