222014Jul

Alamance Confirms Second Rabies Case in 2014

BURLINGTON – The North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh has confirmed Alamance County’s second rabies case for the year. On July 20, a fox attacked a man on Moran Street in Burlington. The individual contacted Burlington Animal Control to pick up the fox and the fox was sent to the State Laboratory…

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272014May

Health Department Employee Named 2014 Asthma Champion

BURLINGTON –Alamance County Health Department Health Educator Kelley Kimrey was named the 2014 Asthma Champion on May 7 by the Asthma Alliance of North Carolina. Kimrey has worked tirelessly to implement numerous asthma initiatives in area schools and the community including: – Air Quality Awareness Flag Program – Expanding the Love My Lungs campaign -…

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92014May

Alamance County Confirms First Rabies Case of 2014

BURLINGTON – The North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh has confirmed Alamance County’s first rabies case for 2014. On May 7th, an individual in Burlington woke up to a bat flying in their bedroom. The individual promptly vacated and closed the room then called Burlington Animal Control for assistance. The bat was…

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212014Apr

Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs and Cats Planned for April 26

Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs and Cats Planned for April 26                       Health officials urge residents to keep their pets up-to-date on rabies vaccinations BURLINGTON – The Alamance County Health Department will be hosting a rabies vaccination clinic on April 26 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Environmental Health Office located at 209 N….

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272014Jan

Alamance County Board of Health Receives State Recognition

Alamance County Board of Health Receives State Recognition Board member also recognized for service BURLINGTON – On January 23, the Alamance County Board of Health received the Outstanding Board of Health Award from the Association of North Carolina Boards of Health. The Alamance County Board of Health was recognized for their local public health advocacy…

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232014Jan

First Flu-Related Death Reported in Alamance County

 First Flu-Related Death Reported in Alamance County Flu vaccine still available at Health Department BURLINGTON – On January 22, the Alamance County Health Department received notification of the county’s first flu-related death for the 2013-2014 flu season. The death occurred in a child. In order to protect the family’s privacy, no other details are being…

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72014Jan

Give Kids A Smile Scheduled for February 1

 Give Kids A Smile Scheduled for February 1 Appointment scheduling begins January 14 BURLINGTON The Alamance County Children’s Dental Clinic and the Alamance-Caswell Dental Society will be commemorating National Children’s Dental Access Day with the 11th Annual Give Kids A Smile event on February 1. Scheduling for the free Give Kids A Smile dental appointments…

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22014Jan

Health Department Releases 2013 State of the County Health Report

Health Department Releases 2013 State of the County Health Report BURLINGTON – The Alamance County Health Department has completed the State of the County Health (SOTCH) report for 2013. 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…

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