Carter & Johnson County Director
The Carter County Health Department is located at 403 E. G Street in Elizabethton and was built in 1991. The Truman Clark Health Education Annex was added in 2000. Regular office hours of operation for the Carter County Health Department are Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., with extended clinic hours for primary care services. Extended hours appointments for WIC and certain Family Planning services are offered on the third Thursday of each month for those who must have later appointment times.
Services of the Carter County Health Department include: WIC (Women Infants and Children), TENNderCare (including EPSD&T screenings), vital records, dental health services, environmental health, primary care, health promotion, immunizations, nutrition education, Best Start, family planning, breast and cervical cancer screening program, pregnancy testing, prenatal education classes, Child Health and Development (CHAD) services, Children's Special Services (CSS), Help Us Grow Successfully (HUGS), Phenyletonuria (PKU) and thyroid tests for newborns, communicable disease services, HIV testing and counseling, and sexually transmitted disease program.
For more information about services offered by the Carter County Health Department, or to schedule an appointment, call 543-2521.