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The Department of Public Health will be closed April 18 for Good Friday.



What is Public Health?
Overall, public health is concerned with protecting the health of entire populations, whether as small as a local neighborhood or as big as an entire country. Find out more.

Public Health Column
You can count on public health.

Watch our Gardens Grow!
The Department of Public Health is addressing child obesity with the Tom Bridges Demonstration Gardens project to encourage families to grow and eat their own fruits and vegetables.

Reduce Childhood Obesity
WNC Healthy Kids advocates using 5-2-1-Almost None! to help reduce childhood obesity.
servings of fruits and vegetables per day; 2 hours or less of screen time per day; 1 hour of physical activity per day; and almost none sugared beverages per day.


Tick and Mosquito Borne Disease Awareness Month
Take precautions as summer approaches.

North Carolinians ready to quit smoking may call the QuitlineNC at
1-800-QUIT-NOW or
1-800-784-8669 any time from 6 a.m. - 3 a.m., seven days a week.

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Communicable Disease Reporting

Medication Disposal

Community Survey

Public Health Concerns
Flu Vaccine | Measles | Norovirus | Pertussis | Rabies

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Department of Public Health • 1200 Spartanburg Highway, Suite 100 • Hendersonville, NC 28792 • (828) 692-4223

Last updated April 10, 2014