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Health Department Mission

To protect and promote the health and safety of Chatham County residents.

How may we assist you? 

Health Fair 2012

Where are we located? Click here for our hours and directions to our facilities
What number do you call? Click here for our contact information
What services do we offer?  Click here for a list of our services 
How do you request information or outreach? Click here for our outreach request form
Do we have a Facebook page or blog?
Yes! Click the links below:



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Active Chatham Grant Available

Active Chatham, a community coalition that advocates for physical activity in Chatham County, is currently accepting grant applications for projects that increase access to physical activity opportunities in the county. These funds were raised from the annual 5K Reindeer Run last December. The total funding amount is $5,400 and one to three projects will receive funding. Organizations and agencies may apply for amounts between $500 to $5,400. 

The purpose of this grant is to provide physical activity opportunities for public use located entirely within Chatham County. Funds should be used to enhance or increase access to parks, trails, playgrounds and programs that promote physically active lifestyles. 

Proposals will be accepted from non-profit organizations, Chatham County Public Schools, individuals, associations, and local businesses. Child Care Centers may apply for funds to promote programs that increase wellness activities that promote physical activity. Proposed projects must be located entirely within Chatham County. Funds must go toward a project that creates or enhances opportunities for physical activity for members of the public.

Applications are due by Monday, September 14, 2015. To find out more information and to download the grant application, visit Paper grant applications may be found at the Chatham County Public Health Department Administrative Building, located at 80 East Street, Pittsboro, NC. You may also contact Jennifer Park at 919-545-8444 or if you have any questions.

Chatham County Shelter: Cats from Recent Rescue in Need of Home

PLEASE SHARE THIS INFORMATION WITH OTHERS: The Chatham County Animal Shelter currently has nearly 30 cats that were obtained through a rescue of 190 animals last month. The cats are an array of colors and ages! Animal Services invites people to visit their shelter located at 725 Renaissance Drive, west of Pittsboro off of US 64. The hours are 11 am to 4 pm Monday-Friday and 8 am to noon on Saturday.

To view animals available at the shelter, visit:

Animal Services also has Facebook page found here.

Short Survey on Ticks in Chatham County

The Chatham Health Alliance is interested in learning more about Chatham County residents’ experiences with ticks and tick-borne illness. Whether or not you have been affected by ticks, please take a couple of minutes to complete the short survey at the following link:

Health Department Notices

The Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA) protects your private health information. Please read the HIPAA policy of the Chatham County Public Health Department here.

Interpretation Services
Spanish language interpretation services are available at health department sites. Other languages are assisted by a telephone hotline.

Privacy Notices
This notice describes how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information. Please review it carefully. Click here for the notice in English. Click here for the notice in Spanish.


Please click here to take Chatham County Public Health Department’s Community Survey.

Encuesta en la Comunidad



Online Health Department Client Feedback Form

Encuesta de Satisfacción del Cliente para el Departamento de Salud Pública del Condado de Chatham 



Layton Long, MSA, REHS




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