Brooks Medical Associates 907 N. Court St. Quitman GA 31643 229-263-4531 Website Accepts: Uninsured, Income: Low Income Fees: Financial assistance available Languages Spoken: English Services: Women’s Health, Pediatric, Medical, Geriatric, Adults Hours: Monday-Friday Service Area: Quitman Area
Brooks Primary Care AMC 1309 W Screven St. Quitman GA 31643 229-263-7868 Website Accepts: No Insurance Income: Call for income guidelines Fees: Call clinic for details Languages Spoken: English Services: Women’s Health, Men’s Health, Pediatric, Geriatric, Adults Hours: Call for Hours Service Area: Quitman Area
Hours M-F 8:30 AM – 8:30 PM Closed 12:30-1:30 For Lunch Sat 10-5 Sun 1-5 Healthcare for the Uninsured Age 18-64 Proof of Eligibility is required Contact their office for information regarding eligibility and the application process.
The Partnership Health Center is
a charitable primary healthcare facility staffed by physicians,
dentists, nurse practitioners, physician extenders, and nurses who serve
the healthcare needs of the uninsured in South Georgia. Proof of
eligibility is required.
Lowndes County Health Department – 206 S Patterson St, Valdosta, GA (229) 333-5257 The Lowndes County Health Department is open Monday through Friday, with extended hours on Thursday
immunizations are one of the best-known services public health
provides, there are more than 1,500 children (below the age of 21) who
are clients of childhood programs, such as Children’s Medical Services,
Babies Can’t Wait, Universal Newborn Hearing and Screening Intervention
and Children First.
clinics allow children and their parent/guardian to stay in Valdosta to
be seen by specialized physicians in Gainesville, Augusta and Macon.
health is the lead provider for telemedicine in South Georgia, said Dr.
William Grow, district health director. Through this program children
can be seen for issues by cardiologists, pulmonologists, neurologists
and other specialists.
services were provided to more than 9,500 participants of the Women,
Infant and Children program last year. WIC provides formula or
nutritional supplements to children up to the age of 5 as well as
pregnant mothers. Breast feeding is highly encouraged through this
program, along with nutrition education.
were extremely excited to open a WIC clinic on Moody Air Force Base
last year, said Holly Rountree, nutrition services director. We were the
first district to open on an Air Force base in Georgia. This
partnership has proven to be very beneficial for the program.
the Women’s Health program, women received more than 50,000 services
including family planning services, perinatal health, physicals and
referrals and payment for mammograms.
continue to support the Baby LUV program at Lowndes County Health
Department, allowing the highest of the high-risk African-American women
in our community to receive additional support throughout their
pregnancy to help ensure a positive pregnancy outcome, said Grow.
Due to a large need in the Lowndes County community, a hypertension clinic was opened at the health department in
2015. The clinic focuses on clients who come through the health
department with hypertension and have no other health-care provider.
From our partners: Doctors Review Tablet Guidelines for Toddlers Unfortunately,
due to budget conditions we had to close the Stroke and Heart Attack
Prevention Program years ago, said Grow. Since closing that program,
there have been hundreds of people here in Valdosta that have needed
medical attention but could not afford to go anywhere else. Now that
we’ve been able to open through other avenues, we are trying our best to
help these clients get their blood pressure back under control.
emergency preparedness program continues to work on health department
and personal preparedness should there be a natural or man-made disaster
in the community. A summit was held for law-enforcement, health-care
organizations, emergency management and other key players on the
Strategic National Stockpile in Valdosta on March 29.
The Lowndes County Health Department is open Monday through Friday, with extended hours on Thursday to
better serve the community. General clinic services (childhood and
adult immunizations, tuberculosis skin tests, physicals, birth/death
certificates and more) are provided as a walk-in service. Many programs
such as WIC, Family Planning, Breast & Cervical Cancer and
Hypertension Clinic require appointments.