Health Department

Nash County Health Department (NCHD) provides a variety of public health services to keep our residents and community healthy. Services are available to all individuals whether they visit as a patient or reached through community outreach programs and environmental health services. All residents and citizens are welcome to contact us at our office locations to learn more information about services.

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Public Health Goals

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


Click here for our printable NCHD Services brochure!

  • 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 assess the community health needs, develop and conduct health education programs, and work with various organizations to establish policies to improve the community's health.
  • 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.