Sevier County Health Unit

Deborah Hedge, Administrator
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Phone: 870-642-2535
Fax: 870-642-5229

304 N. 4th Street
De Queen, AR 71832


Sevier County Health Unit Services

Core Public Health Functions

  • To provide personal health services
  • To provide education and enforce laws and regulations
  • To support Hometown Health improvement
  • To promote and encourage healthy behaviors
  • To monitor and investigate public health problems

Emergency Preparedness

  • Mass dispensing clinics
  • Bio-terrorism preparedness
  • All disease surveillance

Environmental Health

  • Restaurant/food establishment inpections
  • Public pool inspections
  • Community water safety

Hometown Health

  • Utilize the Sevier County Coalition to empower the community to identify health/social needs and implement solutions that improve the health of our citizens
  • Carrying out the Healthy Arkansas Initiative


  • Childhood
  • Adult
  • Influenza vaccinations

In Home Services

  • Home Health skilled nurse visits
  • Provider aides
  • Hospice


  • Prenatal Care

Miscellaneous Services

  • Monitor X-Ray machines for radiation
  • Collect statistics- birth and death rates, marriages and divorces, communicable diseases, teen pregnancies, and numerous other heath related issues.
  • Conduct investigation of proposed cemetery sites
  • Assist families in determining source of high blood lead levels
  • Sudden Infant Death Syndrome information and counseling

Reproductive Health

  • Family Planning
  • Breast Care Program
    • Toll-Free number: 1-877-670-2273

Sexually Transmitted Disease

  • HIV testing and education
  • Syphilis testing and investigation
  • Gonorrhea and Chlamydia testing and treatment


  • Screening and treatment

Women, Infants, and Children (WIC)

  • Nutrition Programs



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