Notice as of 5/10/21:
The Paris-Lamar County Health District is proud to announce the opening of its COVID Center, 1128 Clarksville Street, Suite 150 (near PrimeTime), on Monday May 10, 2021. This clinic is solely designated for the testing and vaccination for the SAR-2 COVID-19 Virus. "The COVID-19 Pandemic is far from over, but the need for large vaccination hubs is. The demand for more flexible hours for tsting and vaccinations is what the Department of State Health Services is trending to," says Alison Thrasher, the Covid Center Coordinator.
The center will be open daily from 9am - 4pm, with vaccination dates this week being on Thursday and Friday, May 13-14. Those wanting first doses of Moderna or single doses of Johnson and Johnson may register online at https://paristexas.gov/covidvaccinelist, or may call 903-715-0422 to register during regular business hours for more info. You may also email questions to email@example.com or chat via text to 903-568-0646. People who are needing their second dose of Moderna will be contacted directly for a convenient time to receive it. Vaccinations can be given inside or conveniently in your car for those who are unable to ambulate. Beginning later in Ma, vaccinations will be given any time during the day as staffing is available.
For 15-minute rapid COVID-19 testing, please call 903-715-0422 to set up a time to come and get tested. All tests will be given inside your vehicle, so please do not walk in the office.
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.