PLEASE REPORT YOUR HURRICANE DAMAGE Click here  Also, Wren Library closed on Tuesday for repairs

The Chatham Health Alliance has a new website!  Visit it at


front page header


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 

Chatham County Staff Among 20 Teams Nationwide Selected for Kresge's Emerging Leaders in Public Health Initiative

The Kresge Foundation announced today the 40 public health leaders who will work to transform the role of local public health departments in their communities as part of the third cohort of The Kresge Foundation’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health initiative, totaling the number of trained leaders to 100.

Kresge’s Emerging Leaders in Public Health was designed to provide public health leaders of county and local health departments opportunities to build additional knowledge and skills to tackle the challenges they face in their communities. This initiative is part of the foundation’s Health Program’s strategy to accelerate community-centered approaches that promote health of communities.  Click here to learn more.

Board of Health Awards Employee and Community Partner of the Year

At its monthly meeting on May 21st, the Chatham County Board of Health recognized individuals who work daily to improve the health of Chatham County residents. The awards, which were presented by Board of Health Chair Carol Reitz-Barlow, are given annually to an employee and community partner who embody the mission of the health department.

The Chatham County Public Health Department would like to congratulate Piedmont Health Services, recipient of the 2018 Community Health Partnership Award, and 2018 Employee of the Year Danielle White and thank them for their service to Chatham County.  Click here to read more about these deserving award winners.

Chatham County Animal Shelter to Microchip All Adopted Animals

Beginning Monday, April 23rd, the Chatham County Animal Shelter will microchip all animals adopted from the shelter.  The microchips will be implanted at adoption for no additional cost. Click here to learn more.


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.  Interpretation services are free of charge for any language.

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.



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

Free viewers are required for some of the attached documents.
They can be downloaded by clicking on the icons below.

Acrobat Reader Flash Player Windows Media Player Microsoft Silverlight Word Viewer Excel Viewer PowerPoint Viewer