Alamance Climbs to 20th Healthiest in Latest NC County Health Rankings

Progress made in overall health outcomes, physical environment FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 30, 2011 BURLINGTON – Community mobilization and public awareness of health issues are proving to be the key ingredients in a recipe for better health amongst Alamance County residents.  The annual County Health Rankings, released today by the University of Wisconsin Population Health…

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Health Department Leading the Way with Quality Improvement Initiative

Recent clinic changes increasing efficiency, cutting door-to-door time by 25% FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2011 BURLINGTON – A special team, comprised of Alamance County Health Department (ACHD) staff, have been on a mission.  While maintaining a full clinic schedule and other critical operations, their assignment has involved quick thinking and precise steps to ensure…

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Health Department Confirms Second Rabies Case for 2011

Rabid skunk killed by unvaccinated dog in Pleasant Grove FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2011 BURLINGTON – The North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s second rabies case for the year late Wednesday afternoon. The animal control division of the Alamance County Sherriff’s Office animal control was called on Monday…

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