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) 



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 go to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to read about Zika virus.


 Coal Ash Information    

 Well Water Treatment Options 


 Call 704-216-8837 for an appointment.

Llame a 704-216-8837 para hacer una cita.



    In addition to information about what Radon is and the risk of developing lung cancer from exposure to it, the N.C. Radon Program website has a link for ordering a free Radon Testing Kit. 


 How NC Local Health Departments are keeping us all safe and healthy.


 Information on the Ebola Virus Disease.

 Children in Child Care - What shots do they need?

Breast Cancer Awareness  

Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Getting mammograms regularly can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer.



Rowan County Health Department accepts the following health insurances:     




Health Net Federal Services / TRICARE





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