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Region 2 Public Health Office

Disease Intervention

One of the most important tasks of public health is the control and elimination of communicable disease. Included here are some of the programs Region 2 Public Health uses to help prevent epidemics and the spread of disease.

 

Epidemiology

Epidemiology is the study of diseases and how they affect people. We work to prevent and control the spread of certain diseases. In our local community we work with:

  • Doctors and nurses
  • Hospitals and laboratories
  • Schools, public and private
  • Day care centers
  • Veterinarians

We are responsible for:

  • Keeping track of infectious diseases occurring in our region
  • Follow-up of certain reportable diseases
  • Investigation of disease outbreaks
  • A 24-hour response team
Cherokee
(864) 487-2705
Greenville
(864) 282-4100
Pickens
(864) 898-5965
Spartanburg
(864) 596-2227
Union
(864) 429-1690

 

HIV Program
  • HIV testing and counseling
  • Adult immunization status assessment
  • Social work services
  • Risk education and counseling
  • Group education in risk reduction

Make appointments call:

Cherokee County
(864) 649-8038
Greenville County
(864) 517-1201
Greer
(864) 345-1020 or (864) 517-1201
Pickens County
(864) 898-8019
Spartanburg County
(864) 345-1020
Union County
(864) 424-8004

Please follow this link for additional HIV information.

 

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
  • Risk reduction counseling and treatment
  • Adult immunization status assessment
  • Social work services

Make appointments call:

Cherokee County
(864) 649-8038
Greenville County
(864) 517-1201
Greer
(864) 345-1020 or (864) 517-1201
Pickens County
(864) 898-8019
Spartanburg County
(864) 345-1020
Union County
(864) 424-8004

Please follow this link for additional Sexually Transmitted Diseases information.

 

TB Program

The tuberculosis program provides services to any individual in South Carolina who has or is determined to be at risk for tuberculosis.

(Health departments in Cherokee, Greenville, Pickens, Spartanburg and Union counties do not provide TB skin tests to the general public. If you are needing a TB skin test due to requirement by DHEC regulation, please contact your medical provider.)

For more information about the program, contact us at one of the local public health clinics: 

Cherokee
(864) 487-2705
Greenville
(864) 372-3198
Pickens
(864) 898-5965
Spartanburg
(864) 596-2227, ext. 108
Union
(864) 429-1690

Please follow this link for additional TB information.