The Department of Public Health will be
closed Friday, December 23, and Monday, December 26.
Health Department awarded grant
for child passenger safety program
The Department of Public health has been awarded a grant of $5,000.00 for the Child Passenger Safety Program by the Community Foundation of Henderson County. Read more...
It’s not too late to vaccinate—Get your flu vaccine today!
With family and friends planning gatherings for the holidays, now is a great time to get a flu vaccine if you have not gotten vaccinated yet. A flu vaccine can protect you and your loved ones. Everyone 6 months of age and older should get a flu vaccine every season. More information...
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.
from Wildfire Smoke
Check the air quality daily. Then visit the Department of Public Health’s web page –
Protect Yourself from Wildfire Smoke – for
the latest information about protecting your
health from the ill effects of wildfire smoke.
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