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Be there for the big moments

Weddings. Graduations. Grandkids. To be there for the big moments, be healthy. What healthy choice will you make today? To learn more visit

It’s not too late for your flu vaccine

The sooner you get vaccinated, the more likely you are to be protected. Flu activity usually peaks between December and March, although activity can last as late as May. Flu vaccine is available in our Immunization Clinic on a walk-in basis from 8-11:30 am and 1– 4 pm. No appointment is needed.

Prepare now for winter weather

Are you ready for winter storms and extreme cold? Winter weather is unpredictable due to NC's proximity to the Appalachian Mountains, Atlantic Ocean, and Gulf Stream.

Cold Weather Risks: Hypothermia
and Frostbite

Both hypothermia and frostbite result from prolonged exposure to cold weather. Hypothermia is a more serious condition and requires emergency medical assistance, but frostbite can also require medical attention. Click here for more information on the signs and symptoms of hypothermia and frostbite.

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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 February 8, 2017