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Guidance on Disinfecting Your Water Well After Hurricane Matthew

October 14, 2016
If your well was flooded during Hurricane Matthew, please follow these instructions. If you have any questions, please call Environmental Health at: 252-338-4490.

People urged to avoid contact with algal bloom in Edenton Bay

August 8, 2016
State officials urge people to avoid contact with potentially harmful algal blooms that have developed in the Edenton Bay in Chowan County due to recent hot weather.

People urged to avoid toxic algal blooms in eastern North Carolina waters

September 19, 2015
RALEIGH - State officials are urging people to avoid contact with toxic algal blooms in and around the Albemarle Sound after tests revealed that the algae contains a toxin that can be harmful to people or animals.

Algal blooms, fish kills occurring across portions of the state

July 23, 2015
RALEIGH – State officials urge people to avoid contact with potentially harmful algal blooms that have shown up in prominent water bodies statewide in recent weeks due to North Carolina's hot weather.

April is Tick and Mosquito Awareness Month in North Carolina

April 21, 2015
Raleigh, N.C. - The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services' Division of Public Health (DPH) recommends taking precautions to protect against tick and mosquito bites as summer weather approaches.