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Hart County Health Department

64 Reynolds St.     Hartwell, Georgia 30643
(706) 376-5117    Fax (706) 376-5011
Environmental Health (706) 376-2582
Environmental Health Email:

Office Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 AM- 5:00 PM Closed Daily 12 – 1
Extended Hours: 8:00 AM – 7:00 PM First Tuesday in month, close at 3:00 PM Following Friday
Health Department Web Site

As a division of the Georgia Department of Human Resources we provide a variety of Nursing and Environmental Health services.

Our clinical services include immunizations, women's health and WIC (supplemental food program)and the Dental program.

Our environmental health section is responsible for enforcement of several state regulations involving on-site sewage systems (septic tanks), inspection of food service facilities (Scores), tourist courts (hotels, motels, etc.), and public swimming pools. We investigate complaints related to these programs as well as other environmental problems. The department also conducts water samples of individual wells for bacterial contamination.

Mortality (Deaths) Rate in Hart County: Table One, Table Two
Natality (Births) Rate in Hart County Birth Rate Table

Health Care Statistics
Hart County had 9.6 licensed nursing home beds per 100 persons in 1999, compared with the state average of 5.5 per 100 persons.
In 1999, the number of physicians in the county per 10,000 persons was 8.2, compared to the state average of 19.3.
For more community indicators please see the Department of Community Affairs.