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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.

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 June 30, 12:00 p.m., 66,513 cases of Coronavirus have been confirmed in North Carolina. There are now 160 confirmed cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) in Warren County and 5 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 wchd@warrencountync.gov

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:

ADULT HEALTH ANNUAL EXAMS – Thursdays

  • Provided for women who do not meet guidelines for BCCCP or Family Planning Clinic

FAMILY PLANNING CLINIC – Thursdays

  • Family Planning classes for new patients
  • Annual exams
  • Problem visits
  • Pregnancy tests
  • Birth control method education
  • Birth control methods
  • Depo Provera (birth control shot) offered on additional day

MATERNAL HEALTH CLINIC – Thursdays

  • Prenatal Care
  • Prenatal Education
  • Postpartum Care

 

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

ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SERVICES

 

EXERSTYLE PLUS PROGRAM (high-risk clients)

  • Weight
  • Blood Pressure before and after exercise
  • Blood Sugar before and after exercise
  • 30 minute exercise program monitored by Licensed Practical Nurse
  • Suggested lifestyle changes

HEALTH PROMOTIONS

  • Blood pressure screenings
  • Cholesterol screenings
  • Blood sugar screenings
  • Health risk assessments
  • Diabetic teaching
  • Exercise program
  • High-risk exercise program
  • Community screenings

HOME HEALTH

IMMUNIZATIONS

  • 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

TUBERCULOSIS SERVICES

  • Screening tests performed
  • Screening questionnaires for high-risk individuals
  • Chest x-rays as needed
  • Medications provided
  • In-home directly observed medication therapy provided

 

       Warren County Health Dept. Fee Schedule 2017-2018