Devin A. Toms, Director of Public Health
2379 Buffalo Road
Lawrenceburg, TN 38464
Office: (931) 762-9406 ext 130
Fax: (931) 766-1592
Duties of the Department
Child health care services
Children’s Special Services (CSS)
Family planning training
General Environmental Health: inspecting food service establishments, hotels, motels, public swimming pools, bed and breakfast establishments, child care facilities, tattoo parlors, organized camps and school plants.
Health Education: provide educational services to patients, schools, and community groups upon request.
HUG (Help Us Grow), home visits by a public nurse to families whose infants may be at risk for medical or developmental problems.
Immunization (shots and vaccines)
Nutrition, nutritional information and training
Prenatal care: testing and presumptive eligibility screening for TennCare and referral for prenatal care
Sexually Transmitted Disease Control
TennCare eligibility determination
TennCare outreach: provide services to families and individuals who may be eligible for TennCare
Vital records: birth and death information is collected and sent to the State’s Office of Vital Records.
Women, infants and children (WIC): vouchers to buy nutritious foods are issued to women who are pregnant or breastfeeding and children under five years of age who are at nutritional risk and meet income guidelines. Training and educational services to WIC participants.
Goals and Objectives
To focus on the total health care needs of an individual, family, and the community of Lawrence County.
To offer a wide variety of health services, programs, and training for Lawrence County citizens.