In this section, we are pleased to provide up-to-date information and resources in the Roanoke Valley.  For additional information on specific topics, state and national resources, please click here.

Halifax County Health Systems/Health Department - services offered include: Breast and Cervical Cancer Screenings, Diabetes Management, Family Planning Services, Health Education, Immunizations, Maternal Health Services, Child Health Services, Nutritional Services, Kindergarten Screenings, Communicable Disease Control, etc. (252) 583-5021.

Halifax Regional Medical Center - offers an array of medical and surgical services, including 24-hour emergency care, backed by the latest technology.  (252) 535-8011

Roanoke Valley Cancer Center - located on Smith Church Road in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina provides patients with radiation therapy treatment for a variety of cancers. (252) 537-1717

Northampton County Health Department - Northampton County Health Department's mission is to promote health and prevent disease in the community; a significant resource for individuals, communities and environmental health.Jackson, NC (252) 534-5841.

Roanoke Valley Community Health Initiative (RV-CHI) - Established to help improve overall health of Roanoke Valley residents through collective prevention and intervention efforts of a network of community organizations.

Coordinator: 252-535-8771. Email:

The Mammography Center - Digital mammography is now at Halifax Regional’s Mammography Center and that means higher quality images and more convenient appointments in our Mammography Building 1, Suite E, Roanoke Rapids, NC,

(252) 535-3417.

Rural Health Group, Inc. (Administration) - Roanoke Rapids, NC - Women having an abnormal breast or cervical screening result is referred for case management and additional evaluation; a screening program and single portal of entry to the Breast and Cervical Cancer Medicaid in NC servicing Halifax, Northampton, Edgecombe, Warren and Vance Counties.

Phone: (252) 536-5440

Susan G. Komen Triangle to the Coast - Saves lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer. (919) 493-2873

Breast Cancer Support Groups - Support groups offer useful information, resources, and emotional encouragement to patients and caregivers alike affected by Cancer. 

Roanoke Rapids Support Group meets every 3rd Monday at 6:00 p.m. at Halifax Regional Medical Center in Building #1-Conference Room #2 in Roanoke Rapids, N.C.  For more information contact Kay Johnson at

Phone: 252-586-4872. 

Sister Support Group meets every 4th Monday at 6:00 p.m. at the Project Reach Community Center

64 Knight Road in Hollister, N.C.  For more information contact: Cathy Richardson at (252) 536-9889.