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Tetanus Clinics to be Offered

Post Date:10/21/2016 3:35 p.m.

Tetanus Clinics HHSThe Dare County Department of Health & Human Services is providing guidance about tetanus vaccination for those who are involved in Hurricane Matthew recovery efforts or have been exposed to flood waters.

Those with minor wounds should receive a tetanus booster if it has been more than 10 years since their last booster or if they cannot remember when they received their last booster.

If there is a larger wound or dirty wound present, those injured should seek medical attention and receive a tetanus booster if it has been more than 5 years since the last vaccination.

Tetanus vaccinations will be available at the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services' Frisco Campus Location on:
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
Thursday, October 27, 2016

Shots will be offered during normal office hours which are 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM and 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

Other Dare County residents can get vaccines at the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services' Public Health Division Campus in Manteo and most other local healthcare providers. For more information, please call Dare County Department of Health & Human Services at 252.475.5003.

 

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