Clinical Services

Cholesterol, Diabetes, & Blood Pressure

Cardiovascular disease is one of the leading causes of death in Pitt County. In order to address this issue, the Health Department offers screening and counseling services. If screening test results are elevated, referral is made to a physician of your choice.

For an appointment for a screening test, please call 902-2449.

Communicable Disease Control - Children

Up until the early to mid-1900s, the leading causes of death were communicable diseases, diseases spread from person-to-person. Public Health had the major responsibility for controlling the spread of communicable diseases. This responsibility continues today.

Services are provided to control the spread of communicable diseases such as whooping cough, shigella, and diseases caused by contaminated water or food such as salmonella.

For more information please call 902-2305 or visit the CDC website.

Dental Health Services

The Smile Safari Mobile Dental Clinic travels to elementary Pitt County Schools to provide on-site dental care to children who receive Medicaid, Health Choice, or low income children with no dental insurance. During the summer, the Mobile Dental Unit is located at one of Pitt County's Boys and Girls Clubs.
For more information, or to find out if your child qualifies, please call 717-4683.

Immunizations - Children

Protecting our children from deadly diseases is a top priority for Public Health.

The following immunizations are provided free of charge to children:
  • Hepatitis B.
  • Hib (prevents H. influenza meningitis)
  • Measles
  • Mumps
  • Pertussis (whooping cough)
  • Polio
  • Rubella
  • Tetanus
  • Varicella (chicken pox)
  • Diphtheria
Services are provided daily, please call 902-2449 to make an appointment.

Lead Screening

Blood tests are offered for lead poisoning for children from 12 months through age 5.

Please call 902-2305 for more information. In order to make an appointment, please call 902-2449.

Learn more about Lead Poisoning Prevention.

Sickle Cell Testing & Counseling

Sickle cell testing is a free service and available to persons upon request and by appointment. A regional sickle cell counselor provides counseling to individuals and families with positive sickle cell screening.

Please call 902-2305 for more information. In order to make an appointment, please call 902-2449.

Well Child Clinic

Services include:
  • Developmental screening
  • Immunizations
  • Kindergarten physicals
  • Nutrition counseling services
  • Physical exams
  • Pre-school physicals
  • Vision and hearing screening
Please call 902-2449 to make an appointment.

WIC - Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, & Children

Provides nutrition education and counseling, supplemental nutritious foods, and breastfeeding education and support for qualified children from birth to age 5. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 902-2393.

In accordance with Federal civil rights law and U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) civil rights regulations and policies, the USDA, its Agencies, offices, and employees, and institutions participating in or administering USDA programs are prohibited from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or reprisal or retaliation for prior civil rights activity in any program or activity conducted or funded by USDA.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means of communication for program information (e.g. Braille, large print, audiotape, American Sign Language, etc.), should contact the Agency (State or local) where they applied for benefits. Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service at800-877-8339. Additionally, program information may be made available in languages other than English.

Find more information about WIC including eligibility requirements.