Longtime Health Director Jim Madson retiring

Published 8:06 am Thursday, September 22, 2022

From Beaufort County Board of Health

Beaufort County Board of Health announced the retirement of its Health Director.  Jim Madson is retiring January 1 after a noteworthy career which spanned 38 years in public health, 24 years in the Army as a Preventive Medicine Officer and 14 in NC.  He has been the Health Director in Beaufort County since 2013.

Below is a statement from our Board of Health Chair and attached is the letter of announcement.

“On behalf of the Beaufort County Board of Health, I’d like to give heartfelt appreciation and gratitude to Jim Madson for his many years of service to our county. He has worked tirelessly over this past decade, navigating the county in unyielding fashion through a most challenging health crisis in Covid, being a founding member of BC360, bringing behavioral health services to the county, and starting a community health and outreach program to name a few.  His team at the Health Department has been fully supportive and integral to this success.  We can’t thank Mr. Madson enough, and we wish him well on his next journey, knowing he will be sorely missed in Beaufort County.”

Chris Padgett O.D. – Chair Beaufort County health Department

BCHD Health Director Announces Retirement