North Carolina Association
of Public Health
To improve the quality, quantity, comprehensiveness, and continuity of public health nursing care provided by the local health departments in concert with current health care trends and public health nursing practice.
- To meet annually to provide members with continuing education and peer exchange.
- To establish effective communication between local public health agencies, DEHNR, Health Directors’ Association, academic, and other agencies promoting health.
- To appraise the membership of legal, legislative, and professional actions pertaining to public health nurses.
- To actively support the professional status of public health nurses in North Carolina.
Regional NCAPHNA Groups are official arms of the organization and are divided into seven geographic areas across North Carolina.