The Halifax County Public Health System has announced John Killgore, a family nurse practitioner, has joined the health department and is now accepting new patients.
A graduate of Vanderbilt University, he has more than 20 years experience with extensive knowledge of emergency/non-emergency management as well as providing full spectrum care to a diverse population.
The health department provides a wide range of services for men, women and children.
Men and women can visit the health department for information, education, counseling and clinical services including: STD testing and treatment, HIV testing, physicals, birth control options and more.
Maternity care is offered for all pregnant women. The health department offers routine health screenings, sick visits, and immunizations for children of all ages.
The WIC Department offers services to pregnant women, infants, and children up to the age of 5.
The WIC Department has locations in Roanoke Rapids, Hollister, and Halifax and is accepting clients from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. with extended hours on Mondays until 7 p.m.
Call the Halifax County Public Health System for more information or to make an appointment Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For more information call the Halifax County Public Health System at 252-583-5021.
Its Facebook page is www.facebook.com/hcphs and the Twitter address is @HCPHS_NC