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Elementary School Flu Vaccine Clinics
Find schedules, permission forms and other information about the flu vaccine here.

Flu Season is your source for flu vaccine information, updates, and the Flu Vaccine Finder.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Getting mammograms regularly can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer. Are you worried about the cost? We may be able to help you through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program.

NC DHHS confirms Enterovirus D68 has reached North Carolina

Enterovirus D68
Keep your child from getting and spreading Enterovirus D68. Prevention is key to protecting yourself, your family and others from this and other illnesses. Learn more about Enterovirus D68.

Pet Bites & Rabies
If your pet should bite someone, take responsibility for its actions by following these guidelines. Learn more about rabies.

Prescription Medication Safety
Are you concerned about the misuse and abuse of prescription drugs in our community? Keep your medications safe. PDF

Tom Bridges Demonstration Gardens
The Department of Public Health is addressing the problem of child obesity with the Tom Bridges Demonstration Gardens project to encourage families to grow and eat their own fruits and vegetables.

Prevent. Promote. Protect.
See how public health works every day to prevent disease, promote healthy living, and respond to threats to our well being in this short video.

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Last updated September 30, 2014