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Health Department

 Board of Health
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Health Department
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  • Birth Certificates
  • Name Changes
  • Death Certificates
  • Paternity Acknowledgements
  • Legitimations

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:00 am to 5:00 pm
8:00 am to 7:00 pm
8:00 am to 3:00 pm

We close for lunch from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm everyday.

We open at 9:30 am the first Wednesday of each month.

Provides general health services such as immunizations, well baby check up, health check, hearing/vision/dental screening, dental services for children, blood pressure checks, laboratory services, screening and referral services for refugees, family planning, women's health, pregnancy tests, prenatal care, presumptive eligibility Medicaid, perinatal case management, mammography, Breast Test and More, STD/HIV testing, treatment and counseling, tuberculosis screening and treatment, teen clinic, international travel clinic, WIC (Women, Infants and Children). Services are available to anyone. Some services are based on a sliding scale. We accept Medicaid, Medicare, Peachcare, cash, Visa, MasterCard and Discover for payment. For more information on these services see contact information below.

Hall County Health Department
1290 Athens Street
Gainesville, GA

Hall County Board of Health

The Hall County Board of Health oversees the activities and programs of the Hall County Health Department. A function of the BOH is to determine the health needs and resources of the county by research, collection and evaluations of data pertaining to the health of the community. The BOH is also responsible for developing in cooperation with the DPH, programs, activities, and facilities responsive to the health needs of the county and insuring compliance with rules and regulations of the DPH. The BOH is charged with enforcement of all laws pertaining to health unless the enforcement of those laws is by law the responsibility of another agency.

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District Health Director
David N. Westfall, M.D., MPH, CPE
Health Director
1280 Athens Street
Gainesville, GA

Children With Special Needs
(Babies Can't Wait, Early Intervention, Children's Medical Services)

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Identifies and follows high-risk infants and children. Coordinates resources to specialized healthcare.

Children With Special Needs
1856-103 Thompson Bridge Rd Suite 3
Gainesville, GA

Northeast Georgia Physician's Group at Hall County Health Department
(Primary Care Clinic)

Northeast Georgia Physician's Group offers primary care clinic services for adults with chronic illnesses as well as preventative services. Although the clinic is located at the health department, it is not a health department program. Please contact Northeast Georgia Physician's Group for information regarding their services and hours of operation.

Northeast Georgia Physician's Group
1292 Athens Street
Gainesville, GA

Vital Records

This department provides birth certificates and death certificates for individuals born in all counties in Georgia.

Hours of Operation:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
8:00 am - 6:30 pm
8:00 am - 2:30 pm
Please arrive at least 45 minutes before closing for same day service. Early arrival allows for any delays in processing your request.

By law, only certain person(s) is/are entitled to a certificate.

There are 3 ways to obtain certified vital record copies. Be sure to complete all required information on the application form provided within each link:


By Mail

In Person

Request Online through VitalChek, the approved vendor that Hall County Health Department has authorized to process online orders for Hall County, Georgia birth or death certificates. If you use another internet vendor, you will pay an additional fee to that vendor without receiving any additional services. The Hall County Health Department has no control over what services and fees other internet vendors offer and charge, nor can we guarantee the confidentiality of any vital record data provided to vendors other than VitalChek.

Hall County Health Department does not accept credit cards or online orders; however, for your convenience, you can process online requests through an independent company that we have partnered with to provide you this service; VitalChek Network, Inc. VitalChek can be reached either through its website, An additional fee is charged by VitalChek for using this service, and all major credit cards are accepted, including American Express®, Discover®, MasterCard® or Visa®.

Request By Mail: Please mail a signed request that includes the following information along with a money order made payable to Hall County Vital Records.

  • Copy of photo ID
  • Full name of person shown on the birth certificate (maiden name if female)
  • Date of birth (month, day, year)
  • Place of birth (hospital, city, county)
  • Full name of mother (include mother's maiden name)
  • Full name of father
  • Relationship to the person named on the birth certificate. Must include documents to prove relationship.
  • The number of certificates requested and the appropriate fee
  • Telephone number and a self addressed stamped envelope must be included

Request In Person: Please visit us at the Hall County Health Department. You must have a government issued ID, i.e. Driver's License, Passport, State of Georgia ID and proof of relationship if required. The non-refundable search fee for a birth certificate is $25.00. This fee includes one certified certificate, if found. Additional certified certificates for the same person ordered at the same time are $5.00 each. We accept Cash, Discover, MasterCard and Visa (cardholder must be present with ID). No personal checks are accepted.

Some corrections, legitimations, and paternity acknowledgments can be initiated through this office. Please call 770-531-6034 for more information or to schedule an appointment.

Hall County Vital Records
1290 Athens Street
Gainesville, GA

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