Public Health Department


The health department offers many services in an effort to keep residents and our community healthy. Nash County Health Department (NCHD) serves all Nash County residents, whether they come in our doors as a patient or as we reach out as part of our community and environmental health programs.

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Public Health Goals & Mission

  • Promote healthy lifestyles
  • Prevent diseases
  • Detect and treat health problems early 

Staff & Programs

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  • Environmental Health staff works to keep our community healthy in the most basic ways. They protect our water supplies from sewage contamination, they help ensure safe food at area restaurants through regular inspections, and much more.
  • Solid Waste program staffs nine convenience centers for rural Nash County residents as well as a special construction and demolition landfill.
  • Animal Control staff prevents the spread of rabies by working with area veterinarians to offer low cost rabies vaccination opportunities and operate the animal shelter.
  • Health Education and Planning staff leads regularly in assessing the community's health needs and developing educational programs or policies targeting these potential health problems.
  • Clinical Services staff provide health screening, treatment and/or referral for possible health problems, and investigation of communicable diseases.
  • If you are homebound, have a special medical need and would like to register for Nash County's Special Medical Needs Registry, click here.  For more information, please read our brochure and/or call Nash County Health Department at (252) 459-9819.

Nash County Health Department offers confidential services at no cost or on a sliding fee scale to all residents of Nash County. Services are provided at NCHD regardless of race, age, religion, gender, marital status, national origin, or disability status.

En el departamento de salud hay interpretes de habla hispana para asistir a los residentes con servicios de la clinica llamar al 252-462-2433 para asistencia.

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