Board of Health

The eleven (11) members of the Board of Health have the responsibility to protect and promote public health. The composition of the Board of Health shall reasonably reflect the population makeup of Scotland County. Members serve three (3) year terms and the Commissioner serving on the Board of Health may serve as long as they remain a County Commissioner. 

Meetings
Regular meetings are bi-monthly on the third Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. in the Education Room located at the Health Department.

*Due to COVID-19, the location is subject to change based on the Governor's Executive Orders regarding indoor gathering limits.

Members of the public can also view the meetings on Scotland County's YouTube channel at 6:30 p.m.

Responsibilities
The Board of Health has the responsibility to promote and protect public health. They are the rule-making, policy making, and adjudicatory body for the Health Department and shall have the authority to adopt rules necessary for that purpose.

 Members
 Darrel Gibson  County Commissioner 
 Ray Chavis, DDS  Dentist 
 Ralph E. Carter, MD  Physician
 Beth Hobbs  Public Member
 William Matthews  Public Member
 Dave Raley, P.E.  Professional Engineer
 Dr. J. Earl Bowling  Optometrist
 Charles E. Todd, RPh  Pharmacist
 Diann Beane  Public Member - Board Chair 
 Nicole Monroe, RN, BSN  Registered Nurse - Vice Chair

Contact Us

  1. Scotland County Health Department
    1405 West Boulevard
    Laurinburg, NC 28352
    Phone: 910-277-2440

    Map
  2. Mailing Address
    P.O. Box 69
    Laurinburg, NC 28352

    Hours
    Monday through Friday
    8 a.m. to 5 p.m.