ANSON COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
The Anson County Health Department are currently seeing patients by appointment only, no walk-ins at this time because of the COVID-19. If you need to make an appointment to be seen, please call 704-694-5188.
COVID-19 (Coronavirus Disease 2019) ISOLATION REQUIREMENTS
COVID-19 is a respiratory virus that can cause illness including fever, cough, chills, muscle pain, sore throat, new loss of taste or smell, and shortness of breath. In some patients COVID-19 causes severe illness and death. It is passed from person to person, including by coughing or sneezing. On January 30, 2020, the World Health Organization announced a Public Health Emergency of International Concern and on January 31, 2020 the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services declared a public health emergency. When COVID-19 spreads in the community, it can have severe public health consequences.
You are diagnosed or are reasonably expected to be infected with the virus that causes COVID-19. Your infection requires public health actions to prevent further spread of infection. To prevent the spread of infection, you must comply with the following guidance until you are no longer at risk for spreading the virus to others by meeting the following criteria to lift isolation:
At least 10 days from the start of your symptoms and/or a positive lab result
24 consecutive hours without fever, without the use of fever reducing medications (i.e. acetaminophen, ibuprofen, other NSAIDS)
*Remain at the address you are currently residing until you meet the criteria to lift isolation (See Above).
*If medical evaluation is needed, seek medical care. Before seeking medical care, call ahead and get instructions from the provider before arriving at the medical office, clinic or hospital.
*Refer to the guidance issued by NC Division of Public Health for home care of patients @ https://files.nc.gov/covid/documents/materials-resources/NCDHHS-Manage-Symptoms-at-Home-English.pdf
*If a medical emergency arises and you need to call 911, inform 911 that you have or are suspected of having COVID-19.
*Any visitors to your home must be aware of your isolation status.
*If any questions or concerns, please contact Anson County Health Department at 704-475-9954.
Noncompliance of an isolation order is a violation of G.S. 130A-145. If you fail to comply with an isolation order, you may be subject to injunctive relief (G.S. 130A-18) or prosecution for a misdemeanor offense pursuant NC law (G.S. 130A-25) and punishable by up to two (2) years imprisonment.
Please visit the Anson County Health Department Facebook page daily to get the up-to-date COVID-19 information and current cases numbers for Anson County,
Click here to visit the Anson County Health Department Facebook page.
*Remember that if you don’t have an account on Facebook you can still view it, just click on the link above (click here) and then click on not now to register for Facebook, then you will be able to view the page.
For information on testing please visit:
For guidelines and information on the COVID-19, please visit the DHHS website and/or CDC website
These are great websites loaded with lots of valuable information and resources for business/employers, child care, schools, individuals and families, long -term care facilities and other helpful information.
If you have any questions for the COVID-19, please call the NC COVID-19 hotline number below or text to the number below to get update and information about the COVID-19.
Anson County Health Department shall provide services that the highest quality and are delivered with compassion, respect and fairness. Our aim is to implement the mission through leadership and collaboration with others in the community.
The Mission of the Anson County Health Department is to protect our environment, prevent the spread of disease, and promote the health and well-being of all the citizens of Anson County.
Our Community’s Health Is Our Priority.
General Health Services
General Health Services is for sick visits and employment physicals.
Disease prevention and control, HIV/STD testing and counseling, Tuberculosis (TB) testing, treatment and follow-up.
Family planning, physicals, pregnancy testing, birth control, counseling, education, and referrals.
Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)
WIC provides supplemental food to low income women who are pregnant, postpartum or breastfeeding; infants and children until the age of five. WIC also provides nutrition education and breastfeeding support.
North Carolina WIC Families - Referral Form
WIC is the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. It is commonly referred to as the WIC Program. County health departments, community and rural health centers, and community action agencies provide WIC Program services. WIC provides nutrition education, breastfeeding support, healthy food, health referrals and other services free of charge to North Carolina families who qualify. The WIC Program promotes healthy habits and healthy families to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children until age 5.
By filling out this form, a WIC clinic near you will contact you within 10-20 business days.Online Referral Form
Nondiscrimination Statement for WIC
The following is the Nondiscrimination Statement from the North Carolina Division of Public Health.
Prenatal Care offers low risk maternity care by a Medical Doctor or a Family Nurse Practitioner, Pregnancy Medical Home (PCM), and postpartum/newborn home visit.
The Health Department offers required immunizations for children and elective immunizations for people of all ages.
Our Health Education services provides health related presentations to clinic patients, schools, civic, and community groups.