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Public Health 

It is the mission of the Department of Health to promote and protect the public's health and to assure through community partnerships that all people in Buncombe County have the opportunity to make healthy choices within a healthy environment.

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Birth & Death Certificates
The Deputy Registrar/Vital Statistics Office at the Department of Health processes certificates for all births and deaths that occur in Buncombe County.

Birth Control
This program offers Pregnancy Testing, Yearly physical exams including Pap Smear and Laboratory tests, Education regarding family planning methods and disease prevention.

Breast & Cervical Cancer
BCCCP offers Free or Low Cost services to uninsured or low income women age 18 to 64. Please call to see if you qualify.

Care Coordination
Care Coordination for Children (CC4C) is an at-risk population management program that serves children from birth to 5 years of age who meet certain risk criteria.

Clinical Services
Buncombe County offers a number of services to the public to assist with the Health, Safety and Wellbeing of the public.

Disease Control
The Communicable Disease Program provides investigation, surveillance, reporting and prevention activities necessary to control communicable diseases and to protect the health of the public.

Environmental Health
The staff of the Environmental Health Division is charged with enforcing North Carolina laws and rules to safeguard health and protect the environment in Buncombe County.

Immunizations
Immunizations are offered to children and adults of Buncombe County at low or no cost

Interpreter Services
Interpreter services are available at no cost to any individual utilizing our services.

Nutrition / WIC
Our Nutrition programs are designed to improve the health and well-being of Buncombe County residents. We offer several programs to benefit adults, children, and infants.

Nurse Family Partnership - NFP
Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) established in Buncombe County in October 2009 has served over 100 families.

Parenting Support
Triple P – the Positive Parenting Program – is recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics and the World Health Organization. Triple P is one of the world's most extensively studied and most effective parenting programs, offering increasing levels of support to meet parents' different needs.

School Health
The School Health Programs help child care facilities and schools meet the health needs of their children so all are healthy and ready to learn.

STD Clinic
Screening, education, treatment and follow-up for STDs at no charge...

Travel Vaccines
BCDH provides comprehensive screening, education, and vaccination for clients travelling abroad.

TB Clinic
TB Skin testing is offered Monday, Tuesday and Friday, ONLY. Walk-in basis (first come, first served) in the Immunization Clinic.

Services Provided: Health & Safety Information

Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention

CDC Health & Safety Topics

Childbirth Education Classes

Community Health Improvement Plan

Dental Health Education

Health Alerts

Health Data & Reports

Health Promotion

Public Speaking Requests

Restaurant Scores Online

School Health

Teens and Young Adults

Tobacco Prevention & Cessation

Preparedness

Prescription Discount Card

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