Cholesterol, Diabetes, and 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 - Adults
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 hepatitis, whooping cough, Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), and diseases caused by contaminated water or food such as salmonella or shigella.
To make an appointment, please call 902-2449. For more information, please call 902-2305 or visit the CDC website.
HIV Testing and Counseling
Confidential testing and counseling are offered free of charge. Services are provided daily.
Please call 902-2449 to schedule an appointment.
Immunizations - Adults
Immunizations available include:
- Hepatitis A&B
- Rabies pre-exposure
Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)
Services include free testing and treatment for report-able sexually transmitted diseases such as gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis. Services are provided daily.
To schedule an appointment, please call 902-2449.
Sickle Cell Testing and 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.
For more information, please call 902-2305. To make an appointment, please call 902-2449.
Diagnosis, treatment and follow-up is available for anyone suspected to have or diagnosed with TB disease. We do not offer routine TB skin tests at this time.
For more information, please call 902-2305.