Most babies born in the United States are healthy, but there are some babies who may seem fine at birth that have a serious unseen disorder... (read more)
The primary goal of the CLPP program is to identify children who are at risk for lead poisoning, track blood lead screenings, and provide support and follow-up for children who have a high level of lead in their system to ensure they receive appropriate medical treatment... (read more)
TB skin testing is done at each of our 7 county offices. S7HD nurses investigate contacts of all active cases. We offer a range of services including physician referrals, and obtaining sputum specimens. Nurses at each of our 7 county offices can help you receive the testing and treatment needed... (read more)
Although we do not provide genetic testing, we do provide genetic screening services. Genetic counseling is a communication process that aims to help individuals and families understand the way hereditary contributes to the condition and the risk of recurrence in other family members or future children and also to comprehend the medical information about the specific genetic condition or birth defect in their family. This screening will determine whether you should consider genetic testing. We can refer clients to a genetics counselor who comes from St. Louis to the Jackson County Health Department in Murphysboro, IL. Click here for our clinic locations and phone numbers.