North Carolina Association
of Public Health
Nurse Administrators


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.


  1. To meet annually to provide members with continuing education and peer exchange.
  2. To establish effective communication between local public health agencies, DEHNR, Health Directors’ Association, academic, and other agencies promoting health.
  3. To appraise the membership of legal, legislative, and professional actions pertaining to public health nurses.
  4. 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.


NCAPHNA Handbook

Fall 2020 NCAPHNA Conference

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be no 2020 NCAPHNA conference. We wish our members well as they continue to be actively engaged in monitoring the health and safety of their communities to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Elizabeth Junak BSN, RN CHCM

NCAPHNA President

2020 Conference Cancelled

Fall 2021 NCAPHNA Conference

October 20, 2021 – October 22, 2021

The North Carolina Association of Public Health Administrator’s Conference is scheduled to take place October 20-22, 2021 in Raleigh.  This conference is for Registered Nurses in leadership or administrative roles responsible for public health and academia programs in NC.

More information to come in 2021

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