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As call center frustration mounts, health director mulls waiting list

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The frustration at the Covid-19 vaccination rollout is so great that Henderson County's director of public health is considering instituting a waiting list for people seeking a shot appointment.   Read Story »

Tags: public health | Covid-19 vaccination

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Jodie Williams named Go NAPSACC Teacher of the Year

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Jodie Williams, an early childhood educator at Bell’s School for People Under Six in Fletcher, has been named Henderson County’s 2020 Go NAPSACC Teacher of the Year for her commitment in supporting the health of the county’s youngest residents.   Read Story »

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Health Department offers flu shots on Saturday

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The Henderson County Health Department will offer a seasonal flu vaccine to the public from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 10, at the Health Department, 1200 Spartanburg Highway, Suite 100.   Read Story »

Tags: flu | public health

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Running list of cancellations, postponements (free content)

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Most entertainment venues announced cancellations of live performances Thursday and Friday as concerns mounted over the potential spread of the coronavirus.   Read Story »

Tags: public health | coronavirus

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These people are protecting us from coronavirus

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Steve Smith, the director of the Henderson County Public Health Department, was in a coffeeshop on Tuesday when he met a fellow coffee drinker with a science background, retired from the pharmaceutical industry.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Public Health Director Steve Smith | flu | public health | coronavirus | infectious disease | Steve Smith

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County up to 33 confirmed cases of Legionnaires' disease

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Henderson County on Tuesday reported 33 confirmed cases of Legionnaires’ disease as public health officials continued to seek the cause of the outbreak linked to the North Carolina Mountain State Fair.   Read Story »

Tags: Henderson County Public Health Department | Legionnaires disease | public health | communicable diseases