Healthy Carolinians of Orange County
Partnering for a Healthy Community
Healthy Carolinians of Orange
County (HCOC) is a network of agencies and citizens partnering to promote health
and wellness in Orange County. Members of HCOC are representatives from
schools, human service agencies, churches, civic groups, businesses, local
government, UNC Chapel Hill, health care organizations including UNC Healthcare,
and concerned citizens. Our mission is to advocate, guide and assist Orange
County in planning and implementing health care strategies to promote healthy
lifestyles, improve health status and prevent premature death and injury for all
residents in the county regardless of age, race, income or educational level.
The overall goal of the program is to reduce health disparities.
What We Do:
- Build and promote collaborative partnerships
- Identify critical health needs in the community
- Guide local planning efforts to improve health
- Support innovative health programs
- Advocate for health-promoting policies
Priority Health Issues:
- Access to Health Care, Insurance, and Information
- Chronic Disease/Health Promotion, Exercise and Nutrition
- Mental Health
- Substance Abuse
Download our Program Brochure
Save Lives. Protect the Environment. Dispose of unneccessary medications.
Not in the Toilet!
Not in the Trash!
In an Orange County Drug Drop Box!
Orange County Drug Drop Box Locations - No Questions Asked!
Click on the links below for the street location of each drop box
Carrboro Police Department/ Carrboro Century Center - (919) 918-7397
Chapel Hill Police Department (919) 968-2760
Hillsborough Police Department (919) 732-9381
Ashley Mercer, Healthy Carolinians Coordinator