Health Departments in Chatham County, North Carolina

There are 2 Health Departments in Chatham County, North Carolina, serving a population of 68,364 people in an area of 683 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 34,182 people, and 1 Health Department per 341 square miles.

In North Carolina, Chatham County is ranked 48th of 100 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 51st of 100 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Chatham County Health Departments

Find Chatham County, North Carolina health departments, DOH, and health and human services.


Chatham County Health Department 80 East Street Pittsboro, NC

Chatham County Health Department 1000 South 10th Avenue Siler City, NC

About Chatham County Health Departments

Chatham County Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Chatham County, NC. Departments of Public Health (DPH) are particularly active in preventing the spread of disease, ensuring a clean water supply, and promoting a healthy environment and healthy behaviors among the public. Health Depts are also a key source of Chatham County records.

You may contact the Health Department for questions about:
  • Chatham County public health records
  • Vital records searches including birth and death certificates
  • Requesting copies of marriage certificates
  • Chatham County restaurant inspection grades
  • Verifying professional licenses

Chatham County Health Statistics

Find Chatham County Population of People With Disabilities, Population by Disability Type, Public Health Insurance Coverage, and Private Health Insurance Coverage. Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau; American Community Survey, 2018 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Chatham County Population of People With Disabilities
 Chatham CountyNorth Carolina
People With Disabilities10,548 (15.3%)1,350,533 (13.6%)
Females With Disabilities5,604 (15.6%)703,375 (13.6%)
Males With Disabilities4,944 (14.9%)647,158 (13.5%)
Chatham County Population by Disability Type
 Chatham CountyNorth Carolina
Hearing Difficulty3,830 (5.5%)374,594 (3.8%)
Vision Difficulty2,842 (4.1%)263,682 (2.6%)
Cognitive Difficulty3,423 (5.2%)508,293 (5.4%)
Ambulatory Difficulty4,584 (7.0%)720,322 (7.7%)
Self-Care Difficulty1,540 (2.3%)270,387 (2.9%)
Independent Living Difficulty3,042 (5.6%)475,650 (6.2%)
Chatham County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Chatham CountyNorth Carolina
Public Health Insurance25,384 (36.7%)3,403,413 (34.2%)
Medicare Coverage16,880 (24.4%)1,782,630 (17.9%)
Medicaid Coverage10,063 (14.6%)1,825,361 (18.3%)
VA Health Care Coverage1,510 (2.2%)278,981 (2.8%)
Chatham County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Chatham CountyNorth Carolina
Private Health Insurance47,166 (68.2%)6,686,506 (67.2%)
Employer Based Coverage37,727 (54.6%)5,122,960 (51.5%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage11,763 (17.0%)1,530,053 (15.4%)
Tricare & Military Coverage1,299 (1.9%)451,178 (4.5%)