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Be wary of carbon monoxide

Keep your family safe from carbon monoxide poisoning. If the power goes out, never use a generator inside your home or garage, even if doors and windows are open. Keep generators more than 20 feet away from your home, doors, and windows. Read more in the October Public Health column.

Free or Low-Cost Breast Cancer Screenings Available (BCCCP)

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month raises awareness about the importance of early detection of breast cancer, which can drastically reduce the incidence of cancer-related death.

The Health Department partners with the North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) to provide free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screenings to uninsured women of North Carolina. Call 694-6010.

Flu Express on Mondays and Fridays

The Health Department has flu vaccine. No appointment needed. Hours are 8:00 -11:30 and 1:00 -4:00, Monday – Friday. For a shorter wait, take advantage of Flu Express on Mondays and Fridays. Same hours. Questions? Call 694-6015.

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What is 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.

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Last updated October 5, 2017