NCDHHS to host upcoming PFOS Fish Advisory Meetings


NCDHHS to host upcoming PFOS Fish Advisory Meetings

For information about the July 2023 Cape Fear River Fish Consumption Advisory, please see the NCDHHS press release.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is hosting an in-person community meeting on Tuesday, August 22 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Navassa Community Center to discuss new freshwater fish advisories for the Middle and Lower Cape Fear River. An overview presentation will be provided from 6 to 6:30 p.m., followed by an open floor for questions.

A virtual community meeting will be held on Thursday, August 24 at 6 p.m. Prior registration is required to attend the virtual meeting. Community members can register for the virtual meeting at

To learn more about the upcoming meetings, please visit


Navassa Community Center
338 Main Street
Navassa, NC 28451

About the North Carolina Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology Branch

Fish consumption advisories are issued by the Occupational and Environmental Epidemiology (OEE) Branch of the N.C. Division of Public Health. Click here to learn more about this OEE program. Find current fish advisories for the state of North Carolina and for specific bodies of water in North Carolina here. You may also use the Reports by County index to browse all available OEE reports, including fish advisories, hazardous site assessments, and community health studies.