Swain County Health Department


The Swain County Health Department provides many services to residents of Swain County and surrounding areas. The Health Department has a full- time staff consisting of the Health Director, Public Health Nurses, Environmental Health Specialists, Nutritionist, Health Educator, Social Worker, Management Support Staff and Family Nurse Practitioner.









Our Mission

"The Mission of the Swain County Health Department is to provide compassionate, individualized quality health care by a caring professional staff, specifically trained to meet the special health care needs of all our citizens and to continually monitor, anticipate, and respond to community health problems with emphasis on health promotion, disease prevention and accessibility."

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Health Department
545 Center Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Mailing Address:
545 Center Street
Bryson City, NC 28713

Alison Cochran, Director

Phone 828-488-3198 x2002
Fax 828-488-8672


Office Hours:
7:45 am – 4:45 pm
Monday – Friday