82020Jan

Time for Radon Testing

As the turning of the seasons brings colder weather to North Carolina and families close windows to keep warm, it is an excellent time to make plans for radon testing in your home. Radon is a natural result of uranium decaying in our rock and soil.  Radon is undetectable without radon testing. Radon has no… Time for Radon Testing

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192019Dec

Alamance County Board of Health Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

On December 17, the Alamance County Board of Health held its annual awards ceremony at the Alamance County Health Department recognizing the work of employees and community partners. The Board of Health recognized Maria Crawford Clapp as the recipient of the Alamance County Health Department’s 2019 Employee of the Year Award. The 2019 Employee of… Alamance County Board of Health Holds Annual Awards Ceremony

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162019Dec

Alamance County Health Department Awarded Reaccreditation- Receives Reaccreditation with Honors Designation

Alamance County Health Department (ACHD) was one of eight health departments awarded reaccreditation status by the North Carolina Local Health Department Accreditation (NCLHDA) Board on November 22, 2019.  “All of the agencies recently achieving reaccreditation have much to be proud of.  They have not only demonstrated their ability to meet a set of important performance… Alamance County Health Department Awarded Reaccreditation- Receives Reaccreditation with Honors Designation

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232019Oct

Seventh Rabies Case of 2019 Confirmed in Alamance County

On October 22, the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s seventh case of rabies for the year. On October 18, Burlington Animal Services was notified that a raccoon and two dogs were in an altercation on Fairview Street in Burlington. Alamance County Animal Control sent the raccoon to the… Seventh Rabies Case of 2019 Confirmed in Alamance County

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72019Oct

Six Confirmed Cases of Mumps on Local University Campus

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 Health… Six Confirmed Cases of Mumps on Local University Campus

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242019Sep

Confirmed Case of Mumps on Local University Campus-Health Department and Elon University partnering to address illness

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 identified. The individual had previously received age-appropriate MMR vaccinations. Health Director Stacie Saunders stated, “We… Confirmed Case of Mumps on Local University Campus-Health Department and Elon University partnering to address illness

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302019Aug

Sixth Rabies Case of 2019 Confirmed in Alamance County

On August 30, the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s sixth case of rabies for the year. On August 29, Alamance County Animal Control was notified that a fox and three dogs were in an altercation on Crisp Trail in Mebane. Alamance County Animal Control sent the fox to… Sixth Rabies Case of 2019 Confirmed in Alamance County

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282019Aug

Fourth Rabies Case of 2019 Confirmed in Alamance County

On August 27, the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s fourth case of rabies for the year. On August 23, Alamance County Animal Control was notified that a bat was found at a home on Amherst Street in Burlington. Alamance County Animal Control sent the bat to the State… Fourth Rabies Case of 2019 Confirmed in Alamance County

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22019Aug

Alamance County WIC Program Introduces Lactation Stations at Community Events

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 a private,… Alamance County WIC Program Introduces Lactation Stations at Community Events

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252019Jul

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,… 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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