Child Health

Our staff provide services for children who need:

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 follow up 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


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