The American Rescue Plan Act, signed into law March 11, 2021 by President Biden, provides states with the option to temporarily expand WIC’s nutrition support by increasing the monthly Cash Value Benefit (CVB) to $35 for children and women (not infants). The NC WIC Program opted-in for this temporary increase for the months of June
On April 27, the North Carolina State Lab of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s second case of rabies for the year.
On April 26, Alamance County Animal Control was notified of a bat that was retrieved from a pool on Dixon Road in Graham. Alamance County Animal Control sent the bat to the North
Community needs and demands regarding COVID-19 vaccinations are changing; however, there is still a large segment of the county population that has yet to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. In order to address this, Alamance County Health Department is planning to host mobile vaccination events in the community and are looking for the assistance of community
Alamance County Health Department has identified a COVID-19 cluster at Hillcrest Elementary in Burlington. Currently, five (5) cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed among four (4) staff and one (1) child. The cases will be included on the biweekly Child Care and School Settings report for NC DHHS. NC DHHS defines a cluster as minimum
On March 3, NC DHHS updated their COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan to include all essential workers. At the time, Alamance County Health Department chose to take the remainder of the week to complete vaccinations for pre-K-12 school staff and childcare workers. After reviewing the vaccinations given thus far, as well as our forthcoming vaccine supply
Persons seeking to schedule an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine now have two convenient options. Beginning March 1, COVID-19 vaccination appointments can be made online at www.vaccinatealamance.com. The online appointment system will go live at 8:30am and will remain open until all appointments are filled. We will continue to schedule appointments through the COVID-19 Vaccination
Alamance County and Cone Health to Open a COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Clinic
On Saturday, Feb. 27, the Alamance County Health Department and Cone Health will open a joint COVID-19 vaccination clinic. The clinic is at 2401 Eric Lane, Unit 100, in Burlington. Appointments are required.
The facility will initially vaccinate health care workers, persons 65 and over
Alamance County Health Department has identified a COVID-19 cluster at Hawfields Presbyterian Child Care and Development Center in Mebane, Like My Own Daycare #2 in Burlington, and Kidz N Progress Childcare across three locations- one in Mebane and two in Haw River. The cases will be included on the biweekly Child Care and School Settings
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.” At that time, it was necessary to continue only
Alamance County Health Department has identified a COVID-19 outbreak at three long-term care facilities in the county, Mebane Ridge Assisted Living in Mebane, Brookdale Senior Living and Alamance House Assisted Living, both in Burlington. NC DHHS defines an outbreak as two laboratory-confirmed cases in a period of 28 days within a congregate living or long-term