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Clinical Services
Divison Provides immunizations, family planning, adolescent health WIC services and special health clinics, such as Tuberculosis, Refugee, Flu vaccine.  Many of these services are targeted for prevention and treatment of communicable diseases in Mecklenburg County.
  • Clinics
  • Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings
  • Childbirth Classes
  • Pediatric Dental Services
  • Family Planning Clinic
  • Flu and Pneumonia Shots 
  • Health Choice Coordinators 
  • HIV Counseling and Testing 
  • Immunization Clinic
  • Mammograms
  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Pregnancy Testing/Counseling
  • Public Health Laboratory
  • Sexually Transmitted Disease Control Clinic
  • Travel Shots
  • Tuberculosis (TB) Control
  • WIC

See Clinic Services  for general information including hours and days of operation, appointment information, walk-in services, costs, and insurance information required.

Division Director
Paula Black, RN, MSN
phone: 704-336-5025
fax: 704-336-4629
Community Services

Division provides a variety of programs Mecklenburg County at churches, homes, schools, colleges, child care centers, ambulatory sites, and to the community at large.  The overall goal is to improve the quality of life and health for citizens in Mecklenburg County.  Services include but are not limited to: case management, education and outreach, counseling and testing, environmental policy development, and disease prevention. Programs are targeted to high risk populations and aim to address health disparities.  See the list below for program areas.     

Programs include:

  • CAP-Children
  • CAP-Disabled Adults
  • Care Coordination for Children
  • HIV Case Management
  • Smart Start Child Care Health Consultants
  • Smart Start Health Families Mecklenburg
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • HIV/STD Investigation
  • HIV Community Testing and Outreach
  • Ryan White
  • Pregnancy Care Management
  • School Health
Division Director
Carmel Clements, RN
phone: 704-336-4662
Environmental Health
Services include inspections of restaurants, meat markets, schools, foster care homes, lodging, hospitals, swimming pools, tattoo facilities, and day cares.  Other services include pest management, solid waste management, lead hazard prevention, and management of  water and groundwater health concerns, including well evaluations and sampling, soil evaluations, and engineering, design, and permitting of private wastewater treatment and disposal systems.
Ordinances supplement state mandated programs.  Adopted locally by our Board of County Commissioners acting as the Board of Health, these ordinances enhance our public health environmental health protection capabilities.
> Public Health Ordinances

Division Director
Bill D. Hardister, RS
phone: 704-336-5533
fax: 704-319-9529

Health Informatics and Planning

Division provides a comprehensive array of professional support services across the spectrum of Public Health activities. These activities include:   

  • Audit/Quality Improvement/Process Improvement
  • Epidemiology
  • Health Promotion
  • Medical Records
  • Patient Registration
  • Triple P
  • Vital Statistics
Deputy Health Director
Bobby Cobb, RS
office:  704-336-5567

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