Childhood immunizations and limited adult immunizations are available. For an immunization schedule for children see the link below. Immunizations that are recommended by the Missouri Department of Health are provided at the Dent County Health Center. Please bring shot records to each visit.
Influenza shots are given during the annual flu season from about September to March.
Adult immunizations available with a physician's order.
If planning to travel outside the United States, check the CDC website "Traveler's Health" to learn which vaccinations are recommended. http://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/page/vaccinations.htm
Pregnancy tests are available upon request.
BLOOD PRESSURE SCREENING
Blood Pressure screenings are available and usually done on a walk-in basis.
Child Care Consultations
Nurse Consultation is provided for area day cares, including education for child care providers, children and their parents.
Temporary Medicaid Cards
A temporary Medicaid Card can be issued to pregnant women who qualify under federal guidelines. These cards provide for outpatient care.
Care Coordination Case Management for Pregnant Women
Case Management is provided to pregnant women to monitor their care and needs, provide education,
Dent County Health Center functions as part of a larger overall community emergency response effort involving local government officials, first responders, public service agencies, and other local partners to protect the health and well-being of all county citizens in the event of disasters or public health emergencies.