Offered each Monday for adults both Male and Female, in need of
annual checkups. Appointments are necessary. Coordinator: Tiffany
Dyson, RN - Adult Health Coordinator
Immunizations against communicable diseases and tuberculosis skin
tests are available. This clinic is offered Monday through
Friday, 8:30 - 11:30 a.m. and 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. The children's
immunization clinic offers extended hours from 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
on the first and third Wednesday, of each month.
Health Clinic -
Well-child health screenings are held each Tuesday and are
offered by appointment for children and adolescents to age 21.
Coordinator: Ruth Huggins, RN - Child Health Coordinator
Service Coordination -
Provides case management, education, developmental screenings,
and coordinates medical services for children birth to five (5)
years that are at high risk for developmental delays or have
special medical needs. Please call for more information.
Coordinator: Joan Taylor, RN
Provides family planning services to women of
childbearing age who want to help in planning their pregnancies
and/or limiting the number of pregnancies. Physicals by
appointment only. Coordinator: Beth Neill, RN
Pregnancy testing and counseling are available on Tuesday and
Friday mornings from 8:30 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.
Provides quality prenatal care, counseling and education to
expectant women of Bladen County. Please call for an appointment
or for more information. Coordinator: Angie Lowry, RN
Available Monday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. until 3:45 p.m.
Screening, treatment, risk assessment, counseling and education
are offered. HIV testing, which includes pre- and
post-counseling, is available.
Provides screening, treatment, education and follow-up for all
people. Please call for more information. Coordinator: Debra
A Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program designed for women
50 years of age and older, who are in need of a full clinical
breast examination and Pap smear evaluation, and meet the
financial criteria are eligible. Coordinator: Tiffany Dyson, RN -
Adult Health Coordinator
Health Nurse Program
Screenings, referrals, and age-appropriate education offered for
all Bladen County Schools. Coordinator: Deborah H. Brisson, RN.
Cell Anemia Program
Testing and evaluation offered each Monday and Friday. Follow-up
counseling is by appointment. Contact: Maggie Royal, LPN.
These screenings are offered each Tuesday for children under age
six (6) years of age. Counseling and education are offered
through the Children's Health Clinic.
Maternity Care Coordinators are highly skilled social workers who
assist pregnant women with needed services such as WIC, food
stamps, MEDICAID, housing , support, transportation, etc.
Coordinator: Wanda Herring - Social Worker
Maternity Outreach Workers (MOW)
Maternity outreach workers assist at-risk women in
providing social support, reinforcement fo education, and
outreach activities not currently a part of the health care
This includes health care and related services provided to people
in their homes or places of residence, and is often an
alternative to hospital or nursing home care. It is designed to
help people get and stay well, and remain independent at home.
Home care is for any medical problem that can be appropriately
managed at home, including recovery from illness or surgery,
chronic disease care, physical disabilities and terminal illness.
For more information click on Bladen County Home Health.
Coordinator/Supervisor: Shannon Pate, RN.
WIC (Women, Infant
Provides pregnant, post partum and breast-feeding women, and
infants and children to age five (5) with nutritional education
and supplemental foods to assist in their health care needs
during this critical time of growth and development. Eligibility
is based upon income and medical need. Please call for an
appointment. Coordinator/Supervisor: Cathi Moffat.
Environmental health specialists are responsible for enforcement
of N. C. General Statutes regarding: sanitation inspections,
septic tank and sewage control, investigation of foodborne
disease outbreaks, water analysis, vector investigation and
control, lead level control, and environmental health education.
Coordinator/Supervisor: T. Cris Harrelson, RS.
If you are interested in filling out a Well/Septic Tank Application please feel free to do so. This link will assist
you in knowing what is required for an inspection of your
property by our staff.
Handles domestic animal related problems, animal bites, rabies
cases and vaccinations; picks up strays and unwanted animals;
provides the animal adoption program services, and education on
all animal control issues. Coordinator: Larry Martin. Contact
Smart Start Health Education Team
The Smart Start Health Education Team consists of a registered
nurse and a health educator. The registered nurse ensures
children in day care facilities are currently immunized and each
child has a place to receive regular medical care. The health
educator provides health education to day care facilities and
parents by generating a health conscious, health informed and
health motivated community. The team ensures child care
environments are safe and healthy for all birth to five (0-5)
year old children in child care.
Provides and offers educational material, classes and seminars on
health-related issues and promotes Bladen County Health
Department's efforts in improving the overall health of Bladen
County Residents. These services are available to all people and
organizations. Contact: Al Bishop, MSA
The Vital Records Section of Bladen County
Health Department ensures that all birth and death certificates
for those persons who were born or died in Bladen County are
filed according to Chapter 130-A of North Carolina General
The health director serves as the local
registrar for all births, deaths, and fetal deaths occuring in
Bladen County. The issuance of burial transit permits and
disinterment/reinterment permits also fall under the jurisdiction
of the local registrar. The deputy registrar processes the vital
records received in the health department and forwards copies of
all births and deaths which have occurred in Bladen County to the
Bladen County Register of Deeds, where certified copies
may be obtained.
Contact Emily Williams, Deputy
Registrar, at 910-862-6900, extension 4934, for more information
on birth and death certificates or if a burial transit permit or
disinterment/reinterment permit is needed.
Other helpful links for those who may be
studying or investigating their ancestry and family history:
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