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CCPHDThe Carroll County Health Department offers services that reach throughout the community that include preventative health care services for adults and children. The department investigates disease outbreaks, and provides referrals for patients with problems such as tuberculosis, sexually transmitted diseases, and HIV/aids. Adult and childhood vaccines are available as one of the most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease related Illness and death.

The department also conducts environmental health inspections of water wells, food and beverage establishments, and private sewage disposal. Environmental health works to maintain the integrity of the environment, and protects our natural resources from being contaminated with natural or man-made wastes.

We are engaged in federally funded nutrition education and supplementation program for women, infants and children (WIC). Support is given to families through case management to assist them with continuity of appropriate medical care and building self-sufficiency. Teen parents also receive guidance and support to complete education and build independence.