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Public Health

Protects the health of County residents.

Mecklenburg County Public Health (MCPH) is one of four departments that make up the Mecklenburg County Health and Human Services Agency. The department protects the health of County residents by providing clinical services, investigating potential cases of infectious diseases, conducting restaurant, lodging, and nursing home inspections, staffing Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools with nurses, and much more.

Our MISSION is to promote and protect the public's health.

Our VISION is that MCPH assures the health and safety of our diverse and changing community today and for our future generations.

Featured Health Reports, Assessments and Surveys

Learn about Public Health's most recent reports, assessments and community surveys.

Public Health Alerts

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    Measles spreads through the air when an infected person coughs or sneezes and others breathe that air.

  • Computer generated image of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus.

    The latest guidance and information on COVID-19, including vaccines, symptom self-check, data, and other topics.

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    Animal Attacks and Rabies

    Information on recent animal attacks in Mecklenburg County and guidance on how to avoid the transmission of Rabies.

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    International Travel

    A pretravel consultation with a qualified provider is an important component of preparing for international travel.

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