October 3, 2017


Our Mission – To protect, promote, and improve the health and prosperity of people in Tennessee.

The health department’s main functions are:

  1. Assuring services by promoting the development of services outreach and assistance to services;
  2. Assessment to determine health status, health resources and health problems; and
  3. Policy development which leads to protection and promotion of health.

The health department provides health services in the areas of: immunizations, communicable diseases, pregnancy testing, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer screening, nutritional supplement program for pregnant women (WIC), care coordination for Children Special Services (CCS), care coordination for pregnant women, child health and development (CHAD), nutrition counseling for special diet if referred by a medical provider, breastfeeding information and support, AIDS/HIV testing and counseling, and birth and death certificates.

General Environmental Health services include inspections of restaurants & food, bed and breakfasts, hotels, motels, day care centers, schools, campgrounds, public pools and hot tubs, and tattoo establishments and artists. This division promotes annual rabies clinics throughout the county, follows up on animal bites, delivers specimen to the laboratory for testing of rabies, and follows up on laboratory results. New pool plans are approved for compliance with state regulations.

Fee Structure and Appointments

A fee may be required for some services. Charges are based on the Tennessee Department of Health Fee-for-Services policy. Charges may be adjusted based on family income. TennCare, Medicare and private insurances are accepted. All patients are required to have an appointment and verbal proof  of income.  WIC requires written documentation of income. All services are strictly confidential. Interpreter services are available. For further information on services and scheduling appointments call your local health department. No one will be denied access to services due to inability to pay.

Office Information

810 West Church Street
P.O. Box 159
Greeneville, TN 37744-0159

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Telephone Number
(423) 798-1749

Fax Number
(423) 798-1755