Edgecombe County Health Department

Health Department

Welcome to our Health Department page!
HEALTH ALERT: Travelers from Wuhan, China
There is an outbreak of pneumonia in Wuhan, China caused by a new type of Coronavirus. If you have been in Wuhan within the past 2 weeks and develop a fever, cold, or have difficulty breathing, seek medical care right away. 
  • Call ahead before going to see a doctor or emergency room.
  • Tell them your symptoms and that you were in Wuhan, China.
For more information: www.cdc.gov/Wuhan

We are pleased to announce Jevita Terry, FNP will now be providing clinical services at both of our locations ~ Monday's in Tarboro from 8:30am-4:30pm, and Tuesday's & Wednesday's in Rocky Mount from 8:30am-4:30pm. Please call 252-641-7511 or 252-985-4100 to make an appointment.
Services offered:
  • Child Health Services including: Well Child-Checks, Sick Care, Sports Physicals, Pre-K & Kindergarten Physicals
  • Sexually Transmitted Infections Services
  • Family Planning Services
  • Immunizations
  • DOT Physicals

2019 ~ Community Input Survey Results 
Click link above to view results. Thank you for your feedback!

We exist to serve all citizens in the prevention of disease and injury through protection, promotion, and delivery of quality, cost-effective services for community, personal, and environmental health.

Karen W. Lachapelle, MAEd
Health Director

Edgecombe County Health Advisory Committee           
meets the 3rd Tuesday every-other-month @ 7:00pm (except the month of July)

2019 Meeting Schedule
January 21, 2020 

March 17, 2020 
May 19, 2020 
September 15, 2020 
November 17, 2020 

Meetings are held at the Edgecombe County Human Services Building located at 122 E. St. James Street in Tarboro - 1st floor conference room. All are welcome to attend. Time is allotted at the beginning of the meeting for public comments. 

Notice of Privacy Practices
Aviso de Practica de Privacidad

For public comments or questions, please call 252-641-7511

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