The Health Department offers general clinical services including family planning, prenatal care, child health, communicable disease, behavioral health and immunizations, and health education and outreach. It also provides food inspections and on site well and wastewater, nutrition education and counseling, and children’s dental services.

Workload Measures 2019-20
Number of Health Clinic patients: 5,579
Number of WIC patients: 6,234
Number of Dental Clinic patients: 3,664
Number of of community training conducted through Childcare Health Consultant program: 23
Annual infant mortality rate: 6.1 per 1,000 live births
Annual preterm birth rate ( births prior to 37 wks gestation): 9.3%

Updated 1/9/2020

GOALSPROGRESS
1) Obtain re-accreditation status awarded by North Carolina Local Health Department Accreditation Board (ALL)Goal Met
2) Develop a Community Health Improvement Plan (HEALTH ED)In Progress
3) Job offers will be made for vacant positions within an average of 20 business days from the closing date of the job posting (SUPERVISORS, ADMIN)9.62 average days
4) To ensure customer's needs are met, Environmental Health will average less than 3.5 weeks from permit application to permit issuance for on-site wells (EH)1.02 average weeks
5) Maintain at least 85% of accepted claims from all insurance companies (FINANCE)93.83% average