The Lillington Lions Club, will be providing free vision screenings on March 6, 2015 from 9:00a.m until 3:00pm at the Governmental Complex located at 307 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd in Lillington. This is a walk-in screening and no appointment is needed. For more information click on the title or log onto www.lillingtonlions.com
Medicine safety session will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2015 at 10:15 a.m. until 11:30 a.m. at the Erwin Nutrition Site located 110 West F Street, in Erwin. Seniors are encouraged to bring prescription and over-the-counter medications to the session to receive a free medication review. The Campbell University College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences staff and students will provide the medication reviews. This program is free and open to the public. For more information or questions about the Medicine Safety program, please call the Harnett County Health Department through the Division on Aging, Debby Vaughn at 910-814-6072.
Influenza (flu) is a contagious respiratory disease that infects the nose, throat, and lungs and can lead to serious complications, hospitalization, or even death. The single best way to prevent the flu is for everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine this season. The Health Department has a limited supply of children's flu vaccine which is being provided on a walk-in basis Monday– Friday 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 and 1:00 pm until 4:00pm. For more information, please call 910-893-7550.
Flu season in the United States has begun and about half the country is experiencing high levels of flu activity. If you get sick with flu symptoms, in most cases, you should stay home and avoid contact with other people except to get medical care. For more information click on the link to view the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) web site.
The 2014 State of the County Health report , this report provides a look back to review what has been affecting the health of the community in order to move forward and make healthy effective and safe changes for all. In addition, this report focuses on progress made in health indicators, a review of mortality and morbidity data a review of health concerns selected as priorities and other changes that affect health concerns. This report provides a snapshot of how well Harnett County compares with the state across a variety of health objectives. To view the report click on the title or for more information please call 910-814-6198 or 910-893-7550.
The Harnett County Board of Health will meet on Thursday, March 5, 2015 at 7:00pm in the Harnett County Health Department located within the Governmental Complex at 307 W. Cornelius Harnett Blvd in Lillington in room 220. For more information please call the Health Department at 910-893-7550 or click on the title to view or download a copy of the agenda.
Mammography screening remains the best available method to detect breast cancer early. The Health Department provides mobile mammography screenings in partnership with Rex Mobile Mammography screenings will be held on March 9, and March 25, 2015. Pre-registration is required. See the Downloads Box below for an application or call 910-814-6197 for more information.
The ECU clinic is open Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Services: Comprehensive General Dentistry, Children’s Dentistry, Oral Surgery – Extractions, Root Canals, Sealants and Tooth Colored Fillings, Crowns and Bridges, Dentures and Partial Dentures, Implant Services, Periodontal Services and Cleanings, Cosmetic Tooth Whitening. Digital Radiography, and 3-D/Cone Beam Imaging. For more information click on the title to view the web site or call 910-814-4191, the facility is located at 80 Autumn Fern Trail in Lillington.
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