Johnston County Public Health Department

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Johnston County
Public Health Department

517 N. Brightleaf Blvd.
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: (919) 989-5200

  Mon.-Thurs., 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Health Director:
  Dr. Marilyn Pearson

Clinic Fax Numbers:
  Medical Records: 919-989-5278
  Primary Care: 919-989-5279
  Epidemiology: 919-989-5287
  Family Planning:  919-989-5266
  Maternity:  919-989-5266
  Child Health: 919-989-5199
  WIC: 919-989-5298

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Johnston County North Carolina

Project Access of Johnston County

P.O. Box 2490
Smithfield, NC 27577

919-550-0011 x 1



Services Provided or Description:  Project Access exists to assist communities across the nation with establishing and sustaining coordinated systems of charity care. There are 17 active Project Access programs in North Carolina, each unique to its own community.

Project Access of Johnston County/Harnett County is a physician-led volunteer initiative that gives low-income, uninsured county residents access to comprehensive medical care. Through Project Access, physicians and community partners like Johnston Health or Betsy Johnson Hospital, donate medical services without receiving reimbursement or compensation.

Hours:  Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Ages Served:  Up to age 65.

Eligibility:  To qualify for enrollment in Project Access:

  • You must be a resident of Johnston County or Harnett County for at least 3 months.
  • You must NOT qualify for ANY type of health insurance benefit.
  • You must meet the income guidelines.

Referral Process:  Low-income, uninsured residents up to age 65, who are not eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, Worker’s Compensation, VA benefits, or any other type of health insurance plan or coverage.

Billing Arrangements:  Free

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