301 East 12th St. - Sweetwater, Texas 79556

Sweetwater – Nolan County Health Department
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ood health is basic to the enjoyment of a full and productive life. Our mission is to provide the best possible opportunity for good health to the citizens of Nolan County through health promotion and the prevention of disease.

REGARDING COVID-19
Protect yourself and other by following theses steps:

1. If you are sick, stay home, unless you are seeking medical care.
2. If you have a weakened immune system, or underlying health conditions, that put you at greater risk of becoming ill, stay home. People 65 and older are also at greater risk of developing severe disease.
3. Wash your hands frequently with soap and water, for at least 20 seconds.
4. Disinfect hard surfaces and frequently touched surfaces, such as countertops, doorknobs and faucets. When you shop, wipe down the handle of your shopping cart with antibacterial wipes.
5. Practice social distancing by keeping six feet between you and other people, especially if they are sick.
6. Cover your cough with your elbow or a tissue and throw that tissue in the trash.
7. Avoid touching your face, eyes, and mouth.
We ask that you use caution and do what is best for you and your family.

Testing for Coronavirus (COVID-19)

We have had many calls asking if the health department performs testing for the Coronavirus (COVID-19). We do not.

If you are a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, or if you have traveled to a place where COVID-19 is widespread, or if you develop fever, cough and shortness of breath, seek medical attention.  Call ahead to your physician or emergency room.  if you feel you have been exposed to COVID-19 or have symptoms. If you are calling 9-11, tell the dispatcher about your symptoms and any travel history or exposure you feel you’ve had. If you have questions or concerns, please call the Sweetwater -Nolan County Health Department at 325-235-5463.

10/15/2020
4 new positive cases of Covid19 for Nolan and 6 recoveries.
2 new positive cases of Covid19 for Mitchell and 2 recoveries.
No new cases for Fisher and 1 recovery .
10/13/2020
8 new positive Covid19 cases for Nolan and no recoveries.
3 new positive Covid19 cases for Mitchell and 3 recoveries.
1 new positive Covid19 case for Fisher and 1 recovery.
10/6/2020
5 new for Mitchell and 4 new for Nolan. No recoveries today. Fisher County’s count has not changed.
10/2/2020
7 new cases for Nolan and 4 recovered.
3 new cases for Mitchell and 1 Antigen test with 1 recovered
1 new antigen test for Fisher
10/1/2020
One new positive for Nolan and three were released.
No new positives for Mitchell and two were released.
No new positives for Fisher

 

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IMMUNIZATIONS
The immunization clinic offers all childhood and some adult vaccines. All vaccines administered in the clinic..
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PUBLIC HEALTH PREPAREDNESS
List to help you determine what to include in your disaster supplies kit that will meet your family’s needs.
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Monday – Thursday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Friday: 12:00 am – 3:00 pm
Saturday: 13:00 am – 3:00 pm
Sunday: 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
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Jamie Mena, RN

Health Department Director

Lilia Melendez, LVN

Family Planning/Immunization Nurse

Tanja Jennings, LVN

ImmTrac Specialist

Virginia Guerrero

Administrative Assistant Immunizations

Shelia Ellison, LVN

PHEP Secretary Epidemiology Nurse

Todd Donham

PHEP and SNS Coordinator

Kay Hamlin

PHEP and Family Planning Bookkeeper

Linda Kite

PHPC, Health Inspector & Water Lab Tech

Richard Acuna

PHEP Trainer

Don Ware– Lab Director
Kathleen Phillipp,MD  -Family Planning Medical Authority
Jennifer Liedtke, MD -SNCHD Medical Authority
Stevie Short -Pharmacist in Charge
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JACK BEAR
Marketing Manager

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MARCUS FIELDS
Marketing Manager

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12 Jan: Whooping Cough
Whooping cough (pertussis) is a highly contagious disease marked by severe coughing. It is named after the "whoop" sound children and adults sometimes make when they try to breathe in during or after a severe coughing spell.
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05 Jan: STD Program 
The health department is screening, testing and treating clients for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis. HIV testing is available with clients referred elsewhere for treatment, if needed. Testing will be provided upon request if possible, otherwise an appointment will be scheduled.
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30 Dec: Avoiding Ticks Best Way to Prevent Diseases They Carry
(2005-05-07) Warm days and sunny skies draw many people outdoors this time of year. The same environment also brings out the insects, some of which carry diseases. “It’s tick time in Texas,” said Glenna Teltow, a medical entomologist with the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).
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301 East 12th St. -Sweetwater,
Texas 79556, United States

our Phone/Email

Phone: (325) 235-5463

our hours

Monday-Friday: 8:00AM – 12:00PM
1:00PM – 5:00PM
Immunization Clinic Wed: 8:30AM – 11:30AM
1:00PM – 4:30PM
Blood Pressure Clinic Thurs: 8:30AM – 11:30AM