What is primary care?

Primary Care is care for the whole person.  It is your first stop when something isn’t right.

PCPs are also trained to recognize many other problems and help you get to the right specialist if one is needed.

A primary care provider (PCP) can help you with physicals, diagnosis, and treatment of diabetes and high blood pressure, rashes, depression – EVERYTHING to meet your general health needs!

How much does it cost?

Granville Vance Public Health accepts most insurances, including Medicare and Medicaid.  If you do not have insurance, we are able to provide primary care services at a discounted price.

How do I make an appointment?

Granville Vance Public Health has two sites – one in Granville County (919) 693-2141 and one in Vance County (252) 492-7915.  You may call either site to schedule an appointment.

Reasons to have a Primary Care Provider (PCP)

  • Better Preventive Care: A PCP provides care that considers a person’s specific needs, family history, and health goals
  • Routine Screening: Stay informed about preventative screenings like blood pressure, diabetes or cholesterol, and get them in a timely fashion
  • Fewer Emergency Room Visits: PCPS provide better acute and preventative care, reducing your risk of complications and unnecessary trips to the hospital
  • Health Education: PCPs know about the latest health recommendations and how to promote food health through a healthy diet and exercise
  • Referrals: A PCP can provide referrals to specialists.
  • Informed Decisions: PCPs help you make informed decisions, engaging you every step of the way in your healthcare experience.
  • Better Diagnoses: A PCP reviews all of your symptoms over time to determine the best course of action for good health.