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Health Department and Community Co-op recognized statewide

Health Department employees and the Hendersonville Community Co-op received recognition at two recent statewide conferences.


Seasonal Flu

HendersonCountyFlu.org—your source for Flu Info.

State Health Officials Encourage North Carolinians to Protect Themselves From Flu

Flu vaccine is available in our Immunization Clinic on a walk-in basis only from 8-11:30 am and 1– 4 pm. We ask for your patience if you should have to wait.

Flu Vaccine School Site Immunization Initiative
For forms and other information, click here.

Seasonal Flu (Key Facts About Influenza) CDC


Are you worried about the cost of a
screening mammogram?

Any woman can get breast cancer, but as you get older, your chances increase. Early detection is your best protection. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, talk to your health care provider about when to start and how often to get a screening mammogram.

Worried about the cost? The North Carolina Breast and Cervical Cancer Control Program (BCCCP) provides free or low-cost breast and cervical cancer screening and follow-up services to eligible women. For more information about BCCCP, contact Hannah Corn at (828) 694-6010.

A screening mammogram saved my life
Read about the importance of breast cancer screening and how BCCCP can help.


Drug Take-Back Drops

"Drive thru" to dispose of unwanted, unused, and expired medications on the following dates:

  • Sept. 30: United Community Bank, Etowah, 10-1
  • Oct. 21: Federal Credit Union, Fletcher, 10-1
  • Oct. 22: Henderson County Sheriff's Dept., 10-2

Medications can always be brought to the lobby of the Henderson County Sheriff's Office any weekday (excluding county holidays) from 8am-5pm. Click here for more information.

Prescription Medication Safety (bilingual) PDF

Safe Needle Disposal Is Easy English | Spanish

Medical Waste -FAQ- Maybe your question is answered here!


Don't let mosquitoes bug you!

Take measures to eliminate mosquito breeding areas and reduce the likelihood of mosquito bites.


Questions about breastfeeding?

The Breastfeeding Peer Counselor Program offers breastfeeding education and assistance by a board-certified Lactation Consultant, breastfeeding peer counselors, and WIC nutritionists who are Certified Breastfeeding Educators. Read more about essential support for breastfeeding moms in this public health column.


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Find help or a community service by dialing 2-1-1 any time 24 hours a day, 365 days.This call is free, confidential and available in any language.

Call Smoky Mountain LME/MCO at 1-800-849-6127 for services and support for mental health, developmental disabilities and substance abuse 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

QuitlineNC is for North Carolinians ready to quit smoking. Call 1-800-QUIT-NOW or 1-800-784-8669. QuitlineNC operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. For service in Spanish call 1-855-DEJELO-YA (1-855-335-3569).

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Last updated September 29, 2016