Child Health

Child Health

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What To Expect

Well-child physical exams can be performed for children through age 20, including daycare, pre-k, kindergarten, and school physicals. Physicals are performed by a qualified healthcare provider. We provide services to Uninsured, Medicaid, and Insured.

Physical examinations include:

  • Autism Screen (if indicated)
  • Blood lead testing for children under 6 years of age
  • Dental varnish application-under 42 months
  • Developmental screening
  • Head-to-toe physical
  • Hearing and vision screen
  • Hemoglobin testing (if indicated)
  • Lead monitoring with referral
  • Lipids profile (If indicated)
  • On-site immunization clinic
  • Sickle Cell (If indicated)
  • Sports Physical

A referral will be made to a physician for diagnosing a medical problem.

Please note that the Onslow County Health Department does not provide services for "sick" visits.

Recommended Check-Up Schedule

The Health Department recommends the following schedule for child physicals:

  • 2-week-old
  • 2 months
  • 4 months
  • 6 months
  • 9 months (optional)
  • 12 months
  • 15 months (optional)
  • 18 months
  • 2 years
  • 2 - 20 years, once a year
Infographic of child vaccination schedule.

Make An Appointment

To schedule a child physical appointment, please call 910-347-2154.

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What To Bring

You will need the following items for your appointment:

  • Child's shot record
  • Child's social security number
  • Insurance card(s)
  • Proof of household income

If not the parent or guardian, please bring Power of Attorney and/or Authorized Care.

Oral Health

The path towards a brighter and healthier smile starts with foundational knowledge about oral health. This website is an educational resource to provide a better understanding of oral health for all ages and populations. The page includes information for patients and providers alike to learn more about oral hygiene, routine maintenance, treatment plans, and more.