Durham County Department of Public Health

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Gayle B. Harris, MPH, RN, Public Health Director


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The Durham County Department of Public Health 
is part of the tobacco-free Durham County Human Services campus.


Revised Durham County Board of Health Smoke-Free Rule

The Durham County Board of Health Rule Regulation of Smoking in Prescribed Public Areas has been revised.  Click HERE to view the Rule.



2014 CHA Cover 
2014 Durham County
Community Health Assessment

Annual Report Cover

Durham County
Department of Public Health
Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2016

Do You Have Zika Concerns?

Click Here for More Information from the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)

Durham County Healthcare Provider?

Click Here for Updates from the
North Carolina Division of Public Health

Smoke Free Campus
Learn More About the
Durham County Board of Health Smoking Rule
and Upcoming Cessation Classes

We're Listening! 
Child Listening - Hands Behind Both Ears
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Glass of Water
Durham County Board of Health
Recommendation to Durham City Council
on Municipal Water Fluoridation

Read the Full Report 




Do You Know How to Keep Mosquitoes Away?


For more information on community resources, health related data,
or statistical informal, please visit the Health Resources and Data section
or call our Health Education Division at (919) 560-7760.


RWJF Culture of Health Prize ID - Durham County 2014
2014 RWJF Culture of Health Prize Community

Want to get involved in Durham's growing Culture of Health?
Visit The Partnership for a Healthier Durham website today!

Working With Our Community to
Prevent Disease, Promote Health, and Protect the Environment.

Non-Discrimination Policy
The Durham County Health Department recognizes the importance of continuing a non-discriminatory policy for its employees and applicants for employment and in the provision of services. It is our policy not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment or in the provision of services because of race, color, religion, national origin, handicap, sex, age, or political affiliation.

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Hours of Operation
Monday - Friday
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
Selected clinics open on Tuesdays 
until 7:00 p.m.


Phone Numbers 
Main Switchboard: (919) 560-7600 
Environmental Health: (919) 560-7800 

414 East Main Street
Durham, North Carolina 27701

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