Health

Services

The Wilson County Health Department provides a variety of basic health services to prevent and treat illnesses. Most services are by appointment. Based on need and provider availability, work-ins may be accepted. Please call ahead (615-444-5325) to determine your eligibility.

The Health Department serves as a “safety net” for the uninsured, providing a sliding-scale fee based on income. We also act as the primary care provider for assigned TennCare patients. Please call for further information.

Children's Services

  • Well-child check-ups, including physical exams and screening tests
  • Immunizations
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Nutrition Program
  • Children’s Special Services (CSS)
  • CHANT Home Visitation Program
  • Dental care

Adult Services

  • Primary Care, including minor illnesses, physicals, pap smears, colorectal, and other tests to screen for cancer
  • Tuberculosis diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up
  • Immunizations against influenza (flu), pneumonia, and tetanus boosters
  • Confidential diagnosis, treatment, and counseling for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including HIV/AIDS
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Nutrition Program
  • Family Planning

Other Services

  • Vital Records: Birth and Death Certificates
  • Health Education: Provides health-related educational programs in the community
  • Environmental Health Services: Inspection of foodservice establishments, hotels, public swimming pools, bed and breakfast establishments, campgrounds, tattoo and body piercing studios, childcare facilities, and schools
  • Emergency Preparedness: Serves as a community partner in the protection against the onset of epidemics and other possible bio-hazard events

COVID-19 Vaccinations & Testing

  • COVID-19 Testing
    • Self-test kits and rapid tests given Monday-Friday, 8:00am-3:00pm, limit 2 per individual
    • COVID-19 PCR tests Wednesdays, 9:00am-11:00am. 
    • Please call or walk-in to schedule your appointment ahead of time.
  • COVID-19 Vaccinations 

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The mission of the Tennessee Department of Health is to protect, promote and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee.

For more information, please visit the Tennessee Department of Health website.