Contact Information

  • (828) 465-8270
  • Main Location:PO Box 389 Newton, NC 28658
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Environmental Health


Catawba County Environmental Health aims to protect and promote the health of the county’s residents through timely, thorough reviews of well and septic plans, and inspections of facilities, restaurants, public swimming pools, tattoo parlors, hotels and other places that could impact the health of a large number of residents at one time. We prevent disease outbreaks through our daily work with entities all across Catawba County.

Catawba County Environmental Health is part of Catawba County Public Health and administers rules and regulations issued by the Environmental Services Section of the State of North Carolina,Department of Environment and Natural Resources.

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For more information on Environmental Health regulations, see the North Carolina Division of Health and Human Services’ Environmental Health Division web site.