Hilda Memory, Nursing Director
Hilda.memory@columbusco.org

Communicable Disease Clinic is available Monday through Friday, 8:00-4:00 for the investigation and follow up of communicable diseases. 

Sexually Transmitted Disease clinics are held Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 1:00-3:00 and on Wednesday and Friday from 8:00-11:00 with no appointment necessary.  

Infectious Disease Clinic is on the third Wednesday and Friday of each month by appointment only.  This clinic is in conjunction with New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

Travel clinic is offered in Adult Health to provide immunizations, dietary and disease information to people traveling to other countries.  No appointment necessary and offered each day during clinic hours.

Tuberculosis clinic provides screening for TB through skin tests and screening forms.  Positive results require further testing, and if necessary, treatment will be initiated.  The TB nurse will monitor each case closely.

BCCCP program provides a pap smear and a mammogram at no cost to women 40-64 that meet income requirements and have no insurance.

Family Planning Clinics are held every Tuesday and Thursday from 8:00 until 4:00 by appointment.  Pregnancy tests are done on Fridays.

Immunization clinics are held daily from 8:00 to 4:00 and all required immunizations are administered by public health nurses to both children and adults.  This clinic requires no appointment.

Child Health clinic offers well child screenings for infants and children up to age 21.  Lead testing is performed on children from age 1 year through age 6 years.  Appointments are required for this clinic.

Maternal Health clinics are held every Monday and Wednesday from 8:00 -4:00.  New prenatals are seen on Mondays and follow-up clinic visits are on Wednesday.  Centering Pregnancy care is a new way we are offering prenatal care to our women.  Prenatal visits are by appointment only.

Pregnancy Care Management services are available to pregnant women enrolled in North Carolina Medicaid and to a limited number of low income, uninsured pregnant women.  These OBCM’s are social workers or nurses that ensure you receive the best possible care while you are pregnant and after you deliver your baby.

Nurse-Family Partnership is a program for women who are having their first baby.  If you enroll, a registered nurse will visit you in your home throughout pregnancy and continue to visit until your baby is 2 years old.

Miscellaneous: 

  • Hearing and Vision screening available and by appointment only.
  • Sickle Cell Counseling clinic is held at the health department the 4th Wednesday of each month from 10 am till 12 noon.  Appointments only.
  • Children’s Developmental Services Agency from Wilmington, schedule their own appointments to do developmental evaluations here for local children.   Monthly speech and hearing clinics are also held here by appointment.

ADULT HEALTH/HEALTH PROMOTIONS: 
Screening Physicals Are provided for men and women by appointment only. 
Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP): 
This is offered for women from ages 50 to 64 that are not eligible for Medicaid or Medicare. 
Wisewoman Progam: This program is in conjunction with BCCCP to teach and promote all aspects of a healthy lifestyle.   The Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program provides early screening and follow-up for breast and cervical cancer survivors.