Rockingham County Health and Human Services
Felissa Ferrell
Director of Health and Human Services
Felissa Ferrell
Director of Social Services
Susan Young, BSN,RN
Interim Health Director

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Rockingham County Division of Public Health Services provides an array of medical screenings and services to clients. We accept the following insurance plans and payment options:

United Healthcare

AmeriHealth Caritas


NC Health Choice

NC Medicaid

Primary Physician Care



Cigna Dental

BlueCross BlueShield of North Carolina - (Healthy Blue)

Delta Dental Care

We also accept cash, check, and now
Debit and Credit Cards!

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Overview of Medical Services

  Adult Health Clinic:

The Physician Extender offers health screenings to clients 18 years and older.  Annual physical examinations and acute care are provided.  Some conditions may require a physician's consultation and/or referral.  Services includes:

  • Acute Care
  • Preventive Care
  • Immunizations
    Appointments Monday through Friday
    After hours appointments - 1st and 3rd. Thursdays of each month
Call now for an appointment. (336) 342-8140

Child Health Clinic:

The purpose of Child Health services is to maintain good health by:

  •  Prevention of illness
  • Early detection and referral
  • Guidance

Services include:

  • Physical/Well Child Exam
  • Lab Services
  • Immunizations
  • Dental Varnish
  • Developmental Screenings
  • Vision & Hearing Screenings
  • Nutritional Consultation
Call now for an appointment. (336) 342-8140.

Pediatric Primary Care:

The Pediatric Primary Care program provides diagnostic treatment, prevention, and follow-up services to patients from birth to 21 years old.  Clients must meet financial eligibility.  Services include:

  • Sick Visits
  • Sport Physicals
Call now for an appointment. (336) 342-8140

Dental Clinic:

Medicaid (depending on eligibility) and N.C. Health Choice for Children recipients can receive dental treatment at the Rockingham County Division of Health Dental Clinic. The clinic is open and accepting patients Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am - 4:00 pm.  Uninsured patients can be seen on a sliding fee scale based on household income.  Accepting new patients.

Call now for your appointment. (336) 342-8273

Sexually Transmitted Infections (STIs) Services:

  • Screenings for STI
    • You should be tested if you have had unprotected sex, even once
    • If you are not sure of your partner's sexual history
    • If you have had more than one sex partner
    • You or your partner have any symptoms or think you may have an infection
    • You have shared needles even once
  • Appointments offered Monday - Friday, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm - Treatment is provided at appointments when indicated
  • HIV testing and counseling available, as well as general STI prevention counseling
  • Clients seen by appointment
  • Symptomatic clients seen within 24 hours
  • No cost or low cost services available and most insurances accepted
  • Urine testing option available for males (low cost if uninsured or billable to insurance)
  • All services are confidential

TB Clinic:

If you have questions about a TB test or need more information, call (336) 342-8140.  No appointment necessary.

Women's Preventive Health Clinic:

  • Family Planning, Breast/Cervical Cancer Screening, Preventive Care
  • Appointments Monday through Friday
  • After hours appointments - 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
Call now for an appointment. (336) 342-8140


North Carolina Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP)

Program offers preventive well woman services to UNINSURED adult women ages 40 - 64 as well as to symptomatic women ages 21 - 39 needing:
- Breast examination/mammogram when indicated with follow ups as needed
- Cervical Cancer PAP screening examination with follow up as needed
- Referrals for management of breast or cervical complications as indicated
- Program participants must meet financial eligibility requirements - call for information
- Appointments Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Women's Preventive Health Clinic

  •  We offer female preventive/well care including:
    • Breast examination and follow up as needed
    • Cervical cancer PAP screening examination and follow up as needed
    • Screening for STIs with treatment when indicated
    • Education and counseling on reproductive health for child-bearing women, including birth control methods
    • Multiple options for birth control
      • Abstinence (no sex)
      • Condoms
      • Spermicides
      • Natural Family Planning
      • Birth Control Pills (various types)
      • Depo Provera Injection (2 types)
      • Nuva Ring
      • Contraceptive Patch (by prescription)
      • Nexplanon Implant (3 year)
      • IntrauterineDevice:  Skyla (3 year), Kyleena (5 year), Mirena (5 year), and Paragard (10 year)
    • Services are available to county and non-county residents with charges based on household income and household size using a sliding fee scale:  NO COST OR LOW COST services are available and most insurances are accepted
  • Appointments available Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm. We also offer extended hours the 1st and 3rd Thursday of each month
  • Referrals to other programs as indicated
  • Confidential services available

Pharmacy Services

Hours of Operations:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
* Exception on 1st and 3rd Thursday of the Month.  Hours are 10:00 am - 6:00 pm for Night Clinic

  • Onsite Medication for the following Health Department Clinics:

    • Patients seen in Family Planning receive medications such as birth control or STD prescriptions. Birth control cost is determined on a sliding scale based on each individual patients’  income. Prescriptions for prenatal vitamins are filled for expecting mothers during their first visit with our clinic at no cost.
    • Patients seen in our Adult Health Clinic may have their medications filled at our pharmacy for $4.00. If samples are available, then there is no cost. Medications at the pharmacy include chronic care medications for blood pressure, diabetes, heart conditions, nerve pain, cholesterol, etc. Medications that the pharmacy does not carry may be available through our prescription assistance program, if you qualify.
    • Children or teens seen in our Child Health Clinic may receive their prescriptions at our pharmacy at no charge. We provide this service to children that do not have Medicaid, are 21 years of age or younger, and have no other form of prescription insurance.
    • The pharmacy also has low cost diabetic supplies including free glucose meters, test strips (50 strips for $7), and lancets (100 lancets for $4). These can be picked up without a prescription.
    • The pharmacy has recently started filling prescriptions for Rockingham County Employees. However, the medications are available at $4 for a 1 month supply. This is not billed to your insurance. Rockingham County Employees must show their badge when picking up the medication.
    • The pharmacy accepts cash, check, or debits/credit cards. Checks can be made out to RCDPH.
    • Some medications may not be available. 
  • Prescription Assistance Program (PAP):
  • The medications are received free of charge from various drug manufacturer programs. Medications are ordered per individual, normally every three months. However, there is a $2.00 administrative fee for each medication received.
  • Eligibility into this program is dependent upon the manufacturer’s income criteria for a specific medication. A person must also be referred by our clinic providers before initial appointments are scheduled.
  • Persons interested in the PAP program must be seen by a Health Department provider.
  • Community Prescription Assistance Program (CPAP):
  • The CPAP program, funded by the NC Health and Wellness Trust Fund Commission, was developed for patients in the community who have private physicians but are having difficulty affording their medications.
  • The medications are ordered free of charge from various drug manufacturer’s prescription assistance programs for people meeting their eligibility criteria. Medications are ordered per individual, normally every three months.
  • A person must be referred by his/her provider and have no form of prescription insurance. There is no age limit.
  • A registered pharmacist will provide a complete medication management review.
  • CPAP is now assisting the Medicare population with the new Part D Prescription Drug Plan as long as the patient is in the “donut hole.”
  • Persons interested in this program may call Debra Swinney at 336-342-8386 for more information.
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