Public Health Departments

Cherokee County Health Department Canton Office

  • Monday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Tuesday 7:30 AM - 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Thursday 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Friday 7:30 AM - 1:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed

Cherokee County Health Department Canton Office

Cherokee County Health Department Services:

  • Vital Records (Woodstock Clinic)
  • Birth and Death certificatesPrenatal Services (Canton Clinic)
  • Offers examinations to pregnant women (listen to baby's heartbeat, laboratory work, test, and nutritional counseling and education).

Family Planning Services

  • Provides birth control information, exams, and birth control methods to interested persons.

Presumptive Eligibility

  • Provides Medicaid coverage to income-eligible pregnant women during the Medicaid application processing period.

Perinatal Case Management

  • Provides a person to person approach which weaves together resources, including health and social services, for pregnant women to allow for healthy pregnancies resulting in healthy babies.

Babies Can't Wait/Child Tracking Program

  • Identifies and follows high-risk infants and children and provides a coordinated approach to health care for them.
  • Well BabyProvides complete physical examinations to children from infancy to 6 years of age including screening tests, immunizations, and nutritional counseling.

Breast and Cervical Cancer Program

  • The Breast and Cervical Cancer Program provides screening and follow up services to low income, uninsured/under-insured women throughout Georgia who meet eligibility requirements.

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

  • This program is a special nutrition program that provides nutrition education, food supplements and referrals to health care providers to eligible pregnant, breastfeeding or postpartum women, infants, and children up to age five.

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Services

  • Provides physical examinations, lab tests, and treatment of STDs, as well as follow-up for identified cases.
  • Also provides AIDS testing and counseling services.

Infectious Diseases 

  • Includes tuberculosis

General Nursing Services

  • Provides immunizations, minor sick child visits, blood tests, hearing, vision, dental screening, tuberculosis screening and pregnancy tests.
  • Immunizations
  • Provides immunizations for all ages with an emphasis on adequate immunization in infants up to two years of age.
  • Child healthchildren's first, babies can't wait, limited sick visits.
  • Dental Health (Canton Clinic)

Health Education Services

  • Provides educational services to individuals, community groups, churches, and public and private schools which are presented by nurses, nutritionists, health educators and other staff members.

*For more information on any of the services mentioned above contact the Canton or Woodstock Health Department.

Cherokee County Health Department Canton Office

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