102019Oct

Health Department Begins Offering Vaccinations for 2019 Flu Season – Flu Shots Now Available to the Public

BURLINGTON – Flu season is upon us and the Alamance County Health Department wants you to protect yourself and your family. Monday, October 7, the health department began offering seasonal flu shots to the public. This year, the health department will be providing the following vaccine options to the public: Quadrivalent flu vaccine injection which… Continue Reading Health Department Begins Offering Vaccinations for 2019 Flu Season – Flu Shots Now Available to the Public

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72019Oct

Six Confirmed Cases of Mumps on Local University Campus

BURLINGTON- Three additional cases have tested positive for mumps, bringing the total number of confirmed cases to six. “We continue to implement our local public health response which has included up to this point offering vaccinations to the university population, identifying individuals with possible symptoms and supporting the university in increasing awareness”, says Alamance County… Continue Reading Six Confirmed Cases of Mumps on Local University Campus

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252019Sep

Confirmed Case of Mumps on Local University Campus

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESeptember 24, 2019 Health Department and Elon University partnering to address illness BURLINGTON- Alamance County Health Department received notification on September 23 of a single confirmed case of mumps in a student who attends of Elon University. At this time, the cause of the infection is unknown and no other cases have been… Continue Reading Confirmed Case of Mumps on Local University Campus

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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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