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Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:14

FirstHealth offering curbside flu vaccines

PINEHURST — With COVID-19 still spreading in communities throughout North Carolina, the flu vaccine will be especially important in the fall of 2020. 

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Monday, 19 October 2020 10:12

NCDHHS submits COVID-19 vaccination plan to CDC

RALEIGH — North Carolina (Friday) submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. The goal of the plan is to immunize everyone who is eligible for and wants a COVID-19 vaccine.

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RALEIGH — Health officials with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services are urging North Carolina residents to protect themselves, their families and those around them by getting vaccinated against Influenza as the state enters flu season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ELLERBE — County health officials urge residents to be on the lookout for strange animals after a rabid fox bit a man last week.

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RALEIGH — A four-year-old, unvaccinated mare in Cumberland County was euthanized after contracting the first case of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis in North Carolina this year. EEE is a mosquito-borne disease that is preventable in equine by vaccination.

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RALEIGH — Summer is peak rabies season and State Veterinarian Doug Meckes is encouraging North Carolina livestock owners to consider having their animals vaccinated against the disease.

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