Community Health Services
Hamilton County Public Health’s Community Health Services Department includes the divisions of Disease Prevention, Epidemiology and Assessment, Health Promotion and Education, STD and Prevention, Testing and Services and Nursing. Staff in these divisions work to improve the health of Hamilton County residents through education programs and services that address immunizations, nutrition, physical activity, disease transmission, access to health care, and much m ore.
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Public health nurses provide caring and responsive health services to Hamilton County residents. Health District nurses visit and educate individuals and families about health and safety concerns. Public health nurses also conduct immunization clinics, work with families of children with special health care needs, and visit with first-time mothers to ensure their child’s life begins in the healthiest of fashions.
Get more information on these Disease Prevention Topics:
- Bureau for Children with Medical Handicaps (BCMH)
- Communicable Diseases (Epidemiology)
- Health Care Services and Vaccinations/Immunizations
- Maternal and Newborn Health
- School Nurses
- Sexually Transmitted Infections, including HIV/AIDS
Tuberculosis (TB) Control & Clinical Services
The Hamilton County Tuberculosis Control Unit exists to treat and prevent tuberculosis (TB). TB is a disease caused by bacteria that usually attack the lungs. But, TB bacteria can attack any part of the body such as the kidney, spine and brain. If not treated properly, TB disease can be fatal. TB disease was once the leading cause of death in the United States.
Our full service TB clinic, located at located at 184 E. McMillan Street in Corryville, serves Hamilton County residents with skin tests, x-rays, prescriptions and directly observed therapy.
• Monday – Friday: 7:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.*
• No skin tests on Thursdays (Readings Only)
• No skin tests on Fridays before a Monday holiday (Readings Only)
*In order to process walk-in TB testing and readings, you must check in at the registration desk by 3:45 PM*
Get more information on these TB Control Topics:
- TB Control Unit Services
- The Face of TB in Hamilton County
- Contact TB Control
- Map and Bus Line
- Recommendations for TB Testing in School Districts
- Countries with High Rates of TB
Watch this Video with Personal Stories of TB: