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Gov. Cooper Orders Evacuation Ahead of Historic, Life-threatening Hurricane

Hurricane Florence Press Release – Mandatory Evacuation

Jones County Government Officials have declared a State of Emergency for Jones County residents due to the  severity of Hurricane Florence which is projected to make landfall in Eastern North Carolina later this week.  Please click on the following link to read the entire press release:   Hurricane Florence Press Release 9-11-18

NC DHHS Reports State’s First Death This Year Related to West Nile Virus

State health officials are encouraging residents and visitors to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illnesses following the death of a North Carolina resident from West Nile virus infection last week.  For more information on steps you can take to prevent mosquito bites, please click on the following link:   DHHS Reports First West Nile Virus Death

Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Program

Jones County Health Department is recruiting new participants for our upcoming Prevent T2 Class.  Prevent T2 has a proven approach to prevent or delay type 2 diabetes.  To learn more about this program and who to contact, please click on the following link:   Prevent Type 2 Diabetes Press Release

In-Home Asthma Management Program

Jones County Health Department has an Asthma Management Program that includes home visits to determine what could be triggering your child’s breathing problems.  To learn more about this program and who to contact to schedule a home visit, please click on the following link:  In-Home Asthma Program Information

Health Department Receives Mother-Baby Award

The North Carolina Breastfeeding Coalition has awarded Jones County Health Department the Mother-Baby Award for Outpatient Healthcare Clinics.  Awardees represent the best our state has to offer in terms of support for the breastfeeding family.  To view our press release, please click on the following link:   Mother Baby Award Press Release

Health Department Offers Low-Cost Car Seats

Jones County Health Department has expanded its Child Safety Seat Program by offering low-cost infant and child safety seat to all county residents.  To view our press release, please click on the following link:  Jones County Health Department Offers Low-Cost Child Safety Seats

                                                                                                                                                                                        To download a copy of our Car Seat Referral Form, please click here.  The completed form can be handed to any staff member of the Health Department  to initiate the process to receive a low-cost infant child safety seat.