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 97 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) 




Read The 2013 State of the County Health Report for Rowan County.


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Rowan County Public Health – Employee of the Quarter

Carmen Roldan has worked as an interpreter at the health department for more than five years. Always ready to lend a hand, she is willing to take on tasks that go above and beyond her job description. Carmen has an excellent sense of humor and a positive approach to her work. She is conscientious about the quality of care we provide and advocates for the patients she serves. Congratulations, Carmen, and thank you for your service!




Policy on Public Access to Health Data