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The Health Department will be closed March 30 for Good Friday.

The Opioid Crisis and Naloxone

An opioid is a powerful prescription pain medication, often given after surgery. Naloxone is a medication used to treat an opioid overdose by reversing the effects of opioids. Is Naloxone something you should have on hand? Learn more.

Read the March Public Health Column:
Opioid Overdose Can Happen to Anyone

Community Awareness Events

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking?

A Smoking Cessation Program will be offered at
NO COST at the AB Tech South campus, 303-B
Airport Road in Arden. The series will begin Tuesday,
April 3, 6:15 – 7:45 pm and will meet weekly for 7 weeks. Preregistration is required. Call 694-6065 or email

Are You Ready to Quit Smoking? PDF flyer

Data collection taking place to help improve Henderson County health

Henderson County is one of sixteen counties involved in community health surveys that are underway across western North Carolina to gain better insight into the current health of the region. More.

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Find help or a community service by dialing 2-1-1 any time 24 hours a day, 365 days.This call is free, confidential and available in any language.

Call Vaya Health at 1-800-849-6127 for services and support for mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

QuitlineNC is for North Carolinians ready to quit smoking. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669. QuitlineNC operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For service in Spanish call 1-855-DEJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569).





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Last updated March 23, 2018