James Crafton, Chairperson | Pete Richards, D.D.S., Vice-Chairperson
The Board of Health is appointed by the Henderson County Board of Commissioners and operates as the governing body of the Department of Public Health. The Board sets policies
and procedures and establishes
Rabies Post-Exposure Control Measures
On November 8, 2016, the Board of Health adopted the new national
Henderson County Board of Health Rule (adopted November 8, 2016)
New Rabies Post-Exposure Management Guidance for Dogs and Cats
When: Tuesday, April 11, 2017, at 6:00 p.m.
Where: Board Room at the Department of Public Health | Map
The Board of Health generally meets the second Tuesday of each month. The meetings are at 6:00 p.m. at the Department of Public Health and are open to the public. The Board may cancel regular meetings and may also elect to hold special meetings in accordance with NC Open Meetings Law. Workshops and conferences may be scheduled throughout the year. To verify Board meeting schedules, please call (828) 694-6036.
Henderson County Department of Public Health believes it is the right of all citizens to participate in public meetings and programs at the agency. Free assistance is available for all persons with disabilities who need auxiliary aid. Those needing assistance should contact the agency at (828) 692-4223 (press "0" for the operator) at least 48 hours prior to the meeting or program.
Meetings are usually held in the Board Room of the Department of Public Health (directions and bus service).
If the Classroom is used, it can be accessed through the "Immunizations" entrance on the southwest side of the building.
The Board of Health consists of 11 members selected by Henderson County Board of Commissioners. The Board must have representation from the following professions: pharmacist, physician, dentist, registered nurse, engineer, commissioner, optometrist, veterinarian, as well as three members representing the general public. The 2016-2017 Board of Health members are:
Requests for copies of the minutes from past Board of Health meetings can be made to Cathy Nicholson at 1200 Spartanburg Highway, Suite 100, Hendersonville, NC, 28792 or call (828) 694-6036.