Steubenville Health Department sets its January schedule

STEUBENVILLE — The city health department will offer blood pressure screening from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday in its offices in the city building.

Health Commissioner Nicole Runco said TB screening clinics will be available 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays.

“The TB testing one step is $10 and the two step testing is $20. A cash or check is acceptable,” said Runco.

The childhood and immunization clinics are set for 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Runco said adult and children flu shots are available at the city health department.

“Please call (740) 283-6000, extension 1513, to pre-register for the immunizations. A parent or legal guardian must accompany the child and a record of prior immunizations must be provided.

A child’s legal guardian must present court order documents on the day of service in order for the child to receive a vaccination. A photo ID and valid insurance card, if applicable, must be presented at time of service,” Runco explained.

The next HIV testing will be on Jan. 13.

She said the lupus optimum health meeting and lupus optimum health line dancing is no longer being provided.

Effective Tuesday, the health department office will be closed for lunch from noon to 1 p.m.

The health department will be closed on Jan. 16 for Martin Luther King Day.

The city board of health will meet in the City Hall Pugliese Conference Room at 7:30 a.m. on Jan. 19.