Animal/Rabies Control

The Animal/Rabies Control program enforces the local Lenoir County Animal/Rabies Control Ordinance adopted July 1992 with an effective date of October 1992; state rabies control laws, NCGS 130A-184 through 200 and NCGS 67-4.1 through 4.4; and other related state laws. The Health Department’s animal control officers are equipped with a vehicle, a rifle, and an assortment of cages, traps, snares, and personal protective gear. The jurisdiction of the local ordinance is county-wide, including the townships of LaGrange and Pink Hill but excludes the town limits of Kinston.

Lenoir County Health Department
Fax: 252-526-4299
Patient Records Fax: 252-370-1536
WIC Fax: 252-523-0369


Physical Address:
201 N. McLewean Street
Kinston, NC 28501

Mailing Address:
PO Box 3385
Kinston, NC 28502

Main Facility
Hours of Operation:
Monday – Thursday: 7:30am – 4:30pm
Friday: 7:30am – 1:30pm

Environmental Health
Hours of Operation:

Monday – Friday: 7:30am – 4:30pm