Health Department

Health Department

Welcome to the Health Department Page!
Now is a good time to get your flu vaccination!

You can get yours at our Health Clinic located in our Human Services building at 122 East St. James Street, Tarboro, NC 27886. Our hours are Mon-Fri 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. No appointment is needed. For more information, call 252-641-7511. Read here on the benefits of getting a flu vaccination

Important Notice! 

Effective March 1, 2016
, we will no longer provide home health and hospice services. The Edgecombe County Health Department transferred its licenses for home health & hospice services to Capital Care Resources, LLC, a subsidiary of Gentiva Health Services. Gentiva has operated services in North Carolina for 29 years. They will offer the same compassionate services from the same location but will have national resources. They will continue to provide the care that patients deserve in the place they want it the most - home. Edgecombe HomeCare & Hospice, a division of the Edgecombe County Health Department, provided valued home health and hospice services for over 40 years. We are proud of our accomplishments, and we look forward to have Gentiva continue the care.

Chronic Disease Management Program
Chronic Disease mgt Program Flyer June 2017-page-001
Mission of the Health Department 

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

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For public comments or questions, please call 252-641-6288

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