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Protect Your Teen: February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month

February 13, 2017

As a parent, you would do anything to protect your child from violence but the reality is that teen dating violence impacts almost 1.5 million high school students, according to the CDC. Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the highest rate of intimate partner violence, almost triple the national average. (Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice and Statistics) February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and it is an opportunity to reach out to teens to let them know that real love means respect.

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Significant Change to DEA Registration Renewal Process

December 13, 2016

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Updated Health Assessment Forms for NC Public Schools

November 29, 2016

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BCHHS Public Health alert: Flu Season Update

November 3, 2016

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Public Health Alert from BCHHS: Acute Flaccid Myelitis - Provider Guidance

September 23, 2016

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Public Health Update from BCHHS: Zika Guidance Update

September 13, 2016

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Public Health Alert from BCHHS: Prescribing epinephrine for students

September 7, 2016

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Letter from US Surgeon General

August 26, 2016

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Public Health Alert from BCHHS: ACIP Recommendation Against Intranasal Flu Vaccine for 2016-17 Flu Season

August 4, 2016

Get key points for upcoming flu season. 

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WCMS Issues Statement on Gun Violence

July 4, 2016

On 7/4/16, the WCMS Association's Executive Committee of the Board issued a statement regarding gun violence.

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Public Health Update from BCHHS: Zika Pregnancy Registry Provider Memo

June 21, 2016

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Governor McCrory Signs Life-Saving Overdose Prevention Legislation

June 20, 2016

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Public Webinar: Overview of the CDC Guideline for Prescribing Opioids for Chronic Pain

June 17, 2016

The CDC will be hosting a seven-part webinar series about the Guidelines for prescribing opioids for chronic pain, which will begin on Wednesday, June 22nd at 2:00pm EDT

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NC Zika Guidance Update

May 25, 2016

Updated information from Buncombe County Health Department. 

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Mosquitoes in Buncombe County: Key Points & Simple Steps

May 10, 2016

We need your help to keep people in our community safe from mosquito borne illness. Please read the important information below and help us spread the word about mosquito prevention so that we can Fight the Bite!  

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