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What To Expect
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 specially trained Child Health Enhanced Role Registered Nurse.
Physical examinations include:
Blood lead testing under 6 years of age
Dental varnish application-under 42 months
Hearing and vision screen
Hemoglobin testing (if indicated)
Lead monitoring with referral
Lipids profile (If indicated)
On-site immunization clinic
Sickle Cell (If indicated)
A referral will be made to a physician for diagnosing of a medical problem. Please note that the Onslow County Health Department does not provide the services of sports physicals or "sick" visits.
Recommended Check-Up Schedule
The Health Department recommends the following schedule for child physicals:
2 week old
9 months (optional)
15 months (optional)
2 - 20 years, once a year
Make An Appointment
To schedule a child physical appointment, please call 910-347-2154.
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