FREE Diabetes Self Management Workshop starting on October 2nd. Contact Connie at (903)785-4561 for more details.
Student shot clinic Saturday July 19, 26, August 2, and 9. Cost is $5 per student.
See details in Info Center
Coalition Coordinator - See Info Center for details
Go to the Info Center Tab to learn how to protect yourself from the West Nile virus.
Vaya a la tableta en Espanól para aprender cómo protegerse del virus del Nilo Occidental.
Adult Flu Shots - $20. No charge for Medicare patients (please bring card). Children 3-18 - $22. No charge for Medicaid patients (please bring card) Available Monday - Thursday 7 AM-Noon and 1 PM-6 PM. Debit/credit card, check or cash accepted.
9 AM - 6 PM, Friday, July 20th at the Paris Public Library
7 AM - 2 PM, Friday, July 27th at Lamar Avenue Church of Christ
Immunizations are for children ages 5-18 who are enrolled in Medicaid or CHIPS or do not have insurance coverage for vaccines. Call for additional information.
Please call 903-785-4561 to learn if you qualify for a free mammogram.
Paris-Lamar County Health District
The mission of the Paris-Lamar County Health District is to provide the best possible opportunity for good health to the citizens of Lamar County through health promotion and the prevention of disease.
Public health services for the City of Paris and Lamar County are provided by this department. Funding is derived from the City of Paris and Lamar County as well as through grants from the Texas Department of State Health Services. As a public health department most services are primarily preventive medical treatment. Services provided include pre-natal care, family planning, immunizations, care of non-emergency medical problems, screening and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases, Women, Infant and Children (WIC) nutrition program and sanitary inspections.
The staff includes a medical director, nurse practitioner, nurses, and clerical staff capable of delivering care, answering patient questions, and maintaining office service. In the event of an emergency, patients are referred to Paris Regional Medical Center emergency room.
Appointments are scheduled after patients have completed Medical History forms and the Health Care Assistance Application. These forms are located in the Info Center under Patient Forms. Immunizations do not require appointments.
Fees are determined by the local health board. Services of the Paris-Lamar County Health District are provided regardless of ability to pay, however, payment is expected when services are rendered unless prior arrangements have been made. Programs are available for low income families for reduced fees or no fees. Applicants qualify on an individual basis for one year. Applications must be renewed annually. Applications are available at the office or on this website.
We accept cash, check, debit card, VISA, MasterCard and Discover.
The Texas Healthy Communities Program assists communities to assess their existing environments and to implement environmental, policy and systems changes at the local level to promote public health practices proven to reduce risk factors for chronic diseases. The Paris-Lamar County Health District is proud to be a part of this driven program and striving to find ways to make our community a healthier place to live, work and play. For additional information, please contact Emily Neeley, Community Liaison at 903-785-4561 or email email@example.com