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222020Oct

BOARD OF HEALTH NAMES TONY LO GIUDICE AS ALAMANCE COUNTY HEALTH DIRECTOR

The Board of Health is pleased to announce that we have offered the position of Health Director to Tony Lo Giudice and he has accepted. His effective start date is Monday, November 30, 2020. Over the previous three-month period, the Board of Health appointed search committee reviewed numerous applications, conducted several interviews and second-round interviews… BOARD OF HEALTH NAMES TONY LO GIUDICE AS ALAMANCE COUNTY HEALTH DIRECTOR

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212020Oct

Health Department Offering Drive-Up Flu Vaccination Clinic- Flu Shots Available at No Cost to the Public

In the midst of the current pandemic, Alamance County Health Department wants to help you protect yourself and your family this flu season. Wednesday, October 21 from 5:30pm to 7:30pm, the health department will be offering seasonal flu shots to the public. The drive-up event will take place at Alamance County Health Department in the… Health Department Offering Drive-Up Flu Vaccination Clinic- Flu Shots Available at No Cost to the Public

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202020Oct

Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

Alamance County Health Department has identified an outbreak at the long term care facility White Oak Manor in Burlington. This is White Oak Manor’s second COVID-19 outbreak. Currently, two (2) cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at the facility. The confirmed cases are among two (2) staff members. One of the staff members is an… Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

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132020Oct

Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

Alamance County Health Department has identified two COVID-19 outbreaks at long-term care facilities. These facilities include Moneta Springs Memory Care at Twin Lakes, Burlington and Peak Resources, Graham. NC DHHS defines an outbreak as two confirmed cases in a period of 28 days within a long-term care facility. Long term care facilities are required by… Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

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92020Oct

Health Department Begins Offering Vaccinations for 2020 Flu Season

Flu season is upon us and the Alamance County Health Department wants you to protect yourself and your family. Monday, October 12, the health department will begin 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… Health Department Begins Offering Vaccinations for 2020 Flu Season

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152020Sep

Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Assisted Living Facility

Alamance County Health Department was notified of an outbreak at the Home Place of Burlington assisted living community. Currently, two (2) cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at the facility. The confirmed cases are among one (1) staff and one (1) resident. The staff person is an Alamance County resident. NC DHHS defines an outbreak… Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Assisted Living Facility

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82020Sep

Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

Alamance County Health Department has identified a second outbreak at the skilled nursing facility Peak Resources in Graham. Currently, four (4) cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at the facility. The confirmed cases are among three (3) staff and one (1) resident. One staff person is not an Alamance County resident and will not be… Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

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32020Sep

Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

Alamance County Health Department has identified an outbreak at the skilled nursing facility Twin Lakes in Burlington. Currently, two (2) cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at the facility. The confirmed cases are among two (2) staff. One staff person is not an Alamance County resident and will not be included in Alamance’s COVID-19 case… Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

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312020Aug

Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Alamance County Detention Center

Alamance County Health Department identified an outbreak at the Alamance County Sheriff’s Office Detention Center on August 24, 2020. Since the first case was identified, both agencies have been working closely to implement mass testing and additional safety precautions that help protect both inmates and staff. Currently, ninety-nine (99) cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed… Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Alamance County Detention Center

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262020Aug

Second Rabies Case of 2020 Confirmed in Alamance County

On August 25, the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s second case of rabies for the year. On August 24, Burlington Animal Services was notified that two cats came in contact with a bat on Glencoe Street in Burlington. Burlington Animal Services sent the bat to the State Laboratory… Second Rabies Case of 2020 Confirmed in Alamance County

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252020Aug

ALAMANCE COUNTY WIC PROGRAM PROVIDES BREASTFEEDING ASSISTANCE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Did you know that August is National Breastfeeding Month? The World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) subdivides National Breastfeeding Month with World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7), which the theme this year is “For A Healthier Planet”.  According to WABA, breastfeeding is healthier for the planet because “breastmilk is a natural, renewable resource that is environmentally… ALAMANCE COUNTY WIC PROGRAM PROVIDES BREASTFEEDING ASSISTANCE DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

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152020Aug

Alamance County Health Department Identifies COVID-19 Cluster at Child Care Center

Alamance County Health Department has identified a COVID-19 cluster at The Growing Years Learning Center in Burlington. Currently, seven (7) cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at the facility. The confirmed cases are among four (4) staff and three (3) children. Three of the four staff are not Alamance County residents so they are not… Alamance County Health Department Identifies COVID-19 Cluster at Child Care Center

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