212012Dec

Changes in Tdap Vaccine Effective January

Health Department urges individuals to stay up-to-date with vaccinations BURLINGTON – The Alamance County Health Department has been able to provide the Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, acellular pertussis) vaccine through expanded guidelines for state-supplied vaccine to anyone in the community.  However, beginning January 1 that will no longer be possible. In early 2012, the NC Division…

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192012Dec

Health Department Releases 2012 State of the County Health Report

BURLINGTON – The Alamance County Health Department has completed and released the State of the County Health (SOTCH) report for 2012.  The report provides updates on health statistics and information on progress in priority health areas as determined in the 2011 Community Health Assessment. Community health priorities highlighted in the SOTCH include obesity, substance abuse,…

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52012Dec

Health Department to Provide Flu Vaccine for Free

BURLINGTON – Beginning Thursday, December 6, the Alamance County Health Department will provide the seasonal flu vaccine for free to everyone six months old and older. Flu shots are available at the health department on a walk-in basis, Monday-Friday (excluding holidays), at the following times: 8:00 A.M. – 11:00 A.M. 1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M….

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