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The Department of Public Health is following the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the North Carolina Division of Public Health.

Guidance on Risk and Transmission
Frequently Asked Questions
CDC Outbreak Information

Flu Season is your source for flu vaccine information, updates, and the Flu Vaccine Finder.

Elementary School Flu Vaccine Clinics
Find schedules, permission forms and other information about the flu vaccine here.

Getting a Flu Vaccine: Elementary

Enterovirus D68

Keep your child from getting and spreading Enterovirus D68. Prevention is key to protecting yourself, your family and others from this and other illnesses. Learn more about Enterovirus.

NC DHHS confirms Enterovirus D68 has reached North Carolina

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Getting mammograms regularly can lower the risk of dying from breast cancer. Are you worried about the cost? We may be able to help you through the Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program.


Prevent. Promote. Protect.
See how public health works every day to prevent disease, promote healthy living, and respond to threats to our well being in this short video.

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North Carolinians ready to quit smoking may call
1-800-QUIT-NOW or
from 6 a.m. - 3 a.m.




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Last updated October 1, 2014