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Lynette Tolson
Executive Director
NCALHD
3000 Industrial Drive
Suite 140
Raleigh, NC 27609

Phone: (919) 828-6201

ltolson@ncapha.org

Policy Statement
The NC Association of Local Health Directors will not pay overhead or indirect costs in contracts to any association (health related associations), institutions (hospitals, private care providers, etc.) or governmental agency (health departments/districts, state agencies, colleges and universities). This includes, but is not limited to payment of rent, administrative staff, accounting systems, technology, contractors, etc.
Next Meeting:

December 18, 2014

  • 10:00 am
  • Cardinal Room, 5605 Six Forks Road, Raleigh
Previous Meetings:
October 16, 2014
September 16, 2014
Earlier Meetings Available in the Archives
Regulatory Reform Act of 2013 -- Smoke-free Restaurants

On December 4, 2013 the Commission for Public Health adopted a new rule that clarifies the definition of enclosed areas in the Smoke-free Restaurants and Bars Law as required by the Regulatory Reform Act of 2013 (HB 74 / S.L. 2013-413). Read the bill here

A Blueprint of the Future for Local Public Health Departments

Public health is currently facing changes in policy, context, and funding which will significantly impact the work of local health departments across North Carolina. The healthcare system is facing new challenges stemming from an epidemic of chronic diseases and increased healthcare costs. The following report strives to familiarize local health departments with relevant contextual changes and emerging opportunities and guide their response to these developments. LHDs must be proactive if they are to persist and flourish in health promotion and disease prevention efforts.

Local Health Department Publicity Tools:
County health departments are extremely important to the communities they serve. But a lot of people don't even know what a health department does. Here are some resources to help you get the word out.
Health Department Job Listings:
  • Visit NCAPHA's website for the latest job postings at health departments across North Carolina.
NCALHD Position Statements: