Health Department

The Avery County Health Department offers a wide array of services to residents of the County.

The Health Department provides and ensures the provision of these services:

  • Adult Health
  • Food, Lodging, and Institutional Sanitation
  • Individual On-site Water Supply
  • Sanitary Sewage Collection, Treatment and Disposal
  • Grade A Milk Sanitation
  • Communicable Disease Control
  • Vital Records Registration
  • Maternal Health
  • Child Health
  • Family Planning
  • Public Health Laboratory Support

Many other services offered include Breast & Cervical Cancer Control Program, Pregnancy Care Management (OBCM), Care Coordination for Children (CC4C), School Health Programs, WIC Program, Health Education and Wellness Program, Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinic, Communicable Disease Program, and more.


(Toe River District)
Mailing Address:
PO Box 325
Newland, NC 28657

Phone Number: (828) 733-6031
Fax: (828) 733-6034

The Health Department is located beside the Senior Center at
545 Schultz Street
Newland, NC 28657


Monday – Friday
8:00am – 4:30pm