Northampton County Health Department
Along with Medicaid, we now also accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield of NC, MedCost and Cigna insurances.
Other insurances are pending.
Animal Welfare is now under the Sheriff's Department effective 07/01/2023. Please call 252-534-1125 with calls regarding animal rabies vaccinations, adoptions, rescues, lost pet inquiries, etc.
For Animal Control calls concerning animal cruelty, pick-up, complaints, etc. please continue to call 252-534-2611.
The Northampton County Health Department Home Delivered Meals Program has moved to the Northampton County Office on Aging as of October 2021.
Office on Aging:
Phone: (252) 574-0229
Hours of Operation:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 am until 5:00 pm
Aging Program Specialist:
Cooperative Extension Service and Northampton County Health Department are collaborating to provide support for the citizens of Northampton County with the goal of encouraging, through education, supportive services and proven strategies that work to support healthier lifestyles. This support group is FREE to any Northampton County citizen. Each participant must register and be open to learning new and exciting methods to improve their overall health. Due to the recent health pandemic, our support group will meet virtually over the internet via Zoom and/or the Zoom phone chat line. Our standing meetings are always the first Wednesday of each month at 10:00 a.m. All group members must register to participate.
The central purpose and role of the Northampton County Health Department is defined as:
"Promote, provide, and protect the health and safety of the citizens of Northampton County."
"A culturally sensitive health organization providing quality services yielding improved health outcomes."
"Your thoughts matter to us"
Northampton County Local Government is a Smoke-Free/Tobacco-Free government entity as of January 4, 2013.