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19.Where can I get assistance with prescriptions?
For assistance with prescriptions you may check with your local pharmacies or the Health Department lobby for prescription discount cards. For further assistance please contact the Caring Community Clinic at 910-346-6149 or the Onslow County Department of Social Services at 910-938-5427. For additional information regarding prescription help or other services, please visit the Social Services Department page.
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That will be a decision made between you and the provider at the time of the visit. It is subject to the type of birth control method and whether you have been on the birth control previously.
Physical/ pap smear with birth control methods is provided through our Family Planning Program. Services provided through the Family Planning Program are based on a sliding fee scale that takes into consideration your economic unit income and family size. We would need income information of those providing financial support to you. We typically look at income information for the past year.
If unemployed at the time of your appointment, we will look at income for the past 6 months and project zero income for you 6 months into the future.
If you have Blue Cross Blue Shield coverage at the time of your appointment, we can file BCBS first. Any remaining unpaid balance will be your responsibility based on SFS from 0% - 100%.
A pap is not required for birth control. You will need to be seen by a provider for a birth control prescription. A pap is recommended to detect and prevent cervical cancer.
•HIV 1-2 weeks• RPR / Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea 1-2 weeks
Please call 910-347-2154 for information on the walk-in services. For detailed information on all services the Health Department offers including scheduling information, visit the Services section.
Pregnancy Testing is offered as a walk-in/same day service, as is STD screening and/or treatment
Bring your medical health insurance card(s), and vaccination record.
STD services are provided Monday-Friday 8 a.m.- 4 p.m. by appointment or on a walk-in basis.
The STD clinic appointments fill up quickly. We recommend you come in early on the day you wish to be seen to ensure an appointment.
No. Please check your local phone listing for options.For detailed information on all services the Health Department offers, visit the Services section.
No. A legal guardian or parent must accompany children under 18 years of age with the exception of some teen services. A proxy may be appointed after the child’s initial visit for immunization services.For information on teen services and the Minor Consent law, visit the Teen Services page.
If you are sick, see your primary care physician, go to urgent care. Onslow Memorial Hospital provides emergency services.
Condoms are provided at no charge and may be obtained at the registration desk or during your clinic visit.Other birth control methods are provided in conjunction with a clinical service that may carry an out-of-pocket expense. All services in the family planning clinic are provided on a sliding fee scale.
Email, fax or bring a signed Release of Information Form and a photo ID to the Health Department. A copy of your immunization record can be mailed or faxed as requested in the signed release of information form. Once a child turns 18, he or she is responsible for obtaining a copy of their own immunization or medical record by the same process. To complete the Release of Information form, or for other documents, please visit the Clinic Forms & Documents page.
Pregnancy testing hours are Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
For general information on making appointments with the Health Department, please visit Make & Get To Appointments.
Contact the Onslow County Register of Deeds located at 109 Old Bridge Street or call 910-347-3451. For more information you may also visit the Register of Deeds page.
To obtain a Social Security card contact: Social Security Administration New Bern Office Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Phone 252-637-1703 You may also go to the North Carolina Social Security website.
Please see your primary care provider or check local pharmacies for a blood pressure machine near the prescription area. For detailed information on all services the Health Department offers, please visit the Services section.
You can apply for Medicaid at: Onslow County Department of Social Services 1915 Onslow Drive Monday – Friday 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Phone 910-455-4145 For information on social services, please visit the Social Services Department page.