Nutramigen Recall 2023

Nutramigen Recall 2023

A voluntary recall has been announced for select batches of Nutramigen Powder, a specialty infant formula for the dietary management of Cows Milk Allergy (CMA) in 12.6 and 19.8 oz cans. Consumers who purchased Nutramigen should check the bottom of the can to identify...
NC Medicaid Expansion

NC Medicaid Expansion

Starting December 1, more people in North Carolina can get health coverage through Medicaid. Now people ages 19 through 64 with higher incomes are eligible, and you may be able to get health care coverage through Medicaid even if you did not qualify before. Medicaid...
COVID-19 Guidance

COVID-19 Guidance

The updated COVID-19 vaccine for 2023 is recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older by the CDC. These vaccines, which target the Omicron XBB.1.5 subvariant, are available in large commercial pharmacies but will not be offered by Transylvania Public Health at...
WIC app is now ebtEDGE

WIC app is now ebtEDGE

WIC recipients: the current WIC Bnft app will be replaced THIS WEEKEND. Starting September 10, you should begin using the ebtEDGE app instead. For families also enrolled in EBT benefits, you will be able to use the same ebtEDGE app to manage your WIC and EBT benefits....
Cleaning Up After Vomiting and Diarrhea

Cleaning Up After Vomiting and Diarrhea

If you or someone in your family has experienced vomiting or diarrhea, here are some cleaning guidelines that can help prevent the spread of disease: 1. Wear gloves when cleaning any vomit or stool. Remove and dispose of gloves carefully to avoid touching outside...
Fight The Bite

Fight The Bite

Mosquito and tick bites can be more than just annoying. They can make you really sick. It’s important to protect yourself, your family, and your home from the diseases they carry. Take our 2-minute survey. Click here to learn more about how to protect yourself...