The Johnston County Health Department offers the SoonerStart Program for infants and toddlers with disabilities or developmental delays. SoonerStart is offered free of charge due to various state and federal sources. The eligibility of an infant or toddler up to 3 years old is based on their one-on-one assessment.
SoonerStart consists of the following:
- Diagnostic and Evaluation Services
- Family training, counseling and home visits
- Health Services
- Nursing Services
- Nutrition Services
- Occupation, Physical and Speech - Language Therapy
- Special Instruction
- Natural environment arrangements
The Johnston County Health Department also offers Early Intervention for newborn hearing screenings. Our Early Intervention nurse comes the third Tuesday of every month and by appointment only.
Confidentiality is very important.
The Johnston County Health Department will not release any health information without our client's knowledge unless we are required to by law.
This institution is prohibited from discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, age, or disability.