Departments

The Public Health Nursing Division provides free or minimal cost services in order to promote healthy lifestyles.  They also work to prevent the spread of disease through communicable disease surveillance and reporting.

Immunizations

Every Tuesday, from 8:00 - 12 Noon and 1:00 - 4:00 pm or other days by appointment.

The cost $5.00 per shot plus a $10.00 office visit fee.  Medical cards are accepted.  No one will be denied services due to inability to pay.
Bring shot records with you. 

HIV/AIDS Testing

The Public Health Nursing Division provides screening for HIV/AIDS disease. These screenings are available by appointment and are free of charge.

Cholesterol Screening

Tuesdays 8am - 12noon and 1pm - 4pm

Cost $20.00 (Cash or Check)

This blood test panel measures levels of:

  • Total Cholesterol: The total amount of cholesterol in your blood.
  • HDL - "Good Cholesterol": High-Density Lipoprotein cholesterol, this type of cholesterol helps to remove LDL from your blood.
  • LDL - "Bad Cholesterol": Low-Density Lipoprotein cholesterol is known as bad cholesterol because it can lead to a hardening and clogging of your arteries.
  • Triglycerides: Unused calories are stored by the body as triglycerides in fat (lipid) cells.
  • Blood Glucose: The amount of sugar in your blood.

Individuals Who May Be At Risk for High Cholesterol:

  • Smokers
  • Individuals with a family history of high cholesterol or heart disease
  • Overweight or obese individuals
  • Diabetics
  • Individuals with an underactive thyroid
  • People with kidney disease
  • Individuals who drink often

 

Question? Please don't hesitate to call (937) 378-6892 or toll free 866-867-6892 and ask for the nursing department.

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