Child Health

Our Child Health Enhanced Role RN and Family Nurse Practitioners provide examinations for children who need:

  • Well child exams for children from birth through 20 years of age, school health assessments for children entering school for first time.
  • College and Pre-Employment Exams
  • Lead Screening
    • Blood lead level screening available for children 12 months to 6 years of age
    • Families of children with elevated lead levels are provided followup blood work and counseling by registered nurse and an environmental health specialist
    • More information is available at the North Carolina Public Health website
  • Sickle Cell Screening Program
    • Testing at no cost upon request
    • Sickle Cell consultant from Jacksonville visits Carteret County Health Department quarterly to counsel patients with positive results


Child Health Services are provided by appointment only.  Please call  the Health Department to set up an appointment.