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. 

Regular meetings of the board are on the third Tuesday of every other month beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Education Room located at the Health Department.
*Due to the pandemic, the meetings have been relocated to the Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Members of the public can also view the meetings on Scotland County's YouTube channel at 6:30 p.m.

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.

 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 Beann  Public Member - Board Chair Elect
 Nicole Monroe  Registered Nurse - Vice Chair Elect

Contact Us

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

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

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