52019Aug

Alamance County WIC Program Introduces Lactation Stations at Community Events

BURLINGTON – Moms have an opportunity to breastfeed their infant while still being able to enjoy outdoor community events. The Alamance County WIC program has recently introduced a new community initiative, the Lactation Station, to create an environment where breastfeeding moms feel safe and welcomed to breastfeed while attending community events. The Lactation Station is… Continue Reading Alamance County WIC Program Introduces Lactation Stations at Community Events

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242019Jul

The Duke Endowment Awards $430,000 School-Based Oral Health Expansion Program Grant to the Alamance County Children’s Dental Health Center

BURLINGTON – The Alamance County Children’s Dental Health Center received a $430,000 School-Based Oral Health Expansion grant from The Duke Endowment to provide on-site dental health services in the elementary schools of Alamance-Burlington School System. These services will include classroom education, examinations, x-rays, prophys, fluoride, sealants, amalgam fillings, and case management. For more advanced cases,… Continue Reading The Duke Endowment Awards $430,000 School-Based Oral Health Expansion Program Grant to the Alamance County Children’s Dental Health Center

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72018Dec

County Preps for Upcoming Weather Event

Due to the impending winter storm, the County is currently working to ensure that services remain available to residents. The County is planning to activate the Emergency Operations Center early Sunday morning staffed with emergency services departments and community partners. The Sheriff’s Department, EMS, and Central Communications (911) are working to up-staff in order to… Continue Reading County Preps for Upcoming Weather Event

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222018Oct

Fifth Rabies Case Confirmed in Alamance County

BURLINGTON – On October 19, the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s fifth case of rabies for the year. On October 19, Alamance County Health Department was notified that a dog came in contact with a bat on Hickory Lane in Burlington. The health department sent the bat to… Continue Reading Fifth Rabies Case Confirmed in Alamance County

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12018Oct

Health Department Begins Offering Vaccinations for 2018 Flu Season

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Arlinda Ellison October 1, 2018 Office: (336) 229-3665 Health Department Begins Offering Vaccinations for 2018 Flu Season Flu Shots Available Monday, October 1, 2018 BURLINGTON – Flu season is upon us and the Alamance County Health Department wants you to protect yourself and your family. Beginning Monday, October 1, the health… Continue Reading Health Department Begins Offering Vaccinations for 2018 Flu Season

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182018Sep

Alamance County Shelter Closing Wednesday, September 19 at 1 PM

Local officials charged with operating and staffing Alamance County’s emergency shelter, have decided to close the operation by 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, September 19. At 1:00 p.m. today (9/18), the shelter was serving 14 clients. Directors of Alamance County’s Social Services and Public Health, along with their respective staffs, have initiated a closure plan with… Continue Reading Alamance County Shelter Closing Wednesday, September 19 at 1 PM

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132018Sep

Friday, September 14, 2018: Health Department and Social Services Closed

The Alamance County Health Department and Social Services will be closed Friday, September 14, 2018. For assistance pertaining to Hurricane Florence, please call the Alamance County Call Center Line at 336-290-0362. Additional Alamance County Government information regarding Hurricane Florence is found at https://www.alamance-nc.com/emergency-information/.

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112018Sep

Third Rabies Case Confirmed in Alamance County

BURLINGTON – On September 11, 2018, the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s third case of rabies for the year. On September 10, Alamance County Health Department was notified that a cat killed a bat on Quaker Ridge Road in Mebane. The health department sent the bat to the… Continue Reading Third Rabies Case Confirmed in Alamance County

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302018Aug

Alamance County WIC Celebrates Black Breastfeeding Week

BURLINGTON – All are invited to join in a celebration in honor of Black Breastfeeding Week, which will take place August 25th through August 31st at Alamance Regional Medical Center (ARMC). Black Breastfeeding Week was created six years ago to help recognize and change the gap in breastfeeding rates between white and black women. There… Continue Reading Alamance County WIC Celebrates Black Breastfeeding Week

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72018May

Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs and Cats Planned for May 12, 2018

Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs and Cats Planned for May 12, 2018 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 May 12th from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. at the Environmental Health Office located at 209… Continue Reading Rabies Vaccination Clinic for Dogs and Cats Planned for May 12, 2018

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