Yes, call 704-986-3099 to make an appointment.
Due to HIPPA regulations, you can make an appointment for yourself or minor child, but not for a friend.
Proof of household income, identification and Medicaid/Medicare card, cash, check or credit card.
Patients call in for an appointment and are given one within five (5) working days. Open access is not available for the Dental Clinic or WIC Program.
Clinic fees are based on the patient’s household income. Clinic fees are reduced for those with less income.
No, private health insurance is not accepted at this time (except in the Dental Clinic). Medicaid, Medicare, Health Choice, cash, checks and credit cards are accepted. However, we can provide a bill for the patient to file with his/her insurance company.
Yes, two Spanish interpreters are available at the health department.
No, most services are available to all Stanly County residents. The only programs that have income limitations are the Women, Infants & Children (WIC) Program; Breast and Cervical Cancer Control (BCCCP) Program; Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) Program and Pregnancy Care Case Management.
Sources of funding for health department programs and services include Federal, State and local monies as well as grant funds. These sources of revenue do not cover the complete cost of providing these services and programs, so patients/clients are charged fees.
No, some services are available without a residency restriction. These services are Family Planning Clinic, General Clinic, STD Clinic, Communicable Disease, TB and Adult Health Clinic.
Family Planning Services
Yes, pregnancy testing is offered Monday-Friday from 8:00am.
Patients 18 years old and younger are not usually charged for receiving family planning services. Those over the age of 18 are charged according to a sliding fee scale.
Contraceptives available at the health department include birth control pills, condoms, depo provera, diaphragm, implantable rods and IUD.
Recent State budget cuts have forced the health department to charge for vaccines that are not considered universal. The cost of the vaccine depends upon the actual type of vaccine and/or the family income.
Click on North Carolina Immunization Branch for this information.
Call the health department at 704-982-9171 to request a copy of your or your child’s immunization record.
Parent or legal guardian
A pneumonia immunization is recommended after 65 years of age. Your healthcare provider may recommend that you receive it before 65 if you have certain chronic health problems, such as diabetes or lung disease. If you receive it before 65 years of age, only two (2) doses are needed in a lifetime.
There are various clinics in North Carolina that provide vaccines for travel outside the United States. These clinics have the most up-to-date information on immunization requirements at the time of travel. The closest location to access this service is Cabarrus Health Alliance.
Infectious Diseases Information
Head lice treatment is not provided at the health department. Parents or guardians are given names of over-the-counter medications and non-chemical treatment options.
Life Style ultra lubricated condoms are available free of charge at the health department. A person can obtain eight (8) free condoms by asking the receptionist at the front desk for them. Please note that the number and manufacturer of the condoms are subject to change.
Males and females are tested for syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV. Females are tested for trichomonas and pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). Males are tested for non-gonoccocal urethritis (NGU)
Yes, confidential testing is available Monday-Friday from 8:00am-11:30am and 1:00pm-4:00pm.
No, only confidential HIV antibody testing is available at the health department.
This delay is due to the large number of tests the State Lab of North Carolina receives each day.