Health Department


2818 Neuse Boulevard
New Bern, NC 28562
Director: Scott Harrelson
Phone: (252) 636-4920
Fax: (252) 636-4970

For information on the Zika virus, please visit the
Vector Management page.

Ebola Information Hotline  1-800-222-1222

The Craven County Health Department invites input from citizens regarding the services of the department, hours of operation and questions and comments regarding public health issues of concern:
To report Smoking Violations contact the Care Line at 1-800-662-7030

Click here for the Reduce Your Risk from Mosquito Borne Virus Press Release

Click here for 2013 Craven County Health Department Health and Wellness Resource List

Click here for Public Health Cost Containment Plan Presentation to Board of County Commissioners, July 15, 2013

Click here to take the Craven County Health Department Services Community Survey to help us better serve you.

Encuesta  Pública Departamento de Salud del Condado de Craven
El propósito de esta encuesta es para averiguar cuan a menudo los residentes del condado utilizan los servicios del Departamento de Salud del Condado de Craven y para ayudarnos a mejorar cuando, como y  que servicios podemos ofrecer. Usted no tiene que poner su nombre en esta encuesta.

Employee of the Quarter

Congratulations Robbie Hinshaw!!!

Congratulations Teresa Clark!!! 

Click here for Craven County Health Department staff member receives state recognition.

The Craven County Health Department is fully Accredited by the NC Local Health Department Accreditation Board.

The Notice of Privacy Practices describing how medical information about you may be used and disclosed and how you can get access to this information is available in .PDF format. Adviso de Prácticas de Privacidad


Administration Adult Health
Child Health Dental Health
Environmental Health Health Education
Hospice WIC
Nutrition Laboratory


"It is easier to preserve health than to recover
it, easier to prevent disease than to cure it."
-- Dr. George Cheyne, 1725

It is the mission of the Craven County Health Department to build upon the history of public health while responding to the dynamics of the growth of our county and the changing priorities of the health system.

We strive to improve the health status, and thereby the quality of life of our citizens by providing:

  1. prevention, screening, treatment, referral and education services.
  2. a doorway of access to the medical community.
  3. environmental services to ensure a safe community in which to live.
  4. assistance to employees in their professional growth and recognizing them for their accomplishments.
  5. the highest quality services at the most efficient cost.
Organizational Chart Calendar of Events
Board of Health Members Map
Community Health Assessment Walking Trails
2016 State of the County Health Report Community Medical Resource Guide
Animal Adoptions
2013-2014 Health Department Annual Report
2015 State of the County Health Report
Craven County Health Department 2016 Abbreviations Manual

NC State Center for Health Statistics



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