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Public Health Nursing

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The public health nursing program is dedicated to the prevention of disease and the maintenance of good health for individuals and families in the community.  Services that are offered through public health nursing include:

Communicable Disease Program

  • Communicable disease reporting and follow-up
  • Immunizations
  • Foreign travel
  • Sexually transmitted disease screening, reporting, treatment and follow-up (Please note: Screening is limited to those 13-26 years of age based on CDC criteria)
  • Tuberculosis screening, treatment, and follow-up
  • HIV counseling, testing, and referral

Chronic Disease Program

The following chronic disease screenings are offered:

  • Blood Pressure
  • Fasting blood sugar
  • Hemoglobin A1C
  • Fasting cholesterol
  • Fasting comprehensive metabolic panel
  • Fasting liver panel

For pricing information, see the health department's Current Fee Schedule. To prepare for your health department appointment, please read the Notice of Privacy Practice. Then print and complete the Consent and Acknowledgement of Privacy Practices. For more information on one of the above services, call (618) 439-0951 or (618) 993-8111.

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