Mecklenburg County Health Department assures the health and safety of our diverse and changing community today and for future generations.
To promote and protect the public's health
Mecklenburg County Health Department is led by:
Health Director: Marcus Plescia, MD, MPH
The Health Director manages public and environmental health activities in Mecklenburg County pursuant to Chapter 130A-41 of the General Statutes of North Carolina.
Deputy Health Director: Bobby Cobb
The Deputy Health Director leads strategic planning and policy development and ensures services and operations lead to ultimately improve community health outcomes.
Medical Director: Stephen R. Keener, MD, MPH
The Medical Director provides medical consultation and support for the Mecklenburg County Health Department, including hands-on medical care at Department clinics, and representation of the Department on state, local and federal agencies.