Posted on December 18, 2007
If you’re considering living in the Sandhills, health care options abound. You can make your Pinehurst real estate purchase with peace of mind.The Moore County Department of Health oversees public health, according to its director: “Striving to meet these challenges, the Health Department offers a wide range of services that are critical to the well being of our community. These diverse programs include those mandated by the State; such as communicable disease, public health planning, preparedness and response, environmental health and vital records. Other programs include a combination of direct health care services and community-wide programs.
In addition, Health Department staff play a prominent role in partnering with the community to create innovative programs to address specific health problems, such as breast cancer awareness, childhood immunizations, injury prevention and dental care.” The Health Check program is designed to meet the medical needs of Medicaid children.First Health of the Carolinas has Moore Regional Hospital in Pinehurst and major hospitals in two adjoining counties make up First Health of the Carolinas, a non-govermental and non-profit health care network that currently provides services in fifteen North Carolina counties.
Moore County is home to thousands of physicians, researchers, and auxiliary members of various health teams to provide cutting edge medical services to the community.Nearby Duke University (Durham) and the University of North Carolina Medical Center (Chapel Hill) offer additional options for those with medical needs.