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Henry County

Henry County Health Department
135 Henry Parkway
McDonough, GA 30253
Phone: 470.661.0005
Fax: 770.954.2269

Call for appointments: 800.847.4262

PCR test kits for COVID-19 and influenza (type A and B) are available 24/7 at an outdoor self-service kiosk in the front of the Henry County Public Safety Annex (108 S. Zack Hinton Parkway, McDonough). The specimens are picked up daily and sent to an accredited lab for PCR testing. Individuals will receive notification of their test results by email or text, usually within 48 hours of specimen collection. Though not required, pre-registration for testing at the kiosk is available at register.testandgo.com

You can also pick up a free COVID-19 rapid self-test kit in the front lobby of the Henry County Health Department as supplies remain available. 

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

Services and Hours

Closed for lunch daily from 12 p.m. – 1 p.m. 

Mon.Tues.Wed.Thurs.Fri.
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.
Diabetes Prevention 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.
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.
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.8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Nurse Practitioner Services8:00 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.
Pregnancy Tests
Includes presumptive pregnancy and women’s health Medicaid assistance
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.
Social Security Screenings8:00 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.
Travel Health Vaccines8:00 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.

Henry County Environmental Health Office
137 Henry Parkway  |  McDonough, GA 30253  |  Phone: 470.661.0044  |  Fax: 770.954.2267

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.

Henry County WIC and Nutrition Center
135 Henry Parkway  |  McDonough, GA 30253  |  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.
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.8:00 a.m. - 7:00 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.

Family Nurse Practitioner Services

Henry 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 for children and adults:

  • Screenings and physicals
  • Diagnosis and treatment of common illnesses, skin conditions and injuries
  • Administration and interpretation of diagnostic and laboratory studies
  • Nexplanon insertion and removals, IUD removals

Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Henry County’s CERT educates volunteers about disaster preparedness so that they are equipped to face the hazards that may impact our community. They are trained in basic disaster response skills, such as fire safety, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations.

To volunteer for Henry County CERT, complete the CERT Volunteer application and fax it to 770.954.2876.

Food Service Training Classes

We offer quarterly training sessions on important topics for food service industry professionals, including ServSafe certification classes.

Classes will take place from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. at 137 Henry Parkway, McDonough, GA 30253. Cost is $10 per person. Please contact 470-661-0044 ext. 0 to register at least two (2) weeks in advance. 

Upcoming Classes:

  • TBD

Past Topics:

  • Opening a Food Service Establishment
  • Food Safety and Cooling Procedures