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

Child Health Clinics

Clinic appointments for sick and well care are offered Monday through Friday 8:00 am – 5:00 pm by appointment.

If you are a new patient to the Johnston County Health Department Child Health Clinic, please call our appointment desk to schedule a physical exam appointment to establish care. Registration is available online through this website.

Phone: 919-989-5200. Please ask for Child Health Clinic appointment desk.

Services Offered

  • Physical exams
    • Complete physical exam (annual physical or sports exam)
    • Blood pressure, height, weight, BMI
    • Labs: Hgb, urinalysis, sickle cell screening, lead screening, repeat newborn labs, routine HIV screening (labs based on age/need at time of visit
    • Vision, hearing screening
    • Fluoride dental treatment (every 2 1/2 months, up to age 3 1/2 years of age); dental referrals
    • Developmental screening assessment
    • Immunizations (based on age/need at time of visit)
    • Referrals to specialists for established patients
  • Sick care

    Please contact our appointment clinic to establish care.

Note: In case of an emergency, please call 911.
If you feel your child needs immediate attention, please go to your nearest emergency room.

Payment Methods: The Child Health Clinic accepts self-pay, Medicaid, North Carolina Health Choice, and private insurance. If your child is not presently covered by health insurance and you are interested in more information about North Carolina Health Choice, please call The Department of Social Services at 919-989-5300 or 989-5200. An application for this insurance can be obtained at the Johnston County Department of Social Services or at the Johnston County Health Department.


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Page last updated on:  May 15, 2024