The Environmental Health Specialists protect the public through supervision and inspection of septic tank systems, water supplies, schools and lunchrooms, restaurants, meat markets, hospitals, lodging places, and summer camps.
1233 N. Main St. Box 8, Waynesville, NC 28786
Development and Construction Information
SEPTIC PERMIT: Application for Improvement Permit or Authorization for Wastewater System Construction or Well Permit - Please complete both forms
- Childhood immunizations
- Adult tetanus/diphtheria immunizations
- Influenza, pneumonia, foreign travel immunization
- Blood pressure check
- HIV counseling and testing
- Diabetic screening
- Water analysis for public & private supplies
- Other laboratory services as medically indicated
Pregnancy Testing *
Provides counseling, testing, and referrals.
Family Planning *
Provides education on methods of birth control, physical exam, diagnosis and treatment of common female problems, and birth control supplies. (Financial eligibility is on a sliding scale.)
Adult Health *
- Physical exam for males and females
- Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) for women 50-64 yrs. old. PAP Smear, Clinical breast exam, and mammography as age appropriate to women who are financially eligible. Self-breast exam taught.
- Wise Woman Program offered to BCCCP women as cardiovascular component
Call for appointment and financial eligibility.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)
Screening, diagnosis, and treatment of STDs are available. Call for appointment. Monday-Friday
Provides access to doctor's care for pregnant Medicaid eligible patients. Patients are enrolled in support services and Public Health Educators offer childbirth classes.
Maternity Care Coordination (MCC)
This Baby Love Program provides regular Public Health Nurse visits, which inform expectant mothers of healthful aspects of care before and after their baby is born. Nurses ensure awareness of community resources and assist accessing services.
Maternal Outreach Coordinator (MOW)
Outreach workers work with the Baby Love Program and closely assists women who are at risk for problems during pregnancy. Services include home visits, assistance with daily living skills, and other resources needed during pregnancy. MOW follows woman during pregnancy and her child through the first year of the child's life.
WIC Nutritional Program *
WIC (Women, Infants, and Children) is a federally funded program that provides foods and education for women, infants, and children with nutritional needs. Nutritionists provide counseling as appropriate for age and need.
In accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age , or disability.
To file a complaint of discrimination, write USDA, Director, Office of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW, Washington, DC 20250-9410 or call (800) 795-3272 or (202) 720-6382 (TTY). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer.
Child Health *
Provides physical exams, laboratory testing, limited diagnosis, and treatment, developmental screening and education for children birth through school age.
* Appointment Required
Coordinators assist Medicaid-eligible children to seek well-child check-ups, physicals, and treatment for illnesses or diseases. Health Check (Medicaid) provides free health insurance to children aged 0 through 20 whose families qualify.
A program in North Carolina is now available to help children get the insurance they need. NC Health Choice for Children provides free or low cost health insurance to uninsured children aged 0 through 18 whose families cannot pay for private insurance and who do not qualify for Health Check.
A Public Health Nurse is assigned to each school in Haywood County. Nurses serve in the schools one to two days per week providing:
- Routine screening for vision and communicable diseases
- Limited healthy assessment and referral for acute problems
- Health education
- Coordination of health services for children with special needs.
Child Service Coordination (CSC)
The CSC Program is available to children birth to 3 yrs. of age who have potential risk for development delay/disability, chronic illness, and/or social/emotional disorder. Case management services facilitate linking families with appropriate community resources.
Health Education Services
Public Health Educators provide information and programs on various health topics in schools and community settings. Educators give the public updates on health issues, policies, and statistics.
Haywood County Dental Clinic
157 Paragon Parkway, Suite 800
Clyde, NC 28721
Routine services include comprehensive exams, dental hygiene, restorative dentistry, pediatric dentistry; Oral surgery, root canal treatment, consults, patient sedation.