Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide and to encourage the provision of quality public health programs that protect and promote health, prevent and control disease, reduce and rehabilitate disability, as well as establish and maintain healthful lifestyles in a safe environment.  This will be accomplished by assessing local health needs, developing public health policies, and assuring delivery of needed community services.


Improving Rowan's health for more than 98 years.

   1811 East Innes Street, Salisbury, NC 28146
Phone:  704-216-8777     Fax:  704-638-3129
Office Hours:  Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (except holidays) 

             Fruits and Veggies Month - MORE MATTERS            

Eating fruits and vegetables has many health benefits. People who eat a healthy, balanced diet with plenty of fruits and vegetables can help lower their risk for heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and some types of cancer. Eating healthy can also help prevent obesity and high blood pressure. Support our local farmers and Eat Healthy, Eat Local!          

            ZIKA VIRUS

Zika virus is spread through mosquito bites. No vaccines or medications are available to treat or prevent Zika infections. There have been reports of pregnant women giving birth to babies with birth defects. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all pregnant women consider postponing travel to areas where Zika virus is being transmitted.

Please read the Top 5 Things Everyone Needs to Know About Zika.

Lea 5 Datos Importantes Que Todos Debemos Saber Sobre El Zika.             


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