Macon County Public Health Center
1830 Lakeside Drive
Franklin, NC 28734
Phone: (828) 349-2081
Franklin or Highlands
Fax: (828) 524-6154
Jim Bruckner, MSHS, Director
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Macon County Public Health
OUR VISION: To be the model for best practices in Public Health.
OUR MISSION: To promote, protect, and enhance the health of all people and the environment.
The Macon County Public Health Department serves many facets of our community. From the well being of children and adults to the environment, our many services are broadbased.
Macon County Public Health Helpful Phone Numbers:
|Jim Bruckner, MS, Director
|Adult Dental Clinic
|Clinics & Immunizations
Board of Health:
North Carolina Law (NC General Statute Article 2, Section 130A-34) requires Boards of
Health to consist of eleven members; eight designated professionals and three members of the general public.
The Board of Health is appointed by the County Commissioners.
Our Macon County Board of Health is currently made up as follows:
- Frank A. Killian, MD, Ophthalmologist (Chairman)
- Christopher Hanners , Engineer
- Paul Higdon, Commissioner
- Emily Porter-Bowers, Nursing
- Dr. Roy Lenzo, Veterinarian
- Carole Peterson, MD, Physician
- Dr. Nathan Brenner, Dentist
Three members of the general public:
- Teresa Murray (Vice Chair)
- Molly Phillips
- Paula Ledford