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Adult Health Services

The Guilford County Department of Public Health provides a wide range of adult health services.  Some of these services are designed to address the healthcare needs of all Guilford County residents and all services are designed to meet the needs of uninsured/underinsured low income residents. Some services are available to any resident of North Carolina, call 641-7777 for details.

The Evans-Blount Community Health Center, a new medical clinic for adults, is now open.  For more information about the Center and its services please call 641-2100.

For information on our Refugee Health services, click here.

For more information on any of the following Department of Public Health programs, including hours of service, click on the highlighted link.

SERVICES FOR WOMEN (Adults and Teens)

Family Planning Services provide a full range of birth control options plus education and counseling.  New patient visit and annual return visits include a complete examination, pap test as indicated, and other laboratory as indicated.  Included is our Regional Vasectomy Program for men.

Maternity Care is provided through pregnancy, including a six week post partum exam.  Women who meet eligibility criteria for the Medicaid for Pregnant Women program, receive care free.  Other women are charged on a sliding scale according to income.

CenteringPregnancy is a new way of delivering prenatal care. It is a prenatal care that includes health assessment, education and support. Women with similar due dates meet for their prenatal visits with two co-facilitators about 10 times during their pregnancies in the same Centering room.

Note:  Our Dental Clinic provides services to pregnant women who have a Medicaid card.  Call 641-3152 for an appointment in Greensboro or 641-7733 for an appointment in High Point.

Primary Care for Medicaid Carolina Access Women is available through  the Guilford County Department of Public Health. As primary care provider for the North Carolina Medicaid Carolina Access Medicaid Managed Care program, women may designate the Women’s Health clinic as their primary care provider.

PLEASE CALL 641-3245 FOR AN APPOINTMENT FOR THE ABOVE SERVICES IN EITHER GREENSBORO OR HIGH POINT.  Information available in English and Spanish.

Childbirth Education Classes are open to the public and offered to help families prepare for the best possible childbirth experience as well as to promote lifelong health and wellness.  Classes are offered throughout the year and meet on the same night once a week for five weeks.  Medicaid covers the cost of the classes for the mother-to-be and her partner.  For participants without Medicaid, the cost of the class series is $45.00 for the mother-to-be and her partner.  Class size is limited and registration is required.  For more information or to register call 336-641-4718.  Baby items donated by Covers4kids and the Junior League of Greensboro are given away during each class series.

SERVICES FOR WOMEN AND MEN

Sexually Transmitted Infection appointments, including HIV testing, are available daily (weekdays, except holidays). Call early as same-day appointments are limited.  For an appointment in either Greensboro or High Point, call 641-3245. Services are confidential and free of charge.

Skin Testing for Tuberculosis  Please call 641-3245.

Adult Immunizations are available, usually for a fee.  Please call 641-3245 for details.

PLEASE CALL 641-3245 FOR AN APPOINTMENT FOR THE ABOVE SERVICES IN EITHER GREENSBORO OR HIGH POINT.  

International Travel Clinic provides up to the minute recommended vaccines for your travel destination.  We also provide essential health and political information to help insure a safe and pleasurable travel experience.  This program is self-sustaining, however, fees are very competitive.  We are a CERTIFIED YELLOW FEVER IMMUNIZATION approved clinic site.

PLEASE CALL 641-3245 FOR AN APPOINTMENT IN EITHER GREENSBORO OR HIGH POINT. 

If you have questions about the services listed above, we want to answer them!  Email us at:  jsouthe1@co.guilford.nc.us

Home Visiting Services  for elderly and the disabled are available to residents of Guilford County who are in need of care that compares to the care offered by a nursing home, have needs that can be met by the program, and have CAP/MA Medicaid.  Other short term services are available to residents 18 years and older who are unable to meet requirements for eligibility to receive services from a certified home health agency, spend the majority of time at home, and  need care for six months or less.

PLEASE CALL 641-3660 OR 641-3809 FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Medication Assistance Program serves as a link between pharmaceutical companies and patients to provide low cost or free prescription medications.  This servce is available for residents who meet certain income restrictions and have no insurance coverage.

PLEASE CALL  641-8030 (GREENSBORO) OR 641-7620 (HIGH POINT) FOR MORE INFORMATION.   

Updated Feb. 21, 2013