Health Department

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Halifax County COVID-19 Testing and Treatments

Halifax County Clinic Update Press Release (June 22, 2022)*

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Find My Spot | Vacunate.nc.gov

This vaccine location search tool lets North Carolinians enter their ZIP code or current location to find nearby vaccine providers.  North Carolina COVID-19 Information | NC COVID-19 (ncdhhs.gov) 

These sites are North Carolina’s online spots for reliable and accurate information.

Video: You Have a Spot, Take Your Shot

We have a video showcasing numerous North Carolinians sharing why they are taking their shot.

About COVID-19

The below documentation outlines the next steps for individuals to take after being tested for COVID-19 and prompts them to think ahead about the kinds of questions that will support them with the overall contact tracing process 

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English - Contact Tracing Next Steps After Testing

Espanola - Seguimiento De Contactos Pasos Siguientes Despues De Prueba

For more information about COVID-19, please visit CDC websites below along with additional information and phone numbers:

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/index.html

  • CDC Recommended Preparedness and Response - www.cdc.gov/cpr
  • NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) COVID-19 Information -North Carolina COVID-19 Information | NC COVID-19 (ncdhhs.gov) 
  • As questions and concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19) increase across North Carolina, we’d like to encourage the promotion of the statewide Coronavirus Triage Plus for the public, which is answered 24 hours a day/7 days a week.

The phone number to the Coronavirus Triage Plus is 1-866-462-3821.

Essential Services

The 10 essential public health services, as promulgated by the United States Public Health Service and Institutes of Medicine, are:

  1. Monitor health status to identify community health problems.
  2. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
  3. Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
  4. Mobilize community partnerships to identify and solve health problems.
  5. Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
  6. Support laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
  7. Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
  8. Assure a competent public and personal health care workforce.
  9. Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
  10. Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

Other Services

Halifax County Health Department services include:

Mission Statement

Halifax County Public Health System will educate and empower all citizens of Halifax County to lead healthier, more fulfilling lives.

Vision Statement

With caring hearts and helping hands, we will achieve excellence in Health Care and Environmental Health services.

Public Comments

For Public Comments or suggestions regarding our services or services you would like us to offer, please call 252-583-5021 or send an email to publiccomment@halifaxnc.com. Please include your name and contact information.