Health Tips

Flu Information


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Download Helping You Fight the Flu 2015 

Visit https://flunearyou.org/home to register for the website. 

For other information on the flu, visit: www.cdc.gov/flu/ .  

 


Immunization Update - 2015

 

New vaccine requirements and changes will become effective July 1, 2015. The rule changes affect those children ages 15 months, 4 years, 12 years and/or 17 years. Visit www.immunize.nc.gov for complete information.

 


Tick & Mosquito Information

 

Spring has arrived, which means it’s time to get prepared for the occurrence of tick and mosquito transmitted diseases. Click on the links below for information on prevention, treatment and signs/symptoms of such diseases as Lyme, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, West Nile Virus or Eastern equine encephalitis.

 


When Flooding Occurs - Keep Water & Food Safe


Emergencies can happen. When they do, the best strategy is to already have a plan in place. This includes knowing the proper food and water safety precautions to take if hurricanes — or other flooding/power outages — do occur.  

Follow the steps provided by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to keep your Food and Water safe.

 FDA website -http://www.fda.gov/Food/ResourcesForYou/Consumers/ucm076881.htm
 

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