All birth and death certificates pass through Vital Records for completion, verification of information, and signature by the Health Director before being sent to the Register of Deeds for certification. All certified copies of birth and death certificates are obtained from the Register of Deeds office.
The Vital Records office is run by the Management Support Team through the Health Department. Hours are 8 AM- 5 PM, Monday- Friday. Contact Vital Records at 828-586-8994.