Warren County Health Department (WCHD) is a public health agency that is located in Warrenton, North Carolina. The hours of operation are Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 5:00pm. WCHD offers health services such as Adult Health, Child Health, Communicable Diseases, Environmental Health, Family Planning, Health Education, Home Health, Immunizations, Maternal Health, and Women, Infants, and Children, (WIC). The mission of the WCHD is to provide services to improve and protect the Health of Warren County Citizens.
COVID TESTING EVENTS
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COVID VACCINE INFORMATION
The Warren County Health Department has filled our COVID-19 Appointment Schedules based on our current supply of vaccines. Please call us back at (252) 257-1185 after February 8, 2021 to check on our availability of vaccine.
If you already have an appointment at the Warren County Health Department to get your shot, please make sure you come at your scheduled appointment time. If you have provided us with your name and contact information, you are on a waitlist and will be called when new appointments become available. We will inform the public as soon as additional vaccination clinics are scheduled. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we continue to work as hard as we can to get to everyone as quickly as we can.
You may also contact other local vaccine providers such as our neighboring hospitals (i.e. Maria Parham Health, Granville Health Systems), health departments and physician practices (i.e. Vance Family Medicine) to see if they have appointments available.
The Warren County Health Department is currently vaccinating all healthcare workers, long-term care staff and residents (Group 1) and anyone 65 years and older (Group 2). We are providing vaccines by appointment only. Vaccinations for individuals in Groups 3-5 have not opened yet. We will inform the publicthrough our local newspaper, radio, website and social media as soon as the scheduling for these groups is started.
We ask everyone to please be patient as there are many individuals who are calling to schedule appointments. You can also make an appointment to get your shot at other local COVID-19 vaccine providers which include neighboring hospitals and health departments if they have availability. You can find participating vaccine providers online by visiting YourSpotYourShot.nc.gov or by calling the toll free COVID-19 Line at 1-877-490-6642.
Special Notice Section : Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Information for Warren County Residents
The health and safety of Warren County residents is the number one priority of Warren County Health Department. As of January 22, 12:00 p.m., 705,535 cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in North Carolina. There are now 1337 confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Warren County and 13 confirmed deaths. Warren County Health Department’s Communicable Disease staff is working at this time to conduct contact tracing to make sure everyone who came into close contact with any of these individuals is quarantined. Close contact is anyone who was within six feet of the individual for 10 minutes or more. Please continue to practice Social Distancing as well as hand washing techniques that have been given.
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**Effective as of February 4, 2015 Warren County Health Department will no longer provide walk-in blood pressure checks or administer allergy shots. For questions or comments please call 252-257-1185 or email email@example.com
To obtain information on health risks, health status, health needs and community resources, call 252-257-1185.
Your Warren County Health Department offers the following services:
BREAST AND CERVICAL CANCER CONTROL PROGRAM
- Breast and cervical cancer screenings for women fifty and over who are not insured or underinsured
- Mammograms provided by a mobile unit on several dates throughout the year by mobile unit
CARE COORDINATION FOR CHILDREN
- Formal case management process for children birth through three
- Serves children with developmental delays or disabilities, chronic illness, or social/emotional disorders
- Children may be referred by anyone
- Program is family-centered
- Seeks to improve access to services
- Health Department is the lead agency in working with other community agencies for these clients
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE PROGRAM
- Investigation and follow up
- Contact investigation
- Reporting diseases to proper State personnel
- Blood pressure screenings
- Cholesterol screenings
- Blood sugar screenings
- Health risk assessments
- Diabetic teaching
- Exercise program
- High-risk exercise program
- Community screenings
- Provides all recommended childhood immunizations at no charge
- Provides adult immunizations; tetanus, flu, and pneumonia
- Annual tracking of county children birth through two to assure immunization compliance
PREGNANCY CASE MANAGEMENT
- Formal case management process for Medicaid eligible for high risk pregnant women
- Assists eligible clients to apply for Medicaid
- Determines client’s strengths and needs including psychosocial, nutritional, medical, educational, and financial factors
- Develops individual plans for each client
- Assists in arranging appropriate services
- Assures continuity of care
- Provides an incentive program for clients
SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
- Screening tests
- Treatment provided based on protocol and standing orders
- Investigation and follow up with contacts
- Treatment of contacts provided
- Screening tests performed
- Screening questionnaires for high-risk individuals
- Chest x-rays as needed
- Medications provided
- In-home directly observed medication therapy provided