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Veterinarians and Randolph Public Health Sponsoring Rabies Clinic

Veterinarians and Randolph Public Health Sponsoring Rabies Clinic

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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, March 29, 2022. 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 Clinic, plea...
RCPH Scheduling Booster Appointments For 18 & Over

RCPH Scheduling Booster Appointments For 18 & Over

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Gorodenkoff / Adobe Stock ASHEBORO N.C. - Randolph County Public Health (RCPH) announced today that they are now scheduling appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine boosters (Moderna and Pfizer) for everyone 18 years of age and older. That announcement comes as state vaccination numbers plateaued and a surge of unvaccinated patients are beginning to fill hospital beds across the state. Officials at NC Dept of Health and Human services say there is need to get vaccinated is urgent. According to the data, North Carolina is experiencing the fastest acceleration in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations since the pandemic started over a year ago. "The vast majority of people dying with COVID-19 are unvaccinated. If you are not vaccinated please don’t wait until it is too late," said M...
Pediatric Vaccine Available At Randolph Public Health But Parents Hesitant

Pediatric Vaccine Available At Randolph Public Health But Parents Hesitant

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ASHEBORO NC - Today, Randolph County Public Health (RCPH) announced they are now scheduling appointments for the Pfizer COVID-19 pediatric vaccine for children aged 5 through 11. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration authorized the emergency use of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine for the prevention of COVID-19 for children 5 through 11 years of age on October 29th 201. According to the FDA website that authorization was based on the FDA’s thorough and transparent evaluation of the data that included input from independent advisory committee. The vaccine’s safety was studied in approximately 3,100 children age 5 through 11 who received the vaccine and no serious side effects have been detected in the ongoing study. Read more about the emergency use authorization and get more inf...