Notice of Public Hearing
A public hearing will be held Tuesday, November 8, 2016, 6:00 p.m., in the Classroom at the Department of Public Health. The purpose is to consider the adoption of a Board of Health rule that establishes the recommendations and guidelines for rabies postexposure management of dogs and cats specified by the National Association of State Public Health Veterinarians in the 2016 edition of the Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control. For more information, click here.
Flu Vaccine School Site
For forms and other information, click here.
A chance your child shouldn't miss
The October Public Health column discusses the Flu Vaccine School Site Immunization Initiative.
HendersonCountyFlu.org—your source for Flu Info.
State Health Officials Encourage North Carolinians to Protect Themselves From Flu
Flu vaccine is available in our Immunization Clinic on a walk-in basis only from 8-11:30 am and 1– 4 pm. We ask for your patience if you should have to wait.
Seasonal Flu (Key Facts About Influenza) CDC
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Any woman can get breast cancer, but as you get older, your chances increase. Early detection is your best protection. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, talk to your health care provider about when to start and how often to get a screening mammogram.
The North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screening and follow-up services to eligible women. For more information about BCCCP, contact Hannah Corn at (828) 694-6010.
A screening mammogram saved my life
Read about the importance of breast cancer screening and how BCCCP can help.
Drug Take-Back Drops
"Drive thru" to dispose of unwanted, unused, and expired medications on the following dates:
- Oct. 21: Federal Credit Union, Fletcher, 10-1
- Oct. 22: Henderson County Sheriff's Dept., 10-2
Medications can always be brought to the lobby of the Henderson County Sheriff's Office any weekday (excluding county holidays) from 8am-5pm. Click here for more information.
Prescription Medication Safety (bilingual) PDF
Safe Needle Disposal Is Easy English | Spanish
Medical Waste -FAQ- Maybe your question is answered here!
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