The goal of the Tar Heel Drug Wellness Center is to promote personal and community health care through heath promotion, education, and community events. We are committed to providing education and training for all aspects of health: physical, mental, emotional, and social.
The Tar Heel Drug Wellness Center is currently directed by staff member Courtney Jones. Our Pharmacists are also regularly involved with Wellness Center operations.
The current Wellness Center services we provide include the following:
- Diabetic Shoe Fitting
- Medical Equipment, Rentals and Billing
- Blood Pressure & Glucose Testing
- Diabetes Management
- Immunizations (Flu Immunizations, Shingles Vaccination, etc.)
- Medication Therapy Management
- Compression Wear and Fitting
- Home Assessments
- Bathroom Safety & Orthopedic Products
Health Information (links to external site):
Are you all too familiar with the coughing and wheezing that remind you that you have asthma? Asthma can be a serious problem, but it doesn’t have to stop you in your tracks. With the help of your health care team, you can keep your asthma under control.
You want the best for your child, from good nutrition to effective discipline to a breadth of life opportunities.
Diabetes is a chronic condition, but it can be managed. With help for your family, your friends and your health care team, you can learn to take care of yourself and stay healthy.
Heart disease is the biggest health risk Americans face today. If you don’t have heart disease now, you can help prevent it. If you’ve already been diagnosed with heart disease, you can keep it from getting worse. Here are the tools to get you started.
Stay healthy and vigorous into old age by eating right, getting plenty of exercise and following recommended disease prevention practices.
Your mental health is just as important to your overall well being as your physical health. Here’s information on a range of mental health topics, plus ideas on how to cope when your life hits an emotional bump.
Could your diet use a nutritional tune-up? A healthful diet has many benefits and it doesn’t have to be bland and boring. Add color to your plate with fresh fruit and vegetables, choose whole grains and low-fat dairy, and keep an eye on your portion size. Aim for balance, variety, flexibility and moderation.
Although genetics determines how long we will live, it’s the lifestyle we choose that will determine how healthy we are as we age.
Enjoy good health at every age: know your body and how it works, eat well and stay active, and follow a plan for disease prevention.
The information contained herein should not be substituted for medical advice or treatment. It is for informational purposes only.