222021Jan

Alamance County Health Department Will Continue Vaccination of Adults 75 and Over

On January 14, NC DHHS updated their COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan to include adults 65 and older. At that time, Secretary Cohen also stated “We strongly recommend that vaccine providers prioritize people 75 years or older if local demand for vaccination is greater than vaccine supply.” After reviewing our current and forthcoming vaccine supply, Alamance… Continue Reading Alamance County Health Department Will Continue Vaccination of Adults 75 and Over

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202021Jan

Alamance County Health Department Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak

BURLINGTON – A second COVID-19 outbreak has been identified at the long-term care facility Home Place of Burlington. Currently, four (4) cases have been confirmed among three (3) residents and one (1) staff. NC DHHS defines an outbreak as two laboratory-confirmed cases in a period of 28 days within a congregate living or long-term care… Continue Reading Alamance County Health Department Identifies COVID-19 Outbreak

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202021Jan

FCC Seeks Input on Providing Broadband Service and Devices to Low-Income Households by February 16

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is seeking to provide broadband service and devices to low-income households. The Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2021 directed the FCC to create the program, which would reimburse participating companies for providing discounted broadband service and connected devices to eligible households during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The program will pay up to $50 for a broadband… Continue Reading FCC Seeks Input on Providing Broadband Service and Devices to Low-Income Households by February 16

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192021Jan

COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Scheduling at Alamance County Health Department

Alamance County Health Department is currently offering COVID-19 vaccinations to people 75 and older, and those first responders and healthcare workers that have not yet been vaccinated, by appointment only. Beginning Wednesday, January 20, multi-day appointments can be made for Thursday, January 21 through Tuesday, January 26. Callers will be assigned a specific day and… Continue Reading COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Scheduling at Alamance County Health Department

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142021Jan

Alamance County Health Department Will Continue Vaccination of Adults 75 and Over

In planning phase in preparation for addition of Adults 65 and Over BURLINGTON – In light of the current vaccine supply, Alamance County Health Department will continue its current operations of vaccinating adults age 75 and older. Following guidance from NC DHHS, the Health Department will continue in the planning process in preparation for adding… Continue Reading Alamance County Health Department Will Continue Vaccination of Adults 75 and Over

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132021Jan

PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE ALAMANCE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS’ REGULAR MEETING FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021

PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Alamance County Board of Commissioners’ Regular Meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, January 19, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. in the County Commissioners’ Meeting Room located on the 2nd floor of the County Office Building, 124 West Elm Street, Graham, NC 27253.  The health and safety of its residents continues to be… Continue Reading PUBLIC NOTICE OF THE ALAMANCE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS’ REGULAR MEETING FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 19, 2021

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132021Jan

First Rabies Case of 2021 Confirmed in Alamance County

BURLINGTON – On January 11, the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s first case of rabies for the year. On January 7, Alamance County Animal Control was notified of a skunk that bit a dog on Fernway Drive. Alamance County Animal Control sent the skunk to the North Carolina… Continue Reading First Rabies Case of 2021 Confirmed in Alamance County

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122021Jan

Media Advisory- COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Update

Alamance County Health Department is currently offering COVID-19 vaccinations to persons in Phase 1b, Group 1- Adults age 75 and over, by appointment only. Beginning Wednesday, January 13, multi-day appointments can be made for Thursday, January 14 through Tuesday, January 19. Callers will be assigned a specific day and time. Interested persons should call 336-290-0650… Continue Reading Media Advisory- COVID-19 Vaccination Scheduling Update

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122021Jan

Alamance County Health Department Identifies COVID-19 Clusters and Outbreak

BURLINGTON – Alamance County Health Department has identified a COVID-19 cluster at Positive Attitudes Youth Center (PAYC) in Burlington, and Southern Alamance High School in Graham. Currently, eight (8) cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among six (6) children and two (2) staff at PAYC. At Southern Alamance, six (6) cases have been confirmed among… Continue Reading Alamance County Health Department Identifies COVID-19 Clusters and Outbreak

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72021Jan

Alamance County Offering Vaccine Appointments for those 75 or Older

The Alamance County Health Department will begin taking appointments for those in Phase1b, Group 1 – Adults 75 and over and any first responders and healthcare workers that were unable to get vaccinated during Phase 1a.Due to the overwhelming demand for the COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 75 and older, the Health Department has revised the… Continue Reading Alamance County Offering Vaccine Appointments for those 75 or Older

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