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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 from...

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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 18. Transylvania Public Health school nurses will...

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Celebrate Safely This Halloween!

Celebrate Safely This Halloween!

Celebrate Safely This Halloween! Transylvania Public Health and the City of Brevard have some recommendations, based on the Center for Communicative Diseases (CDC) guidelines for celebrating Halloween safely this year. The CDC and NCDHHS recommends that traditional...

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Animal Shelter Seeking Donations

Animal Shelter Seeking Donations

Transylvania County Animal Services is seeking donations of pet supplies such as food, bedding, toys, etc., which can be delivered to the animal shelter during operating hours. Residents who are in need of supplies to care for their pets at home may request assistance...

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How To Help: Sew Homemade Facemasks

How To Help: Sew Homemade Facemasks

As supplies of PPE (personal protective equipment) are becoming more and more scarce, healthcare providers are working hard to find options that will allow them to continue to care for patients safely. People who have supplies of surgical masks and N-95 respirators...

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TPH Announces Limited In-Person Services

TPH Announces Limited In-Person Services

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...

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