Lincoln County Public Health Department
Prevention Truly, an ounce is worth a pound of care.
Education about preventable diseases and environmentally bourne bugs.
Affordable Care for you and your family.
The Lincoln County Public Health Department has a mission. Micki Carvey, RN and Jeanne Osler, want you to be aware of how you and your loved ones can become and stay healthy.
Based in Eureka, they operate throughout Lincoln county. They are in the office at the Eureka Annex Tuesdays 8:00 – 4:00. Walk-in's are welcome, but appointments are appreciated. They are available from Mon – Thurs, 8:00-12:00 and 1:00-4:00, but may be out in the field, so, please, call first. Outside of the office, they provide scans in our schools for scoliosis and vision and participate in kindergarten round up.
The following services are available at the clinic:
- Information about seasonal environmental concerns: ticks, hantavirus, mosquitoes, bats and rabies starting in the Spring, potential hazards of outdoor activities year round
- Flu season shots and information
- TB testing
- Blood sugar checks
- Well-child check-ups
- Test for lead poisoning and will work with you to find the source so that you can remove it
- Free anonymous Hepatitis C test
- Vaccinations – they'll spend the time to listen to your concerns and offer up-to date information
Also, they are adament about teaching Prevention for STD's. The clinic offers information on how you can protect yourself from STD's and all contageous diseases. They refer to Family Planning at the Community Health Clinic for the tests and lab work.
Providing education so that you can make healthy choices is one of their major goals. They are aware of public opinion of disease, meds and vaccinations and respectful of your attitude and thoughts. Micki is constantly researching and upgrading information to reflect the latest scientific verification of what they offer. It's an ongoing education process for them as well as you.
For more information about infectious diseases specific to Montana go to: dphhs.mt.gov/publichealth/cdepi/diseases or call the clinic at 406-297-2023.