Health Departments in Chowan County, North Carolina

There are 2 Health Departments in Chowan County, North Carolina, serving a population of 14,370 people in an area of 173 square miles. There is 1 Health Department per 7,185 people, and 1 Health Department per 86 square miles.

In North Carolina, Chowan County is ranked 4th of 100 counties in Health Departments per capita, and 1st of 100 counties in Health Departments per square mile.

List of Chowan County Health Departments

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


Chowan County Health Department 202 West Hicks Street Edenton, NC

Chowan County Health Department 100 West Freemason Street Edenton, NC

About Chowan County Health Departments

Chowan County Health Departments are responsible for monitoring public health risks, coordinating responses to public health risks, and setting and enforcing public health standards in Chowan 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 Chowan County records.

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

Chowan County Health Statistics

Find Chowan 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, 2017 ACS 5-Year Estimates.

Chowan County Population of People With Disabilities
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
People With Disabilities2,178 (15.4%)1,344,677 (13.7%)
Females With Disabilities993 (13.5%)700,520 (13.7%)
Males With Disabilities1,185 (17.5%)644,157 (13.6%)
Chowan County Population by Disability Type
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
Hearing Difficulty577 (4.1%)367,990 (3.7%)
Vision Difficulty233 (1.7%)261,156 (2.7%)
Cognitive Difficulty541 (4.1%)508,539 (5.5%)
Ambulatory Difficulty1,308 (9.8%)726,055 (7.9%)
Self-Care Difficulty358 (2.7%)271,518 (2.9%)
Independent Living Difficulty748 (6.7%)475,434 (6.3%)
Chowan County Public Health Insurance Coverage
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
Public Health Insurance6,375 (45.2%)3,321,781 (33.7%)
Medicare Coverage3,413 (24.2%)1,728,153 (17.6%)
Medicaid Coverage3,255 (23.1%)1,794,703 (18.2%)
VA Health Care Coverage372 (2.6%)269,423 (2.7%)
Chowan County Private Health Insurance Coverage
 Chowan CountyNorth Carolina
Private Health Insurance7,871 (55.8%)6,540,805 (66.4%)
Employer Based Coverage5,357 (38.0%)5,015,487 (50.9%)
Direct-Purchase Coverage2,775 (19.7%)1,491,866 (15.2%)
Tricare & Military Coverage920 (6.5%)444,202 (4.5%)