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.
Northwest Health Department 1142 Chattanooga Road Dalton GA 30720 706-272-2331
Whitfield County Health Department 800 Professional Boulevard Dalton GA 30720 706-226-5446
A Mental Health Department is a government agency at the state, county, or local level that provides social services to people with mental health and substance abuse issues. Mental Health Departments offer a range of services, including housing assistance, employment programs, and services for people with developmental disabilities. Mental Health Departments may also offer substance abuse treatment services and counseling services for individuals, groups, and families. Many also offer programs to help people with behavioral health issues to avoid jail and hospital visits.
Whitfield County Mental Health Department 1622 Hickory Street Dalton GA 30720 706-270-5005
Whitfield County Offices Mental Health Department 1401 Applewood Drive Dalton GA 30720 706-270-5000