…Building a Healthier Tomorrow…HLT Dept

The Pender County Health Department is dedicated to the purpose of disease prevention and health promotion for all Pender County residents.

The Ten Essential Services of Public Health
1.  Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
2. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
3.  Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
4.  Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
5.  Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
6.  Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
7.  Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
8.  Assure competent public and personal health care workforce.
9.  Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
10. Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

Health News

Regional Medication Disposal Event April 27th, 2019

Regional Medication Disposal Event Saturday, April 27th 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m. Pender County Locations Pender Memorial Hospital Island Family Medicine Village Pharmacy of Hampstead, Inc. Black River Medical Center https://www.nhrmc.org/-/media/files/flyers/medication-disposal-event-flyer.pdf  

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