Public Health Nursing and Clinical Health Services

Our Mission

To enhance Public Health Nursing through education, peer support, and advocacy whereby nurses may empower their communities to attain and maintain wellness.

Our Vision

To enable confident, educated, motivated, committed, competent Public Health Nurses to provide Public Health Services to their community in a manner that prevents illness/disease and promotes well-being.


Services

Immunization Clinic The routine prevention of infectious disease in children and high risk adult population represents one of the outstanding accomplishments of medical science.
Cabell-Huntington Health Department provides routine childhood vaccines to all children who have Medicaid, are uninsured, or under-insured. Adult vaccines available include DtaP, DT, Shingles, HIB, HPV, Hepatitis A and B, MMR, Meningococcal, Pneumococcal, and Varicella. Tuberculosis testing is provided. Call for vaccine pricing.
Vaccines for overseas travelers that are available at Cabell-Huntington Health Department include Yellow Fever, Typhoid, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, and Tetanus/Diphtheria. Call for vaccine pricing. Other vaccines may be available by special order at the patient's request. Please visit the CDC Travel website to view vaccines for your destination.

Immunizations are available Monday, 8AM to 6PM and Tuesday through Friday, 8AM to 3PM.

Infection Control In addition to the Cabell-Huntington Health Department clinics, the nurses collaborate with the epidemiologists on infectious disease investigations concerning communicable diseases such as Salmonella, Giardia lambia, Tuberculosis, Hepatitis, Meningitis, and others. Working in connection with the Sanitarians, home visits and site visits are made to investigate cases before they become a community hazard.
Breast & Cervical Cancer Screening Program This clinic is offered at no charge to West Virginia residents over the age of 25 years who do not have a medical card or health insurance. This clinic will provide a pap smear and a clinical breast exam. Arrangements for a mammogram can be made for those who qualify. Call 304-523-6483 to schedule an appointment.
Family Planning Pap smears, breast exams, and Bbirth control are provided free to those that qualify. Choices of birth control include birth control pills, Depo Provera, diaphragms, foam, and condoms. Sterilization procedures such as tubal ligation and vasectomy may be arranged for those who qualify. Call 304-523-6483 to schedule an appointment.
HIV Testing All HIV testing is confidential and may be anonymous at the client's request. Oral HIV testing is available. Counseling and referrals are also given. All HIV test results must be picked up in person by the client. No results will be given over the phone or to any person other than the client. Testing is available Monday 8AM to 5PM and Tuesday through Thursday, 8AM to 3PM.
Blood Titers to Improve Immunity This service is provided Monday 8AM to 6PM and Tuesdaythrough Friday, 8AM to 3PM. A blood sample is obtained to determine if the client is immune to various diseases. Costs vary depending on the testing requested.
STD Clinic Screening, diagnosis, and treatment is available for all STDs. Appointments are highly encouraged. Please call 304-523-6483 to make an appointment. Walk-ins will be accommodated based on provider availability. This service is available Monday 8AM to 5PM and Tuesday through Thursday 8AM to 3PM.
TB TestingTB risk assessments and testing are conducted Monday 8AM to 6PM and Tuesday through Friday 8AM to 3PM. Charges may apply. Referral to a dianostic clinic might be needed.
Hepatitis TestingTesting for Hepatitis B and C is conducted Monday 8AM to 6PM and Tuesdaythrough Friday 8AM to 3PM. Charges may apply.
MRSA Information from the CDC Please click this link for more information.
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