Lead Testing

Carroll County is a universal lead testing area, meaning that all children under the age of 6 years should be tested annually for lead. A lead screening test can be done capillary or venous. A venous test is done by collecting blood from the child’s veins by using a needle and blood collection tubes. The … Continue reading Lead Testing

In-Home Nursing

In-home nursing services are provided by the Carroll County Health Department on a limited basis. Residents of Carroll County who fail to meet criteria for other nursing programs may be eligible for services by the Public Health Nurse. Nurse visits are restricted to monthly or bi-monthly scheduling. Referral by doctor and certification of individual being … Continue reading In-Home Nursing

Vital Records

Certified copies of Missouri birth and death certificates can be obtained at Carroll County Health Department. Birth certificates are available from 1920 to the present at the cost of $15.00 each; Death certificates are available from 1980 to the present at the cost of $14.00 for the first copy and $11.00 for any additional copies … Continue reading Vital Records


General Information on Immunizations Immunizations are an important part of a healthy community. Vaccinating both children and adults helps protect them and others against many devastating diseases. At this time, the immunizations offered at Carroll County Health Department are provided by the VFC (Vaccines for Children) program and Section 317 funding through the State of … Continue reading Immunizations

Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

A supplemental food program federally funded by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) and administered by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services that includes special funding for breastfeeding promotion. To qualify you must be a resident of Missouri, meet certain income requirements, and have a health or nutritional risk determined by a … Continue reading Women, Infants & Children (WIC)

Breastfeeding Peer Counseling

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Services available include: Inspection of Food Establishments Food Handlers Education Classes Inspection of food at temporary events Respond to food, drug, or cosmetic recalls in events such as fires, floods, truck wrecks, power outages, or storms Inspection of food at Farmer’s Markets Issue on-site septic permits Respond to septic complaints Offer technical advice of acreage … Continue reading Environmental