Andrews Health Center - Cherokee County Health Department

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15 High School Drive
Andrews, NC - 28901

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Andrews Health Center - Cherokee County Health Department

About Andrews Health Center - Cherokee County Health Department

This clinic operates under a SLIDING SCALE model. This means that it MAY NOT be free depending on your income. You will be required to prove financial need in order to receive free services or services at a reduced cost. In order to get more information on this clinic, click on the icons below. You may be required to join for free in order to access full contact information.

Andrews Health Center will be operating with limited services until further notice

Clinical Services will be offered on Tuesdays & Thursdays
Lab Services will only be available on WEDNESDAYS
Office hours are still Monday-Friday: 8:00am-12pm & 12:30pm- 4:30pm

The Andrew Health Center offers:
· Diagnosis and treatment for common  family illnesses such as strep throat, urinary tract infections, pink eye and infections of the ears, nose and throat.
· Vaccinations for flu, pneumonia, pertussis, and hepatitis, among others.
· Vision and hearing screenings
· Treatment of minor wounds, abrasions, joint sprains and skin conditions such as poison ivy, ringworm and acne.
· A wide range of wellness services, including sports and camp physicals, smoking cessation counseling and TB testing.
· Routine lab tests, and education for those with diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure or asthma.
 
 
*The Andrews Health Center will accept Medicaid, Health Choice, BCBS, and offer a sliding fee scale as payment for services. The goal of the Andrews Health Center is to provide affordable care to students and to residents of the Andrews community.*
 
 
For medical needs after clinic hours or when the AHC is closed, contact your primary care provider or Urgent Care Center.  For emergencies, go to the nearest emergency room or dial 911 for assistance.  If you need mental health services, contact Appalachian Community Services at 837-0071, or the Crisis Line at 1 (888) 315-2880.
 


Since this is a sliding fee scale clinic, we have provided the Federal Poverty Guidelines below. Visit the Andrews Health Center - Cherokee County Health Department website listed above to see what the level is needed for free care.

Federal Poverty Guidelines for 2021

Persons In Family Household Poverty Guideline Salary per year
1 $12,760
2 $17,240
3 $21,720
4 $26,200
5 $30,680
6 $35,160
7 $39,640
8 $44,120

For Households with more than 8 persons, add $4,480 for each additional person.
*Alaska and Hawaii have different rates for HUD federal poverty guidelines.
These numbers above represent 100% of the Federal Poverty Rate. In order to get legal aid from some offices, they use a sliding fee scale. When they use a sliding fee scale, the 100% rate can be different than 100%. In those cases, using for example a 200% federal poverty level, you will only need double the 100% number listed above to 200%.

COVID-19 Information for Patients

Contact your healthcare provider by phone before coming to a clinic or hospital if you meet the following criteria:
  • Symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, fatigue, headache
  • Symptoms such as muscle or body aches, loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion or runny nose.
  • Contact with someone with confirmed COVID-19 within 14 days of onset of systems

Mild Covid Symptoms

  • Low-grade fever (approx 100 degrees Fahrenheit for adults)
  • Nasal congestion
  • Runny nose
  • Mild, dry cough
  • Mild body aches

Moderate Covid Symptoms

  • Fever above 100.4 F
  • Persistent cough
  • Temporary shortness of breath when you exert yourself
  • Exhaustion, need to stay in bed

Severe Covid Symptoms

  • Constant trouble breathing
  • Persistent chest pain or pressure
  • Confusion
  • Trouble staying awake
  • Blue lips or face

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