WIC Program to Join Global Breastfeeding Challenge

Mothers and children to compete to set world breastfeeding record on October 1 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 20, 2011 BURLINGTON – Breastfeeding mothers, are you ready to attempt a new world record?  Ready, Set, Feed! The Alamance County WIC Program will host a Breastfeeding Challenge on Saturday, October 1, at the Civitan Shelter in Burlington…

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Health Department Begins 2011 Seasonal Flu Vaccination

BURLINGTON – Flu season is upon us and the Alamance County Health Department (ACHD) is out to help you “Tackle the Flu.”  Beginning Monday, September 19, the health department will begin offering seasonal flu shots to the public. The cost for the seasonal flu shot is $20.00.  The health department will file Medicaid and Medicare…

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WIC Program Kicks Off School Year with Book Drop

Students at five Alamance-Burlington schools to receive nutrition-themed book FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 12, 2011 BURLINGTON – In the coming days, some Alamance County elementary school students will be feasting on more than just nutritious cafeteria cuisine.  This take home meal will be brain food, full of nutritional nuggets to help students and families develop…

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Health Department Announces Upcoming Community Rabies Vaccination Clinics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 8, 2011 MEDIA ADVISORY Alamance County Health Department Community Rabies Vaccination Clinics While humans are taking precautions to get vaccinated against the flu, don’t forget about the vaccination your furry tailwaggers and purring felines can’t go without…a rabies shot! Your pet’s rabies vaccination also protects you and your family members as…

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