Health Department Mission
To protect and promote the health and safety of Chatham County residents.
Chapel Hill Creamery Recalls Cheese Because of Possible Health Risk
Cheese from the Chapel Hill Creamery has been implicated in a Salmonella outbreak and is being recalled. If you have any Chapel Hill Creamery cheese, do not eat it. Discard the cheese, and wash your hands and any equipment that it may have contacted with warm, soapy water. Symptoms of Salmonella include fever, diarrhea, nausea, vomiting, and abdominal pain. If you think you may have a Salmonella infection, please contact your doctor for testing and treatment. Click here for more information about the recall.
Free Tobacco Cessation Classes This Summer
Tobacco cessation classes will begin on June 27th and will be available to any Chatham County resident or Chatham County employee looking to quit using tobacco. Don’t miss this opportunity to receive personal instruction from experienced staff from the Chatham County Public Health Department. QuitSmart is a proven effective program to help quit all types of tobacco, including smoking, dip/chew and electronic cigarettes. Participants will receive a free QuitSmart Stop Smoking Kit and all sessions are provided free of charge. These sessions will be held from 5:30 pm-6:45 pm on June 27th, July 11th, and July 13th. All sessions will be held at Chatham Hospital in Siler City, located at 163 Chatham Medical Park Drive, Suite 140 in the Chatham Medical Park Office Building.
Are you ready to make a firm decision to quit smoking and quit tobacco use? Contact Jennifer Park at email@example.com (919-545-8444) or Anna Stormzand at firstname.lastname@example.org (919-545-8445) to reserve your spot or for more information.
Annual Health of Chatham Report now Available
The 2015 Health of Chatham report is now available online. Click here
to view the report, which is available in English and Spanish. The annual report provides updates on progress and status of the health priorities, which were determined through the 2014 Community Health Assessment process.
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