The DeSoto County Health Departmentís Primary
Care Services are located at 519 W. Hickory St. Dental Services are
located at 34 S. Baldwin Ave. Clinic Services are provided on a
sliding fee scale basis. Immunizations are FREE for children under
age 18 and the only cost for adults is the cost of the vaccine.
Clinic Fees are based on income and family size. We proudly accept
Medicaid, and for clients that are uninsured or prefer to pay
out-of-pocket, we accept cash, check, Visa and Mastercard.
(863) 993-4601 to
schedule your appointment today!
The Primary Care Clinic provides coordinated, comprehensive, health
care for acute and chronic diseases for adults and children. Primary
Care services include: diagnosis, treatment, patient education
regarding specific illnesses and their prevention, as well as good
health maintenance practices.
Examples of these services include:
- Physical examinations
- Medical management of hypertension,
diabetes, heart and lung ailments
- Infectious diseases and other health
problems not requiring a specialist or hospitalization
Primary Care also offers Pediatric Health
Services that promotes healthy behaviors, strengthens community
prevention, and assures access to quality health care for children.
Our team of board-certified practitioners is trained to educate,
diagnose, and treat common childhood illness. Clinical services
- Well-child examinations
- School physicals
- Sports physicals
- Treatment of illnesses
Health and Family Planning
Womenís Health provides family
planning, cancer and sexually transmitted disease screenings, as well as treatment for uncomplicated
gynecological problems through out Primary Care Clinic.
Gynecologists are available for further diagnostic testing in the
event of any abnormal pap smear.
Donít forget to ask about the new HPV Vaccine!
Additionally, our Family Planning services offer a variety of
current methods of birth control. Birth control methods include
natural family planning, male and female condoms, diaphragms,
vaginal rings and film, oral contraceptives, intra-uterine devices
(IUD) and injections. Confidential pregnancy testing is also
Our Dental Clinic is a
fully-functional, state-of-the-art facility that prides itself on
providing quality dental services to all children and adults. Dental
services available to both children and adults include:
- Dental Exams
- Early Childhood Caries Exam
- Root Canals
Accepting New Patients Everyday!
any questions call:
- Influenza (FLU)
- VZV (chickenpox)
- Hepatitis A & Hepatitis B
- Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
- HPV (Human Papillomavirus)
CDC recommended childhood vaccines are offered without
charge to any school age child
(through age 18)
and HIV/AIDS Services
Transmitted Disease (STD) Intervention Program is
responsible for the investigation, control, and prevention of STDs
in DeSoto County. We provide many confidential services including
testing and screening for STDs or HIV. For clients who test
positive, we offer medical care and treatment at our clinic site.
In addition, contact investigations are conducted for all confirmed
cases to identify and test sexual partners who may have been exposed
or infected. Finally, the STD Intervention Program provides
outreach services to help educate the community about reducing the
risks for STDs.
DCHD is also
committed to providing quality
HIV/AIDS services to
the community. We offer testing, treatment, and obtain medical and
social services for people living with HIV/AIDS. HIV/AIDS treatment
for eligible patients include: medical visits, clinical counseling,
lab work, and certain pharmaceuticals.
Case Management is also
Primary Care Services are available by appointment.
Please call the DeSoto County Health Department at:
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