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PSA – Quarterly Rabies Clinic set for Dec 12th

PSA – Quarterly Rabies Clinic set for Dec 12th

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Stock Footage, Inc. via Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. (RCPH) - Local participating Randolph County Veterinarians and the Randolph County Public Health are sponsoring a special Quarterly Rabies Clinic. Rabies vaccinations will be available for your pets on Tuesday, December 12, 2023. The clinic will be held during regular business hours at the offices of the participating veterinarians. The cost is only $10.00 per dog or cat. The best way to protect your pet and family is to have your pet vaccinated. Puppies and kittens should receive their first rabies shot at 4 months, the second at 16 months, and then every three years thereafter. Please bring your pet’s certificate of previous vaccinations so your veterinarian can update this record. If you have any questions about the Rabies Clin...
Randolph County Social Services Partners with Local Agencies to Host Child Abuse Prevention Walk

Randolph County Social Services Partners with Local Agencies to Host Child Abuse Prevention Walk

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Photo provided by Randolph County Government ASHEBORO N.C. (RANDOLPH COUNTY)- The Randolph County Department of Social Services (DSS), in partnership with Randolph Partnership for Children, Randolph County Emergency Services, Randolph County Public Health, Emmy's House Children's Advocacy Center, and Randolph County Guardian Ad Litem, will be hosting a Child Abuse Prevention "Walk" in downtown Asheboro on April 14, 2023, from 9:00 am -11:30 am, to raise public awareness during National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The event will begin with an opening ceremony at 9:00 am, followed by a mile walk that will focus on advocating for prevention, building community capacity, and raising awareness to prevent child abuse and neglect, strengthen families, and foster healthy children and yout...
Kintegra Opens Family Dental Clinic at Randolph Public Health

Kintegra Opens Family Dental Clinic at Randolph Public Health

Health
ASHEBORO N.C. (RCPH) - Kintegra Health will open the doors at its newest practice location, Kintegra Family Dentistry – Randolph on February 1 2023. The practice will be located within the Randolph County Public Health (RCPH) building at 2222 S Fayetteville St., Asheboro. 27205. Services will include general dentistry, fillings, extractions and cleanings for children and adolescents 0 – 18 years of age. The co-location of Kintegra Family Dentistry within the RCPH building brings increased access to underserved children in Randolph County. The practice complements Kintegra’s Dental Outreach Program which provides preventative care including cleanings, x-rays, sealants and education on its Mobile Dental Unit (MDU) at participating schools within Randolph County. Children seen on the...
RCPH Confirms First Monkeypox Case in Randolph County

RCPH Confirms First Monkeypox Case in Randolph County

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Image Background Credit - CDC (Microscopic Image of Moneypox) ASHEBORO N.C. - Randolph County Public Health has confirmed the first case of monkeypox in Randolph County. In a press release this afternoon RCPH says they have confirmed the first case of monkeypox in the county and they say that individual, who will remain un-identified due to patient privacy, is currently isolated at home. “At this time, the risk of monkeypox transmission remains low,” said Tara Aker, Randolph County health director. “Our Health Department’s Communicable Disease team is monitoring the situation closely and is working closely with North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to respond.” As of today (Aug 8th 2022), the CDC reports there are 7,510 confirmed cases in the United States, w...
Randolph Public Health Offering Free At Home COVID-19 Test

Randolph Public Health Offering Free At Home COVID-19 Test

Health
ASHEBORO N.C. - Today the Randolph County Department of Public Health announced they are now offering no-cost at-home COVID-19 antigen tests for the general public. Individuals may get one box of 5 tests per household. The at-home tests may be picked up between 8:00am and 5:00pm, Monday – Friday, at the Randolph County Public Health Department: 2222-B South Fayetteville Street, Asheboro, Should you have questions, call the COVID-19 hotline at: 336-318-6227.
Increased Demand For COVID Testing Amid Omicron

Increased Demand For COVID Testing Amid Omicron

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ASHEBORO N.C. - Randolph County is following a nationwide trend of an increased demand for COVID testing amid the Omicron variant. To help the Randolph County Department of Public Health is providing information for local testing sites and clinics. Public Health officials are urging members of the public to NOT go to a hospital emergency department just for COVID testing. TESTING LOCATIONS/SITES Click to download the PDF copy STARMED TESTING SITES RCC-Asheboro - 629 Industrial Park Ave.Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 3pm-7pm RCC-Archdale -110 Park DriveTuesday and Thursday from 10am-2pm First United Methodist Church (Asheboro) - 224 N Fayetteville StMonday-Friday 12pm-6pm & Saturday 11am-2pm Pre-register by texting "COVID" to 704-850-6996 URGENT CARE TESTING...
Moderna Boosters Now Available To Select Groups

Moderna Boosters Now Available To Select Groups

Health
ASHEBORO NC - Today Randolph County Public Health (RCPH) announced that they are scheduling appointments for Moderna COVID-19 vaccine booster shots for select groups. Public Health will be following the CDC recommendations meaning the following groups of people would be eligible: Individuals 65 years and older, or∙ Individuals 18 years and older who:o Live or work in a nursing home or long-term care residential facility, or o Have a medical condition that increases risk for severe illness (for example, obesity, asthma, heart disease, high blood pressure, and diabetes) oro Work in a high-risk profession that puts someone in contact with a lot of people with unknown vaccination status (for example, health care workers, first responders, teachers, food processing workers, retail and ...
RCPH Joins Summer Cash Cards Program As Vaccine Incentives Grow

RCPH Joins Summer Cash Cards Program As Vaccine Incentives Grow

Health
ASHEBORO NC – the list of incentives is growing for anyone hasn't gotten their first COVID-19 vaccine, Randolph County Public Health announced they will be giving out a limited number of $25 Summer Cash Cards, starting on August 5th. UPDATE: On August 4th Randolph County Public Health announced that the amount of the Summer cash cards being offered has been increased from $25 to $100. (All the same rules and restrictions still apply) To be eligible you must be at least 18 years-old and be getting your first COVID-19 vaccine. If you’re getting your second dose you’re not eligible. Gift cards will also be given to anyone who drives someone to the health department to get the vaccine. Drivers must be over 18 years-old and can’t be getting compensated for the ride (sorry Uber, Lyft...