The 2010 Martin-Tyrrell-Washington Community Health Assessment!
Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health Department and community health partners have completed the 2010 Community Health Assessments (CHA) for all three counties .
The mission of Public Health in Martin, Tyrrell and Washington Counties is to strive to promote healthier lifestyles, reduce risks, disabilities, and years-of-life lost by providing personal and environmental health services. This mission will be accomplished through collaborative team work and commitment to quality of life with the communities under the leadership of competent health professionals.
Our Environmental Health staff works to keep our community healthy in the most basic ways: they protect our water supplies from sewage contamination and they help ensure safe food at area restaurants through regular inspection.
Our Health Education staff leads us in regularly assessing our community's health needs and then in developing educational programs targeting these potential health problems.
Our Community Services staff provide case management for women and infants before and after childbirth and works with families to promote their well-being.
Our Clinical Services staff provides dental and health screening, prevention and treatment for health and dental problems, and investigation of communicable diseases.
Our WIC staff assures adequate nutrition for mothers and young children.
Our Roanoke Home Health & Hospice Program provides medical care for homebound residents needing skilled nursing; physical, occupational, or respiratory therapy; or home health aide services.
Flu vaccines available now at your local health department!For more information, call your local health department at 252.793.3023 or contact your medical provider.
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As of January 2, 2010, restaurants and bars in North Carolina and many lodging establishments were required to be smoke-free, thanks to S.L 2009-27 (G. S. 130A-496), otherwise known as North Carolina’s Smoke-Free Restaurants and Bars Law
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Martin-Tyrrell-Washington District Health Department (MTW) provides services to improve the quality of life everyone living in Martin, Tyrrell, and Washington counties. We invite all citizens to visit MTW to become familiar with the services of our agency and to seek care from its staff of highly trained professionals.