Board of Health

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2017 Meeting Dates

January 12, 2017

February 9, 2017

March 9, 2017

April 13, 2017

May 11, 2017

June 8, 2017

July 13, 2017

August 10, 2017

September 14, 2017

October 12, 2017

November 9, 2017

December 14, 2017

The Board of Health, previously the Public Health Board, formulates policies and procedures for the Durham County Department of Public Health. The board's authority is established by NC General Statutes 130A-35: “The Board of Health shall be the policy making, rule making and adjudicatory body for a county health department.”

The board works with Public Health Department administrators, clinicians, staff and our community to promote health, protect the environment and prevent disease. The mission of the Durham County Health Department is "Working with our community to Promote Health, Protect the Environment and Prevent Disease."

The members of the Public Health Board are appointed by the Durham County Board of Commissioners. The board shall be composed of 11 members: one physician licensed to practice medicine in this State, one licensed dentist, one licensed optometrist, one licensed veterinarian, one registered nurse, one licensed pharmacist, one county commissioner, one professional engineer and three representatives of the general public. Except as otherwise provided in the statutes all board member must be residents of Durham County.


For more information on the Board of Health, including minutes and other documents, please click here.


 Meeting Date and Time  Monthly, Second Thursday at 5:00 p.m.
 Meeting Place

 Human Services Complex

 2nd Floor Conference Room B

 414 East Main Street

 Durham, NC  27701


 *Meetings are open to the public



 December 12, 2013

 November 14, 2013

 April 11, 2013

March 14, 2013

 February 14, 2013

 January 10, 2013

 November 8, 2012

 October 11, 2012

 September 13, 2012

 August 9, 2012

 June 14, 2012

 May 10, 2012

 April 12, 2012

 March 8, 2012

 February 9, 2012

 January 12, 2012