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Tim Diffenderfer
Director

Darlene Brown, R.N.
Supervisor of Medical Services

Yanira Valdovinos
Supervisor of Administrative Services

Services:

The Wilson County Health Department provides a variety of basic health services to prevent and treat illnesses. Most services are by appointment. Based on need and provider availability, work-ins may be accepted. Please call ahead to determine your eligibility.

The Health Department serves as a “safety net” for the uninsured, providing a sliding-scale fee based on income. We also act as the primary care provider for assigned TennCare patients. Please call for further information.

Children's Services:

  • Well-child check-ups, including physical exams and screening tests
  • Immunizations.
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Nutrition Program
  • Children’s Special Services (CSS)
  • HUGS Home Visitation Program
  • Dental care

Adult Services:

  • Primary Care, including minor illnesses, physicals, pap smears, colorectal, and other tests to screen for cancer.
  • Tuberculosis diagnosis, treatment, and follow-up.
  • Immunizations against influenza (flu), pneumonia, and tetanus boosters.
  • Confidential diagnosis, treatment, and counseling for Sexually Transmitted Diseases, including HIV/AIDS.
  • WIC (Women, Infants and Children) Nutrition Program
  • Family Planning

COVID-19 Vaccinations as of 1/13/2021:

  • COVID-19 vaccines are available in Wilson County, TN for Phases 1a1, 1a2, and ages 75+. The Wilson County Health Department is experiencing a large volume of incoming calls, but citizens are encouraged to continue calling the Health Department during their regular business hours at 615/444-5325 to schedule appointments. Those wishing to schedule an appointment online may add their name(s) to the waiting list by visiting https://www.signupgenius.com/go/wilson_priority_list. From there, the TN Department of Health will call those on the waiting list to schedule their appointments once slots become available. 

  • To learn more about how the COVID-19 vaccine will be distributed and which phase you are in, visit https://www.tn.gov/health/cedep/ncov/covid-19-vaccine-information.html .

Other Services:

  • Vital Records: Birth and Death Certificates
  • Health Education: provides healthrelated educational programs in the community.
  • Environmental Health Services: Inspection of food service establishments, hotels, public swimming pools, bed and breakfast establishments, campgrounds, tattoo and body piercing studios, childcare facilities, and schools.
  • Emergency Preparedness: Serves as a community partner in the protection against the onset of epidemics and other possible bio-hazard events.

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The mission of the Tennessee Department of Health is to protect, promote and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee.

For more information, please visit http://health.state.tn.us

IT IS THE POLICY OF WILSON COUNTY TO ENSURE COMPLIANCE WITH TITLE VI OF THE CIVIL RIGHTS ACT OF 1964; 49 CFR, PART 21; RELATED STATUTES AND REGULATIONS TO THE END THAT NO PERSON SHALL BE EXCLUDED FROM PARTICIPATION IN OR BE DENIED THE BENEFITS OF, OR BE SUBJECTED TO DISCRIMINATION UNDER ANY PROGRAM OR ACTIVITY RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION ON THE GROUNDS OF RACE, COLOR, SEX, AGE, DISABILITY OR NATIONAL ORIGIN.