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The Grayson County Health Department operates under its General and Special Clinics. Residents can benefit from the following programs and services: Immunizations, screening and monitoring blood pleasure, Pregnancy test and counseling, tobacco cessation classes, Tb Test & Tuberculosis Control, Wic Supplemental food program, and the Breastfeeding Support Group.

Immunization shots are divided in three categories; Standard, Other, and Foreign Travel. Standard immunizations consist of diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, measles, mumps, rubella, polio, Hib, influenza (flu), pneumonia, varicella (chicken pox), gamma globulin for hepatitis exposure, hepatitis "A" & "B." Foreign Travel Immunizations includes yellow fever, meningococcal, typhoid. Rabies immunizations are available as well.

The Pregnancy test and counseling unit does not require parents consent in the offering of their services to minors and all results are confidential. The Grayson Health Department offers diagnosis and treatment for sexually transmitted diseases, and lab test for A.I.D.S.

Special Clinic includes the Wic Supplemental food program. This program provides qualified residents food cards and provides training in good nutrition and consumer education. The Family planning clinic provides physical assessments for birth control methods, counseling, exam and dispensing of birth control supplies. The Maternity clinic offers prenatal care, nutrition, parenting education, post partum care, social services and counseling. The Cervical and Breast Cancer Clinic perform Pap test, breast exams, and hospital mammograms.

Contact information:

Grayson County Health Department- Sherman
515 N. Walnut
Sherman, TX 75090-4090
Phone: (903) 893-0131
Fax: (903) 892-3776
E-mail: bellw@co.grayson.tx.us

Grayson County Health Department- Denison
205 North Houston
Denison, Tx
(903) 465-2878



 

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