March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month!

Both men and women can get colorectal cancer, and it is most often found in people who are 50 years or older. Talk to your doctor today about getting screened for colorectal cancer.

Joan Lunden encourages adults ages 50 and over to talk to their doctor to determine the right screening test for colorectal cancer. Comments on this video ar...

Are you interested in learning how to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes? We will be having two screenings today, January 29th, from 9am-11am and 2pm-5pm at the Health Department. Come join us and find out more information about our preventing type 2 diabetes program.

Call (252) 237-3141 if you have any questions!

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The wait is ridiculous. Appt was @2pm, got here at 135pm to register and guess what? I’m still waiting. Yet there are other people who have walked in an hour after us and get to walk right back. I’m a... nurse and this is not acceptable. If you are behind, make sure to tell those who are waiting for their SCHEDULED appts. See More
Family Planning Services available at the Health Department.


We still have FREE Flu Shots available for uninsured adults, courtesy of The Healthcare Foundation of Wilson!!

Please call the Health Department at (252) 237-3141 x6777 for Clinic dates and hours.


We will have Alma Alcantar, Outreach Enrollment Specialist from Carolina Family Health Center, located in the front classroom of the Health Department beginning today. She will assist clients with ACA Marketplace enrollment.

Alma will be here from 8:00am to 5:00pm, Monday through Thursday, November 1, 2017 to December 15, 2017.


If you have any questions please call (252) 237-3141 or comment on the post below.

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Wilson County Home Health is recruiting for Registered Nurses. Great benefits and four 10 hour shift schedules available.

For more information call 252-237-4335 or apply at


Wilson County is an EEOC employer.

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Tdap & Meningitis Clinic for 7th Graders September 28, 2017 from 3:00-6:30pm. To schedule an appointment call (252) 237-3141. Appointments are also available Monday-Friday. Please Bring Insurance Information.…/health-department/immunizations

Available vaccines are dependent on insurance coverage. Please bring proof of previous immunizations along with any Medicaid or insurance information.



**Important Papaya Recall Information**...
**Información de memoria importante de la Papaya**

- State and local officials are investigating Salmonella Kiambu and Salmonella Thompson outbreaks linked to papayas from the Carica de Campeche farm in Mexico.
- Autoridades estateles y locales están investigando las enfermedades causadas por Salmonella Kiambu y Salmonella Thompson vinculadas a las papayas de la finca Carica de Campeche en Mexico.

- Three brands of Maradol papayas have been recalled (Caribeña brand, Cavi brand, and Valery brand)


You can also call the Wilson County Health Department at
(252) 237-3141

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Did you know that 1 in 3 American Adults has prediabetes?

Join us for a prediabetes screening on August 31st, 2017 at White Oak PH Church from 5:00pm-7:30pm.

*See the flyer below for more details!!

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The Wilson County Health Department is now offering extended hours of services during the week! 😊

**Services include: ...
- Pill Pick Ups
- Depo Shot
- Skin Tests
- Skin Test Readings
- Immunizations
- Pregnancy Tests
- Titers
- TB Medication
- STD Treatments

**We are also offering limited STD exams on Mondays and Wednesdays BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!!

**WIC has extended hours of service BY APPOINTMENT ONLY!! For more information regarding this please call 237-3141 ext. 6650

For more information about any of the extended services please call 237-3141

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Today's weather is going to be HOT!!!!!

Try to stay inside where it is cool if you can! If you have to be outside remember to wear sunscreen, a hat, and light colored clothing. Try to find some shade if you can too!

Remember to stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water!!

Do you have plans for July 4th? Does it involve a cookout or gathering? Here are some food tips for your events!

1) Plan for Colorful Plates (make sure you have an item from each food group)
2) Sip Up Some Flavor (try adding mint leaves, lemons, or frozen fruit to your water or iced tea)
3) Keep Foods Safe (keep your hot foods hot and your cold foods cold) ...
4) Prioritize Your Plate (see what your options are first, then fill your plate)
5) Include Fruits and Vegetables (fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables)

Have a safe holiday weekend!

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We are doing FREE HIV testing again today at the Walgreens on the corner of Nash St. and Ward Blvd! Come get tested!!!

Join us today, June 28th, for your FREE HIV testing!! We are located at the Walgreens on the corner of Nash St. and Ward Blvd. until 6pm!

Don't "think" you're safe, KNOW you're safe! GET TESTED!!

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