Contact Information

  • Doug Urland, Director
  • (828) 695-5800
  • Contact via email
  • Main Location:3070 11th Avenue Drive SE Hickory, NC 28602
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Public Health

Catawba County Public Health: Leading the Way to a Healthier Community

Our goal is to promote, protect, and improve the health of the community by assessing and responding to needs, assuring services, developing policies, and fostering collaboration. Catawba County Public Health believes in improving the overall health of the community through implementing our Mission, Vision and Values in our everyday practice. Catawba County Public Health provides health and education services to a diverse array of individuals, families and organizations in our community. We are a service-driven organization committed to fostering partnerships that lead to the promotion, protection and improvement of health in Catawba County and surrounding communities.

Mission: To promote, protect, and improve the health of the community by assessing and responding to needs, assuring services, developing policies, and fostering collaboration.
Vision: Leading the way to a healthier community
Values: Collaboration, People, Respect, Innovation, Trust and Excellence

All of our services are provided in a welcoming and confidential setting. Read our Notice of Privacy Practices. The day-to-day work of Catawba County Public Health is overseen by a Leadership Team of dedicated staff members, and works under the direction of the Catawba County Board of Health.

For additional health resources in Catawba County, please see our Health Resources page.

Phone: (828) 695-5800

Fax: (828) 695-5104

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