Preventive Health

Nurse reading x-ray results

The Adult Health Program offers preventive health, school and work exams for men and women age 18 years and older. Services include the physical exam with indicated lab work, immunization updates according to the North Carolina Immunization Branch, preventive health information, mammogram referrals, and referrals to medical care and community resources as needed.

There is a fee for these services. Medicaid, Medicare and Insurance are not billed.

For additional information or an appointment, call 910.277.2440.

Health Promotion

Kids playing soccer

The Health Promotions program provides the community with a physical activity and healthy eating plan to prevent cardiovascular disease through environmental and policy changes where they live, work, play and worship. The program provides screening services at the Senior Center, co-sponsors a Diabetic Support Group and annual Fair with the Scotland Diabetes Center, and participates in health-related community events.

Currently, our Community Action Plan consists of:

  1. Winners Circle Nutrition program in the Scotland County Schools
  2. Mini-grant awards to four local churches to initiate healthy changes in their ministries.
  3. Scotland County Employee Wellness
  4. Scotland County Healthy Carolinians Physical Activity and Nutrition Committee
  5. Community Diabetic Support Group meetings on the 3 rd Tuesday of each month at 5:00 pm in the Dulin Center at the Community Health and Rehabilitation Center at the Scotland Memorial Hospital
  6. Services for seniors at Scotland Place on the 1st Friday of each month. No charge for blood pressure, blood sugar, and cholesterol screening.
  7. Active Community Environment promotion
  8. Health Fairs and presentations