Health Department

Caroline Chinouth, 
Carter & Johnson County Director

Office Phone: (423) 543-2521

Carter County Health Department
403 East G Street
Elizabethton, TN 37643

Hours of Operation:
8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

About Us:

The Carter County Health Department is located at 403 E. G Street in Elizabethton. 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.


Our Services:

Services of the Carter County Health Department include: WIC (Women Infants and Children) supplemental nutrition program, EPSD&T “well child” screenings (Early, Periodic, Screening, Diagnostic, & Treatment), vital records (birth and death certificates), dental health services, environmental health, acute primary care services, health promotion, immunizations, nutrition education, Family Planning, breast and cervical cancer screening program, pregnancy testing, prenatal education classes, home visiting and case management services (Children’s Special Services, ‘CSS’ and Help Us Grow Successfully, ‘HUGS’), Phenylketonuria (PKU)/newborn screenings, 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.

Public Notice: Title VI – Civil Rights Act of 1964.

The Civil Rights Act of 1964 – Title VI


Environmental Services

For environmental assessment and related services including permits (water well, septic system, etc.), inspection records, etc., please contact Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation (TDEC) at:

2305 Silverdale Dr, Johnson City, TN 37601

(423) 854-5400