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...
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...
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...
Make an appointment TODAY for the 2023 flu shot clinic hosted by Transylvania Public Health! The single best way to help prevent the flu is to get a flu vaccination. And the ideal time to get one is in October. This ensures that you will have the best protection...read more
Transylvania Public Health is partnering with Transylvania County Schools to offer flu vaccinations at county schools. Only injectable flu shots are being offered this season, and FluMist will not be offered by Transylvania Public Health for 2023-2024. The flu can be...read more
(Updated 5/10/23 at 2:15 pm) The end of the federal COVID-19 Public Health Emergency Declaration on May 11 will transition COVID-19 response into a routine part of public health and healthcare activities. This will impact the way that COVID-19 data is reported to...read more
On March 14, Transylvania Public Health hosted its annual Camp Health and Safety Training for camp owners and operators in Transylvania County. Materials from the meeting are available below: View presentation slides Download 2023 Camp Health and Safety booklet ...read more
Due to a North Carolina law, all students are required to receive the MCV vaccine before starting 12th grade or 17 years of age. The vaccine will be offered to 11th graders school during the week of April 18. Transylvania Public Health school nurses will administer...read more