Burke County Health DepartmentBurke County Health Department<p>​<strong>"Promoting Health, Protecting the Environment"</strong> is a statement that we take seriously at the Burke County Health Department. We promise to provide you with quality care from a highly qualified, friendly staff.</p><p>Please call ahead or stop b y our offices to schedule an appointment for any services.  Interpreters are available to assist you if needed.  (Favor de llamar con anticipacion o bein de venir al Departamento de Salud, para hacer una cita para cualguier servicio. Hay Interpretes a su disposicion, quienes le asistiran si lo necesitara.)</p><p>The Burke County Health Department welcomes all comments and suggestions.  Please call us to let us know what you think about the services we provide, our employees, the website, or any other thoughts. Your comments help us give you a better experience.</p><p><strong>Costs for Services</strong></p><p>Costs vary for the individual programs. Insurance payment, Medicaid payment or payment based on a sliding scale fee chart (based on income and number of persons in household). Payment is due on the day of service. You must present your Medicaid and/or insurance card at the time of services. Call and ask about insurance, other than Medicaid, that is accepted.</p><p>The Burke County Health Department is a participant in the Debt Set off Collection Program with the State of North Carolina. Debts that are older than sixty days and greater than $50.00 will be submitted to the North Carolina Department of Revenue for collection against any income tax refund. Additionally, a $20.00 charge will be added to each account submitted for debt set off. You have the right to contest the debt set off action by filing a written request for a hearing with the Burke County Health Department if the request is submitted no later than 30 days from the postmarked date of the letter received. </p><p>No one will be denied services based on inability to pay. </p><p><strong>STATE HEALTH ASSESSMENT:</strong></p><p>In preparation for seeking accreditation from the national Public Health Accreditation Board, the Division of Public Health and its partners have completed a State Health Assessment with 5 identified priorities.  Now they need your input on the process and priorities.  If you would like to review and provide input to that important process, please go to this link:  <a href="http://publichealth.nc.gov/sha"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">http://publichealth.nc.gov/sha</span></a>  </p>


The Burke County Animal Advisory Board is wanting to learn about what citizens know about their animal shelter and spay and neuter programs in Burke County. Please take a few minutes to answer these questions. Thank you in advance for your time and responses.

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Contact Us<p></p><p>700 East Parker Road<br>Morganton, NC  28655</p><p><strong>​Phone:</strong><br>828-764-9150</p><p><strong>Fax (General): </strong> <br>828-764-9153</p><p><strong>Fax (Medical Records):</strong><br>​828-764-9155​​​</p><p><strong>Hours of Operation</strong>:<br>8am - 5pm, Monday-Friday<br>Please call us to schedule an appointment.</p><p><strong><strong style="line-height:20.8px;"><strong style="line-height:20.8px;">After Hours Public Health Emergency Contact Information:​</strong></strong><br style="line-height:20.8px;"><span style="line-height:20.8px;">​</span></strong><span style="line-height:1.6;">I</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">f you need to report a potential life-threat</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">e</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">ning public health issue, situation, outbreak, or disaster, after 5:00 pm on weekdays or on</span><span style="line-height:1.6;"> the weekend, you should dial emergency management's non-emergency number at 828-437-1911 . Please ask emergency management to contact the health director to return your call about a potential public health issue, situation, outbreak, or disaster.</span></p><div><span style="line-height:1.6;">​</span></div>https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartment/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=91https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartment/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=91https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartmentAshley.Rink@burkenc.org | Ashley Rink | 693A30232E777C6275726B655C6173686C65792E72696E6B i:0#.w|burke\ashley.rink6/3/2016 1:47:21 PM03238aspxhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartment/Lists/Website Pages/AllItems.aspxFalse





2016 CHNA Executive Summaryhttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Departments/Health Department/2016 CHNA Executive Summary.pdf2016 CHNA Executive Summary
2016 Burke County CHNAhttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Departments/Health Department/2016 Burke County CHNA .12.1.16.pdf2016 Burke County CHNA
QPR flyer 3.28.18http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Departments/Health Department/QPR flyer 3.28.18.pdfQPR flyer 3.28.18
QPR flyer 3.27.18http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Departments/Health Department/QPR flyer 3.27.18.pdfQPR flyer 3.27.18
Kinderpalooza Flyerhttp://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published Documents/Departments/Health Department/Kinderpalooza Flyer.pdfKinderpalooza Flyer