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Last Updated: Jun 29, 2014 URL: http://cumberland.lib.nc.libguides.com/healthcare Print Guide RSS Updates

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Area Healthcare Clinics

These community clinics offer health and/or dental care on a sliding scale or for free. Includes community mental health resources.

  • The CARE Clinic
    The CARE Clinic provides free quality health care to eligible uninsured, low income adults who live in Cumberland County
  • First Choice Community Health Centers
    First Choice Community Health Centers provide discounted medical and dental services to the uninsured and underinsured residents of Harnett and surrounding counties thorough a sliding fee program.
  • Stedman-Wade Health Services Inc.
    Both the Wade Family Medical Center and the Stedman Family Dental Center provide services on a sliding fee scale for those who need it.
  • The Cumberland County Public Health Department
    The Cumberland County Public Health Department provides an array of services to the citizens of the County. Costs are determined via a sliding fee scale based on household income and overall ability to pay.
  • Cape Fear Valley Medical Center
    Provides Emergency Care regardless of the ability to pay.
  • Alliance Behavioral Health
    Alliance Behavioral Healthcare manages public mental health, developmental disability and substance abuse services. 711 Executive Place, Fayetteville NC 28301. 24 information and crisis helpline: 1-800-510-9132
  • Community Mental Health Center at Cape Fear Valley
    Provides outpaitent mental health services for all ages. Patients are seen be appoinment of a walk-in basis. 910-615-9333, 1724 Roxie Ave, Fayetteville NC 28304
 

NC Medical Board

 

 

 North Carolina Medical Board: The Consumer Resources Page provides information on:

  • Physician Licenses (look up)
  • Disciplinary Reports
  • Information on Complaint Process
  • Articles that address common patient concerns (doctor-patient trust, communication, technology issues)

 

 

Cape Fear Valley Health System

Cape Fear Valley Health

The Cape Fear Valley Health System is a private non-profit system governed by a Board of Trustees. The system serves a six county region that includes Fayetteville, Fort Bragg, and Hope Mills. Browse system physicans or view a facility listing. (Hosptials, Etc)

Area Specialty Clinics

These are great community resources for diabetes, STD issues, and women's care:

  • Better Health of Cumberland County
    Better Health of Cumberland County provides services for diabetics, medical equipment loans, and health education and referral services.
  • Epidemiology Clinic
    Epidemiology Clinic screens for reportable communicable diseases (such as tuberculosis) and provides medication and treatment for these diseases.
  • STD Clinic
    STD (Sexually Transmitted Disease) Clinic provides services to anyone suspected of having a sexually transmitted disease, and includes screening, diagnosis, treatment and education.
  • Women's Preventive Health Services
    Women's Preventive Health Services provides screenings for breast and cervical cancer, and family planning services. Fees are based on family size and income.

Maternity and Family Planning Services

These resources can help with family planning issues.

  • Planned Parenthood
    Comprehensive reproductive healthcare, including abortion services, family planning, and STD prevention.
  • Maternity Care Clinic
    Provide prenatal care to women that will improve the health status of the mother to increase chances of delivering a healthy infant. The services include prenatal care, delivery , high-risk OB care, and lab services.
  • Family Planning Clinic
    Provides Birth Control Pills, Depo Provera injections, diaphragm and contraceptive foam, IUD checks and removals, and condoms. Provides referrals for natural family planning, Norplant, sterilization (including vasectomies), in addition to education and counseling.
  • Agape Pregnancy Support Services
    Provides counseling and support services for women experiencing an unintended pregnancy.
  • Crisis Pregnancy Center
    Provides peer counseling, pregnancy testing and ultrasound exams. Also offers educational programs about STDs, adoption, abortion, and parenting.

Medication Assistance

 Medication access help resources.

  • Free Prescription Discount Card
    A discount card is available to any county resident with or without prescription coverage; discounts average 24%. Click on the link to print your card and find a list or participating pharmacies.
  • Medication Access program
    This program is able to provide many prescription medications at little or no cost to individuals without prescription insurance. All applicants must complete an application and appear in person for an interview.
 

Dental Info

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For help finding/ researching a dentist:

NC Dental Society

Use the North Carolina Dental Society to find a dentist or file a complaint. The Dental Society's complaint process provides for mediation between dentist and patient.

NC board of dental examiners

The North Carolina Board of Dental Examiners has a more formal, binding complaint process. This board also posts a list of its disciplinary actions and provides an on-line license look up.

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