Our Epidemiology nurse provides active tuberculosis
case management, and active and passive disease surveillance activities for
Walton county. Chief responsibility to investigate reported cases of
communicable disease and maintain an active reportable disease surveillance
The goal of Healthy Start is to reduce infant
mortality, reduce the number of low birth weight babies, and to improve health
and developmental outcomes. Our staff provide care coordination, case
management, education and referral, follow-up to women and teenagers during
pregnancy, and to infants after delivery.
Mom Care assists women who receive Medicaid because of pregnancy. We help to
find a physician who accepts Medicaid, assist with arranging transportation to
doctor's appointments, making a WIC appointment, and receiving a Healthy Start
School Health services are provided in Walton
County as a collaborative effort in the Walton County School District and the
Walton County Health Department. The school health planned strategies are
to implement activities mandated by law and to ultimately improve the health of
Walton County students and improve student success in school.
educational pilot program on making healthy food choices, increasing physical
activity and achieving a healthy weight.