Well child physical exams can be performed for children through the age of 20 including: daycare, pre-k, kindergarten, and school physicals. Physicals are performed by a Child Health Nurse Screener.
Onslow County Health Department cannot provide sports physicals
Recommended Check - Up Schedule
Physical Exams Include:º head to toe physicalº dental varnish applicationº Hearing and vision screenº Autism Screenº Developmental Screenº Blood Lead testingº Lead monitoring with referralº Sickle Cellº Lipids Profileº Hemoglobin Testing if indicatedº On site Immunization clinic
To make an appointment, please call (910) 347-2154 option 2
POSTPARTUM/ NEWBORN HOME VISITS
This program provides home visits within 2 months after hospital delivery to ease the transition to home for both mother and baby. Health history of mom and baby, newborn physical assessment, education, and referrals as needed.
*Home visit by a Registered Nurse
*Assessment of postpartum mother
*Postpartum depression screen for mother
*Assessment of newborn including weight
*Lactation information and support
*Nutrition support for mother and baby
*Referrals to other services within the community
Who is Eligible?
Parents who participate in Baby Love Insurance Program or any other interested parent
The Community Transition Coordinator will contact the mother at Onslow Memorial Hospital after delivery.
For more information also contact the Postpartum Home Visiting Nurse at (910) 347-2154 ext. 3944.
School will be starting soon.
Schedule your child’s school physical now.
Call 347-2154 option 2 to make an appointment.
Insurance Card(s)Child's Social Security NumberChild's Shot Record
If uninsured, bring:Proof of Household IncomeChild's Social Security NumberChild's Shot Record
Power of Attorney and/or Authorized Care if not the parent/guardian
Can my child receive a sports physical at the health department? No, we are unable to perform sports physicals.
Can the Child Health Nurse diagnose a problem?No, a referral will be made to a physician for diagnosing of a medical problem.