Whitfield County Health Department

  • Renee Smith receives 10 year Service Award
    Renee Smith receives 10 year Service Award
  • Kathy Mathis receives 5 year Service Award
    Kathy Mathis receives 5 year Service Award
  • Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
    Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
  • Jackie Jimenez receives 10 year Service Award
    Jackie Jimenez receives 10 year Service Award
  • Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
    Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
  • Susan Relaford receives 10 year Service Award
    Susan Relaford receives 10 year Service Award
  • Renee Smith receives 10 year Service Award
  • Kathy Mathis receives 5 year Service Award
  • Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
  • Jackie Jimenez receives 10 year Service Award
  • Judith Ruedas receives 5 year Service Award
  • Susan Relaford receives 10 year Service Award

Whitfield County Medical Access Clinic Services

The Medical Access Clinic is an Adult Primary Care clinic which focuses on low cost, high quality medical care and overall wellness for our patients. The Medical Access Clinic offers a full line of services to meet your specific needs.

Adult Primary Care Services include:

Regular check ups, diagnosis, treatment
Physical examinations
Referral and follow-up
Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening for qualified women
Diabetes care
Tuberculosis screening and treatment
Sexually Transmitted Disease diagnosis and treatment for men and women age 16 and older
HIV counseling and testing
Medical management of chronic disease processes
Laboratory testing
Sick Visits ($15.00 - $30.00 fee based on income)
Patient education
Physical Exams for Refugees
Free language assistance available

 

Appointment Procedure

To schedule an appointment, call 706-226-5446. Sick or acute care appointments are usually scheduled within 24 hours. "Routine Care" (diabetes management, BP evaluation, etc.) may take longer to be scheduled. In times of high demand for appointments, it may also take a little longer to get an appointment scheduled.
Established patients can speak with a registered nurse if they have questions.

What to bring with you

When you come in for an appointment at the Medical Access Clinic, make sure to bring any insurance information you have including your Medicaid or Medicare card or other insurance card. If you do not have insurance, please bring proof of your current income. This could be a recent pay stub, bank statement, or other document that shows your current household income. This is to help us determine what portion of the charges for your visit you may be asked to pay.

Also be sure to bring any Medical Records or medications you may have. This will help us provide you with the best possible care.

How are services paid for?

Clinical services accept self-pay, Medicaid, Medicare and private insurance. Some fees are sliding scale and based on proof of income.

 

Volunteers in Medicine
Volunteers in Medicine is made up of a group of volunteer physicians and nurses who provide primary and specialty care to residents of Whitfield County who meet screening criteria through Case Management.

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