Division of Nursing
The Division of Nursing is the definition of Public Health—preventing illness and injury, promoting health and wellbeing, and protecting the community from infectious disease. Providing immunizations, tuberculosis (TB) skin testing, and health screening are among the daily activities of our public health nurses.
Under contract with the Adams County Ohio Valley School District, Manchester School District and the Adams County Christian School, the Health Department provides public health nurses to each of the schools in the county.
Uninsured and Underinsured residents of Adams County can see a physician without charge in the Medical Clinic. The clinic has been in operation since 1993.
WE ARE HIRING!
Public Health Nurse
Adams County Health Department is seeking a licensed nurse to help provide health care at the county jail and to evaluate individuals for behavioral health needs. Experience and interest in dealing with at-risk populations is desirable. Helpful skills include patient assessment, medication management, patient education, organization and flexibility. This position will be up to 40 hours per week. Benefits include vacation, sick time, OPERS retirement, and insurance.
ACHD is an equal opportunity employer.
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Deadline to apply: June 2, 2021 by 4:00 p.m.
Make an Appointment
To schedule an appointment or to speak to a nurse please call 937-544-5547 ext. 109. Please leave a voicemail if you do not reach someone right away, as our staff may be with a patient or on another line.
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Low Cost Blood Work
Basic Metabolic Panel
Complete Blood Count
Comprehensive Metabolic Panel
Hepatic Function Panel
Iron and TIBC
QuantiFERON TB Gold
Thyroid Stimulating Hormone
HIV & HEP C Testing
We offer Hepatitis C testing and HIV screenings by appointment.
This important testing is offered FREE OF CHARGE through a partnership with the Portsmouth City Health Department and the Ohio Department of Health.
Results for screening and testing will be given to you the same day it is performed. Referrals will be made if appropriate for further testing or treatment.
To protect your health and your loved ones, please contact our office at (937) 544-5547, ext 109 to schedule your appointment. This testing is confidential.
Blood Pressure Screening
Blood Glucose Check
Via Finger Stick
Urine Drug Screen
1 or 2 step TB skin testing