COSMO Health Center

After-hours care T. 770-446-0929/Fax 770-446-6977

After-hours care
T. 770-446-0929 / Fax 770-446-6977

Preventive Care

Preventive Care

Infections are the most common cause of human disease.  Disease-causing microbes (pathogens) attempting to get into the body must move past the body?s external armor, usually the skin or cells lining the body's internal passageways, and your immune system if these microbes get inside.  Your immune system works because is able to tell if an invader (virus, bacteria, parasite, or other another person's tissues) has entered it?even if you aren't consciously aware that anything has happened. Your body recognizes this invader and uses a number of different tactics to destroy it.
Vaccines help the body's immune system prepare for future attacks. Vaccines consist of killed or modified microbes, parts of microbes, or microbial DNA that trick the body into thinking an infection has occurred.  A vaccinated person's immune system attacks the harmless vaccine and prepares for invasions against the kind of microbe the vaccine contained. In this way, the person becomes immunized against the microbe: if re-exposure to the infectious microbe occurs, the immune system will quickly recognize how to stop the infection.
The pages within this section explain more in detail about how your immune system works to prevent you from getting sick. Knowing how your immune system works may help you understand how vaccines work with your immune system to protect you.

 CPACS COSMO Health Center provide basic medical care and advice.

The following services are available:

  • Screening Mammogram and referral
  • Mammogram (Breast Cancer x- ray)
  • Various vaccinations for adults, students, children
  • School Admission Physical Test (vision/ hearing / dental / nutrition) Issuer of Forms 3300, 3231
  • Translation of foreign vaccination records into the U.S. system
  • Hepatitis B Education / Diabetes Education
  • HIV / AIDS Test
  • PPD test (TB) / Quantiferon Test
  • X-Ray
  • Mental Health Counseling / Depression, Anxiety, Panic attack, Teen ages Counseling, Anger Managements, Domestic Violence
  • DUI Evaluation
  • DUI Counseling
  • Comprehensive Physical Checkup
  • School Physical Test
  • Employment Physical Test
  • Medical Insurance Consultation
  • STD Clinic
  • Drug Test