Health Department

 
Directions

700 E Parker Road
Morganton, NC 28655

828-764-9150

828-764-9153

Link: Health Department Page

Fax for Medical Records: 828-764-9155

Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please call us to schedule an appointment.
After Hours Public Health Emergency Contact Information
If you need to report a potential life-threatening public health issue, situation, outbreak, or disaster, after 5 p.m. on weekdays or on 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.

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Interpreter, Health Interpreter   828-76-9185

Administration 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Dula, Nina Accounting Technician  
Estep, Missy Administrative Assistant III 828-764-9162
McLeod, Rebecca Health Director 828-764-9160

Clinical Interpreter 

Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Gonzalez, Yesenia Clinical Interpreter   828-764-9186
Moore, Mayra Clinical Interpreter   828-764-9185

Clinical Staff 
Link: Health Department Page



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Berry, Lora Public Health Nurse III/WH Supervisor   828-764-9177
Bunch, Jackie Public Health Nurse II/ Maternity   828-764-9173
Burns, Kimberley Program Assistant IV/Primary Care   828-764-9229
Charlet, Marlena Program Assistant IV    
Croft, Autumn Public Health Nurse II/Immunizations/FP   828-764-9176
Freeman, Amy Program Assistant IV    
Hasson, Cindy Public Health Nurse II/Communicable Disease Nurse   828-764-9175
Hopson, Brittney Public Health Nurse II/Lead MH Nurse   828-764-9174
Kelly, Valerie Public Health Nursing Director I 828-764-9183

Environmental Health 
Directions

110 N Green Street
Morganton, NC 28655

828-764-9240

828-764-9259

Link: Health Department Page

Hours
Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For information on state-permitted and other facilities inspected by Burke County Environmental Health, please contact Burke County Environmental Health at 828-764-9240.
Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Burnette, Amy Administrative Assistant I/Office Manager   828-764-9240
Gupton, Matt Environmental Health Specialist   828-764-9240
Hall, Nate Environmental Health Supervisor II   828-794-9240
Jarlson, Alexondria Environmental Health Specialist Trainee   828-764-9240
Roper, Robin Environmental Health Coordinator   828-764-9240
Stump, Jackson Environmental Health Program Coordinator   828-764-9240
Watkins, Anna Environmental Health Specialist   828-764-9240

Health Education 
Link: Health Department Page



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Moore, Chae Public Health Education Specialist   828-764-9220
Moore, Lisa Supervisor/Health Promotion 828-764-9218
Scales, Kimberly Safe Kids Burke County/Preparedness/Accreditation 828-764-9219

Laboratory 
Link: Health Department Page



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Baker, Cassie Medical Lab Tech II    
Berry, Karen Laboratory Manager   828-764-9166

OBCM & CC4C Care Managers 
Link: Health Department Page



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Collins, Betty Processing Assistant IV   828-764-9199
Graff, Jaime CC4C Case Manager/Social Worker   828-764-9194
Miller, Tammy OB Care Manager/Social Worker   828-764-9196
Turner, Gena Public Health Nurse Supervisor I   828-764-9195
Welborn, Taylor CC4C Manager/Nurse   828-764-9197

Office Support 
Link: Health Department Page



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Bowman, Todd Processing Assistant V/Billing   828-764-9224
Hargett, Gwen Program Assistant IV/Maternity   828-764-9228
Hefner, Belinda Program Assistant IV/Front Desk Receptionist   828-764-9230
Moore, Gail Processing Assistant V/Billing   828-764-9226
Reid, Emily Administrative Assistant II/Vital Records   828-764-9223
Saine, Bernice Program Assistant IV/Switchboard   828-764-9150

Physicians 
Link: Health Department Page



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Lafferty, MD, Dr. John Women's Health Physician   828-764-9150
Mangum, Lisa Nurse Practitioner/Primary Care   828-764-9150

Women, Infants & Children (WIC) 

700 East Parker Rd
Morganton, NC 28655

828-764-9207

Link: Health Department Page



Staff
Name Title Email Phone
Byrd, Melanie Program Assistant IV/Lactation Consultant   828-764-9212
Epley, Mary Margaret WIC Director/Nutritionist II   828-764-9203
Ford, Cynthia Processing Assistant V/WIC Vendor Liason   828-764-9213
Rylander, Janet Nutritionist II   828-764-9207
Sepez, Irma Interpreter/Lactation Consultation   828-764-9208
Woodie, Lori Program Assistant IV/Laboratory Technician   828-764-9207
Wyatt, Tonya Program Assistant IV   828-764-9207
Xiong, Choua Nutritionist II   828-764-9207