Medical Health


Wilcox County Health Department

Women’s health services, prenatal services, family planning, babies born healthy, presumptive eligibility -Medicaid coverage to income eligible pregnant women, pregnancy related services, health check – screening of medical and/or developmental problems for Medicaid eligible children, Nutrition Services – Sickle Cell screening and counseling, Stroke and Heart Attack Prevention Program (SHAPP), Women, Infants, and Children (WIC), Healthy Start, Early Intervention/Babies Can’t Wait, Children First, Children’s Medical Services, Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Services: exams, lab tests ,and treatment of STD’s; HIV AIDS – screening and counseling, Community Health Promotion, Planning and Prevention, general nursing services, immunizations – for all ages, infectious disease surveillance, environmental services

Children’s Medical Services – Cordele

Outpatient clinics with physicians who evaluate each child’s condition. CMS offers long-term treatment and therapy by providing physician evaluations, treatment plans, and follow-up care. The nursing staff provides case management, implementing the treatment plan, and coordinating the services needed by the child and family. Comprehensive physical assessment, diagnostic testing (x-rays, lab tests, etc.), evaluation by medical social workers and nutritionists, corrective surgery, medications, health education for child and family, ongoing health care supervision by registered nurses, hearing aids, braces, casts, wheel chairs, special shoes & other supplementary devices; dental care only if related to the handicapping condition, coordination of care with other agencies and schools, depending on resources: support services (i.e. genetic, nutrition, financial and vocational counseling, and psychological evaluation), and referral services to appropriate community resources.

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