Johnston County Public Health Department

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Johnston County
Public Health Department

517 N. Brightleaf Blvd.
Smithfield, NC 27577
Phone: (919) 989-5200

  Mon.-Thurs., 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Public Health Director:
  Dr. Marilyn Pearson

Clinic Fax Numbers:
  Medical Records: 919-989-5278
  Primary Care: 919-989-5279
  Epidemiology: 919-989-5287
  Family Planning:  919-989-5266
  Maternity:  919-989-5266
  Child Health: 919-989-5199
  WIC: 919-989-5298

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  Public Comment form

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Johnston County North Carolina

Board of Health

The Board of Health functions as the governing body of the Department of Public Health. The Board's purpose is to provide supervision and support of the Health Department's policies, procedures, established rules, ordinances and budgeting. The Board's goal is to assure that the services provided by the Health Department meet the needs of our community and protect and promote the public health.

Board of Health Members

The Board of Health consists of 11 members selected by Johnston County Board of Commissioners.  The Board must have representation from the following professions: pharmacist, physician, dentist, registered nurse, engineer, commissioner, optometrist, veterinarian, as well as three members representing the general public. 

The current members are:   

Johnston County Board of Health
Name Membership Position
Eugene Maynard, MD Chairman, Physician
Brian Leonard Vice-Chairman, Engineer
Hank Daniels Public Member
Dr. Alan Carroll  Pharmacist
Dr. Michael Haines Optometrist
Ray Stott Public Member
Justin R. Barbaro, DDS Dentist
Natasha Ruffin-Peterkin Public Member
Larry Wood County Commissioner
Kathleen Lanc, RN Nurse
Dr. Eileen Langdon Veterinarian


Board of Health Meeting Schedule


May 2, 2018-Special Meeting

2018 Board of Health UPDATED Meeting Schedule

2017 Board of Health Meeting Schedule

January 3, 2017 regular meeting of Johnston County Board of Health: CANCELLED


October 4, 2016 Board of Health Meeting: NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT PROPOSED RULE

Board of Health Approves New Rule regarding Rabies Prevention and Control effective October 5th, 2016

2016 Edition of the National Association of State and Public Health Veterinarian's Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control




January 2017 Meeting Agenda

 April 2017 Meeting Agenda

July 2017 Meeting Agenda

October 2017 Meeting Agenda

December 2017 Meeting Agenda

January 2018 Meeting Agenda

April 2018 Meeting Agenda

Special Meeting-May 2018 Agenda

July 2018 Meeting Agenda

Board of Health general meetings are open to the public. Please contact the Health Department directly for upcoming meeting dates.