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Legionnaires’ Disease Update (10/3/2019)

Legionnaires’ Disease Update (10/3/2019)

This afternoon, state public health officials released some preliminary findings in their ongoing investigation into the Legionnaires' Disease outbreak associated with the NC Mountain State Fair. Based on interviews with people who visited the fair, compared to people...

Legionnaires’ Disease Update

Legionnaires’ Disease Update

(UPDATED 9/27/2019) Three laboratory-confirmed cases of Legionnaire's disease associated with the North Carolina Mountain State Fair have been identified among residents of Transylvania County. Additional possible cases are still under investigation. As of Thursday,...

Come See the Strollin’ Colon!

Come See the Strollin’ Colon!

Colorectal cancer is the third most common cancer and the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., but this cancer is preventable with regular screenings! In honor of colorectal cancer awareness month, you are invited to attend the Colon Cancer Awareness and...

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2018 School Flu Immunization Information

2018 School Flu Immunization Information

Transylvania Public Health is partnering with Transylvania County Schools and Brevard Academy to offer flu vaccinations at your child’s public schools throughout the county. Only injectable flu shots are recommended for use this season, and FluMist will not be offered...

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6th Graders: Stay on Track

6th Graders: Stay on Track

Due to a North Carolina law, all students are required to receive the Tdap & MCV vaccines before starting 7th grade or 12 years of age.  Both vaccines will be offered to 6th graders school during the week of April 22. Transylvania Public Health school nurses will...

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Air Quality Update: Friday, November 18

Air Quality Update: Friday, November 18

The air quality forecast for Friday, November 18 is Code Red, or “Unhealthy” conditions. All people should limit prolonged or heavy exertion outdoors. Children, older adults, active people, and those with heart disease or respiratory conditions (like asthma) may...

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