What We Do
The Newton County Health Department is an organization designed to fulfill the public health needs of the citizens of Newton County. The services offered are very diverse, but all important. These services include, but are not limited to:
Birth & Death certificates
WIC services and benefits
Restaurant, retail, lodging and childcare inspections
Well water testing and septic permits
To explore all of the services that the NCHD offers, often for free or a small fee, please visit each department's page on this website. If you have any questions, please contact us!
The Newton County Health Department is dedicated to improving and protecting the health of the community. This is done by promoting healthy activities, helping to prevent diseases, and protecting the environment through assessment, education, leadership, and partnership. Newton County will be a community where people can attain their full health potential.
Our Board of Trustees
James Robert Carter, Jr.
Patricia Arlene Krueger
Trustees are elected by Newton County residents.
The Newton County Health Department Board of Trustees meets the second Monday of every month at 5:00 pm. The meeting takes place in the Health Department conference room and is open to the public.