Hurricane Season Starts June 1st

Hurricanes: Family Disaster Plan Building a family disaster plan is half the formula for disaster safety.  Will you be able to contact each other?  Make sure your family knows the […]

Heat Advisories

During extremely hot and humid weather, your body’s ability to cool itself is challenged. It is important to know the symptoms of excessive heat exposure: Heat Cramps– Can be the […]

Winter Heating Safety

BE WARM AND SAFE THIS WINTER! Did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths? Keep anything that can burn at least 3 […]

Mosquito Control

Duplin County Health Department will be distributing Mosquito Dunks on a first come first served basis. The larvicide tablets will be distributed at the Health Department’s office on 340 Seminary Street […]

Hurricane Florence Recovery

Please see resources at the State and Federal level for disaster assistance and recovery. FEMA 1-800-621-3362 Environmental health resources

Beat the Heat

Beat the Heat- Heat related deaths are preventable. Who is more at risk? Children, older adults, people who work outside and people with disabilities. Stay indoors with AC when possible, […]

Medication Disposal Event

Saturday April 28, 2018 from 10am to 2pm  there will be a Medication disposal event at two Duplin County sites; Vidant Duplin Hospital in Kenansville and NHRMC Urgent Care in […]

2017-2018 Flu Season

The 2017-2018 flu season started October 1, 2017. Flu vaccine is readily available at the Health Department, local pharmacies and your medical provider’s office. Everyone 6 months and older should be vaccinated […]