…Building a Healthier Tomorrow…HLT Dept

The Pender County Health Department is dedicated to the purpose of disease prevention and health promotion for all Pender County residents.

The Ten Essential Services of Public Health
1.  Monitor health status to identify and solve community health problems.
2. Diagnose and investigate health problems and health hazards in the community.
3.  Inform, educate, and empower people about health issues.
4.  Mobilize community partnerships and action to identify and solve health problems.
5.  Develop policies and plans that support individual and community health efforts.
6.  Enforce laws and regulations that protect health and ensure safety.
7.  Link people to needed personal health services and assure the provision of health care when otherwise unavailable.
8.  Assure competent public and personal health care workforce.
9.  Evaluate effectiveness, accessibility, and quality of personal and population-based health services.
10. Research for new insights and innovative solutions to health problems.

Health News

48-Hour Boil Water Advisory in Effect for Surf City

ATTENTION Surf City residents and vacation goers! Early this morning water service had been unexpectedly interrupted for the island portion of Surf City. The Surf City Police Chief said water has been restored, but there is a 48-hour boil water advisory in effect, because the water system lost pressure last night. This is the latest […]

Recall Alert, Check Your Pantries!

RECALL ALERT, CHECK YOUR PANTRIES! Some popular foods have recently been put on the recall list by the FDA. Including Ritz Crackers, Goldfish, Swiss Rolls and more. Click the link below to get the full list and specific details. https://www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/default.htm

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