Health Department

Breast and Cervical Cancer Screening Program:
Public Health Nurses provide this clinic for under-insured women to screen for breast and cervical cancer. The women receive a pap smear according to the program schedule and breast exams. Referral for mammograms are provided based on age and/or need. For more information, click on the Breast and Cervical tab to the right.

Communicable Disease Prevention:
Involves outbreak investigation, reporting, and providing education to providers and the community. For more information, click on the Communicable Disease tab to the right.

Diabetic Education and Testing:
Clinical staff provides blood sugar monitoring and education dealing with exercise, dietary concerns, and monitor usage

Family Planning Program:
Clinics are conducted by contracting clinicians for women for family planning services. The women are provided a pap smear, breast exam, appropriate laboratory testing and birth control supplies. The cost of the exam is minimal and the birth control supplies are free. For more information, click on the Family Planning tab to the right.

HealthCheck Program:
Pediatric clinic that provides a comprehensive health and developmental assessment. For more information, click the HealthCheck tab to the right.

HIV/AIDS Testing and Counseling:
Confidential and anonymous HIV/AIDS testing, diagnosis, and treatment. Counseling and prevention education provided. Provide referrals for treatment. This service is free of charge.  For more information, click on the HIV/AIDS Testing tab to the right.

Hypertension Screenings:
Counseling, education, and referrals provided for those individuals with hypertension. Free or minimal charge based on income.

Immunization Program:
Immunizations for preventable childhood/adult diseases are available for eligible children and adults during our regular immunization clinic hours or by appointment. Limited adult vaccines available. Yearly flu clinic are conducted onsite and throughout the community by request.  For more information, click on the Immunizations tab to the right.

Influenza Information and Vaccination:
Seasonal Influenza Vaccination and information for all ages available during regular immunization clinics or by appointment. For more information, click on the Influenza Information tab to the right.

Laboratory Testing:
Screening provided for high cholesterol and diabetes.  Medicaid accepted.  A minimal fee applies for all services provided.  No "Walk-Ins" please, laboratory services provided by appointment only.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs):
Confidential counseling, screening and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases is offered by appointment.  For more information, click on the STD Testing tab to the right.

Tuberculosis Program:
PPD skin testing for exposure to TB. Free x-ray clinic for positive results and consult with physician through state program. Screening is provided during regular immunization clinics and by appointment.  If you receive a TB test, you will need to return in 48-72 hours to have the test read. Case management services for positive skin tests and active TB includes treatment and follow-up as well as contact testing/treatment as necessary. Chest X-Ray’s provided by appointment only for follow-up TB test reactor or physician’s referral.  For more information, click on the Tuberculosis tab to the right.

We provide clinical services with the focus being prevention, promotion and protection. The goal of this strategy is to provide services that improve the quality of life for the citizens of Hardy County.

We offer a wide range of services that include blood pressure screening, breast and cervical cancer screening, communicable disease prevention, family planning, HIV/Aids testing and counseling, Immunizations, lab testing, STD testing and counseling, and tuberculosis screening

Clinical Services