Community maintained local health resources located in the Carteret County NC communities of Morehead City, Beaufort, Newport, Atlantic Beach, Emerald Isle, and areas down east near Harkers Island.
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Goshen Medical Center and the Carteret County Health Department partnered in 2020 to provide community drive thru COVID-19 Coronavirus testing.
Cancer Research, Care, And Recovery
What organizations and doctors are leading the fight in cancer research and care in Carteret County? After treatment, what are the options and resources for recovery? Who are some doctors that deal directly with cancer in the communities of Morehead City, Beaufort, and Newport? Tell us more about the cancer center at the local hospital.
In January of 2020, mobile mammography services were offered to school system employees as part of their annual cancer screening. This was the second year that the mobile 3-D mammography unit visited area schools. Invision Diagnostics officials travel the state 5 days a week and you can learn more about their cancer screening and to schedule their services by calling 877-318-1349.
Heart Related Health Information
What local physicians in Morehead City, Beaufort, and Newport treat patients who have heart conditions? Does Carteret Health Care do procedures like cardiac catheterization or other procedures? What nearby hospitals do heart surgery? What resources are there in the local area for recovery and rehabilitation after things like heart attacks and surgery?
For aortic aneurysm repair (Bentall Procedure), coarctation of the aorta, or aortic valve replacement, I highly recommend Dr. Benjamin Degner at the Carolina Heart Institute which is at Vidant Hospital in Greenville NC. (Discuss Now)
Pediatric Resources In The Local Area
Who are the local pediatricians in Morehead City, Beaufort, and Newport that deal directly with pediatric patients? What other resources are there in the local area for care of children?
Diabetes Prevention And Care
Local area programs that focus on healthcare of people diagnosed with diabetes to include lifestyle changes, foot care, and nutrition.
Starting in July of 2020, the Carteret County Health Department will begin offering classes on how to prevent diabetes. The classes will focus on people who have prediabetes and will be taught by a trained lifestyle coach. For more information please call 252-728-8550.
Neurology Health Information
Who are some physicians who practice medicine in the area of neurology? What nearby hospitals are noted for brain surgery and treating advanced neurological conditions? What is the latest advancements in care for things such as traumatic brain injury (TBI)?
Mental Health Resources In The County
What local providers and psychiatrist deal directly in the treatment of mental health disorders such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and manic depression? Are there any inpatient and outpatient treatment facilities nearby? What local providers offer counseling?
Substance Abuse Treatment And Counseling
Who are some local providers who work in the area of substance abuse treatment in the local community? What are some noted agencies or organizations that offer inpatient and outpatient intervention? Is Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous active in the Morehead City, Beaufort, and Newport areas?
Weight Loss And Surgical Interventions
What doctors and treatment options are there for weight loss in Carteret County NC? What types of surgical interventions are there at the local hospital? What is the latest research in to weight loss? Are there any specialized treatment options locally?
Nutrition Health Resources
What local physicians and organizations help to teach and educate people on good nutrition habits and the health effects on eating good foods? What types of medical conditions respond positively to better nutrition?
What local providers, organizations, and agencies help people to increase their exercise levels either to help treat medical conditions or lose weight? What are some noted programs at parks and recreation?
General Medical Information
Discussions in this section will be related to Carteret County health resources and information not covered by a specific section on this page.
Pregnancy And Maternal Resources
What information does an expectant mother need to know about the labor and delivery unit at the local hospital? What types of programs are available to help new mothers, families, and children in the areas of education and training for a new baby? Who are some noted OB/GYN doctors that offer specialized care in this area?
Gastrointestinal Medical Research, Care, and Recovery
Who are some noted gastroenterologist and other providers that deal directly in the specialized care of conditions and disorders of the stomach, esophagus, and intestinal system?
Ears, Nose, and Throat Medical Information
Who are some noted doctors and providers in Carteret County NC that offer specialized care in the treatment and surgical interventions of ear, nose, and throat conditions for adults and pediatric patients?
Skin Related Conditions And Treatments
Who are some noted dermatologist doctors and providers in Morehead City, Beaufort, and Newport that offer specialized care? What is the latest research on skin disorders and care?
Women’s Health And Wellness (None Pregnancy Related)
Who are some noted doctors and providers in Carteret County NC that offer services directly for women’s health, wellness and treatment?
Men’s Health and Wellness
Who are some noted doctors and providers in Carteret County NC that offer services directly for men’s health, wellness and treatment?
Dentistry Related Health Information
Who are some noted dentist and orthodontist in Morehead City, Newport, and Beaufort that offer general dentistry services and oral surgery? Are there any clinics operational in the community? What specific dentist deal in sedation and pediatric patients?
Yoga, Meditation, and Relaxation
This section is open to discussions related to health resources and wellness in the areas of yoga therapy, meditation, and relaxation? What are some specialized programs are offered in the county?
Holistic Approaches To Care And Wellness
This area is open to discussions related to holistic and natural approaches to health and wellness not offered by traditional medicine.
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