Hoke County Health Department provides maternal health services to any pregnant female in any county that desires prenatal services. The primary mission of the Maternal Health Program is to ensure that all low income pregnant women have access to early and continuous prenatal and postpartum care. The provision of early, continuous prenatal and postpartum care is a means of reducing maternal and infant morbidity and mortality.
You can obtain more information about this program by viewing the Maternal Health document (PDF).
Hoke County Health Department provides laboratory services for public health programs. The laboratory is regulated by the Clinical Laboratory Improvement Amendment (CLIA). Laboratory services consist of clinical tests that are performed to help diagnose and treat different types of diseases and conditions. It also helps screen for asymptomatic diseases and conditions.
You can obtain more information about this program by viewing the Laboratory Services document (PDF).
Care Coordination for Children (CC4C)
The Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) program is a partnership, between the NC Division of Public Health, Community Care of North Carolina and the North Carolina Division of Medical Assistance (DMA), designed to serve children from birth to 5 years of age who meet certain at risk criteria. We share the responsibility for the delivery of care management services designed to improve the quality of care while containing costs to Medicaid.
You can obtain more information about this program by viewing the Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) document (PDF).
Child Health Program
Hoke County Health Department offers a variety of services for children of all ages. These services include: well child health checks, primary (sick) visits, and physicals. Immunization status is evaluated at each visit. We are open for business Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
You can obtain more information about this program by viewing the Child Health Program document (PDF).
Diseases that are spread from person to person are called communicable disease. These diseases include food borne illnesses, vector borne illnesses, influenza, Tuberculosis and Sexually Transmitted Infections. The heath department staff helps to identify and prevent contagious diseases to help protect the public's health. The communicable disease nurse conducts surveillance and investigates communicable diseases. By working with local physicians, hospitals and labs, the nurse can track the disease and educate the public on how to prevent infection.
You can obtain more information about this program by viewing the Communicable Disease document (PDF).
Pregnancy Care Management
Pregnancy Care Management is a free, confidential, and voluntary program designed to help pregnant women with Medicaid improve the health outcome of their unborn child. Pregnancy Care Management services are provided by OB Care Managers from your local health department.
You can obtain more information about this program by viewing the Pregnancy Care Management document (PDF).
Health Education Outreach
The overall goal of community health education and health promotion is to educate people of all ages about the risks associated with certain lifestyle choices and to help people make voluntary behavior changes in order to improve their health and the quality of their lives. Health Education empowers people to take more control over their personal, family, community, and environmental health and well-being.
You can obtain more information about this program by viewing the Health Education Outreach document (PDF).