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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:



Hot Topics 

Chapel Hill Creamery Recalls Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk

Cheese from the Chapel Hill Creamery has been implicated in a Salmonella outbreak and is being recalled. If you have any Chapel Hill Creamery cheese, do not eat it. Discard the cheese, and wash your hands and any equipment that it may have contacted with warm, soapy water. Symptoms of Salmonella include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. If you think you may have a Salmonella infection, please contact your doctor for testing and treatment. Click here for more information about the recall.


Free Tobacco Cessation Classes This Summer

Tobacco cessation classes will begin on June 27th and will be available to any Chatham County resident or Chatham County employee looking to quit using tobacco. Don’t miss this opportunity to receive personal instruction from experienced staff from the Chatham County Public Health Department. QuitSmart is a proven effective program to help quit all types of tobacco, including smoking, dip/chew and electronic cigarettes. Participants will receive a free QuitSmart Stop Smoking Kit and all sessions are provided free of charge. These sessions will be held from 5:30 pm-6:45 pm on June 27th, July 11th, and July 13th. All sessions will be held at Chatham Hospital in Siler City, located at 163 Chatham Medical Park Drive, Suite 140 in the Chatham Medical Park Office Building. 

Are you ready to make a firm decision to quit smoking and quit tobacco use? Contact Jennifer Park at (919-545-8444) or Anna Stormzand at (919-545-8445) to reserve your spot or for more information.

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Annual Health of Chatham Report now Available

The 2015 Health of Chatham report is now available online. Click here to view the report, which is available in English and Spanish. The annual report provides updates on progress and status of the health priorities, which were determined through the 2014 Community Health Assessment process.

Have you seen Chatham County Animal Services new video?

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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