Dougherty County Social Services for Health

Find Dougherty County Georgia social services and programs related to health care. Social services for health are provided by Health Departments, Mental Health Departments and Victims Assistance Offices.


A Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level charged with protecting public health. Health Departments may offer a range of social services, including educational programming on public health concerns like food borne illnesses, immunization, and infectious diseases. Many also offer clinical services, such as flu shot clinics, blood pressure screenings, and health consultations. Some Health Departments offer support services to families affected by environmental health problems such as lead poisoning or unclean water supplies.

Albany Health Department 231 West Tift Avenue Albany GA 31701 229-430-1966

Dougherty County Health Department 240 Pine Avenue Albany GA 31701 229-438-3943