Health Department

 (919) 496-2533
107 Industrial Drive, Suite C
Louisburg, NC 27549

Health Department

Franklin County Health Department will be closed temporarily.  All patients will be notified when we resume normal hours of operation. You may call 919-496-2533 for instructions during this time. We are sorry for the inconvenience and appreciate your understanding. Thank you!

Departamento de Salud del Condado de Franklin estará cerrada temporalmente. A todos los pacientes se les notificará cuando reanudemos las horas normales de operación. Usted puede llamar al 919-496-2533 para obtener instrucciones durante este tiempo. Pedimos disculpas por las molestias y agradecemos su comprensión. ¡Gracias! 



Health Administration handles management of overall day-to-day Health Department business operations, controls the agency's budget and financial matters, personnel matters, purchasing, inventory maintenance, agency clerical support, and vital records (birth and death certificates).

Vital Records
North Carolina General Statutes 130-A require that the Health Department administer the Vital Records Program under the direction of the Health Director.

Goal: To assure vital records are filled as required by Chapter 130-A of North Carolina General Statutes and are submitted to the North Carolina State Division of Vital Records within the required time period.

The Health Director appoints Deputy Registrars to process vital records. It is the responsibility of the hospital to file birth certificates and funeral directors to file death certificates with local deputy registrars. Certified copies of birth and death certificates are available at the Franklin County Register of Deeds or from the North Carolina Office of Vital Records. Fees are charged for certified copies of the certificates.


Administrative Staff 

Dr. Chris SzwagielAccreditation Seal
Health Director

Vickie Cowan
Business Officer I

Denise Gupton

Jackie Merrill
Purchasing and Accounts Payable

Call (919) 496-8110

To report a communicable disease outbreak, an environmental health issue or a public health threat after hours, weekends or holidays please call 919-496-2533.


1-800-662-7030 is a toll-free line that handles questions about health and human service issues. Online CARE-LINE is a searchable database for all health and human services in all levels of government and other agencies.



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