Beginning March 19, 2020, Transylvania Public Health will be limiting in-person services to comply with social distancing recommendations. PERSONAL HEALTH In-person services available ONLY for: STD testing for people with symptoms TB patients with reactive test or...
A student at Brevard Academy has been diagnosed with pertussis (whooping cough). Transylvania Public Health and other local health departments are working with the school to identify students who may have been exposed to this student. Parents of children who may have...
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...
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...read more
Follow these public health recommendations to protect your health from wildfire smoke. The air quality forecast for Wednesday, November 16, in Transylvania County is Code Orange, or “Unhealthy for Sensitive Groups.” Children, older adults, active people, and those...read more
The forecast for Monday, November 14, 2016, calls for Code Red or “Unhealthy” conditions in the far southwestern part of North Carolina, including Transylvania County. This poses a health risk for all people, with a higher risk for children, older adults, and those...read more
Transylvania County is working to support the physical, emotional, and social well-being of all its residents. One part of this is ensuring that people know when and how to access mental health care for themselves and their loved ones. “Access & Answers: A...read more
FOR EVERYONE: Transylvania Public Health is now offering flu shots for 2016-2017. The flu can be serious, especially in young children and older adults. It can cause fever, headache, extreme tiredness and body aches. Flu is very contagious and people can be sick for a...read more