We are dedicated to providing our citizens with timely information on a variety of health topics to protect your health and safety and to encourage and facilitate your healthy lifestyle choices.
Zika and Mosquito Control Video: The Sampson County Health Department would like to share a video provided by our colleagues from Brunswick County. To view the Zika and mosquito control video click here.
Tip & Toss Campaign Flyer: Help Control Mosquitoes that Spread Dengue, Chikungunya, and Zika Viruses: The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has provided helpful information and tips to help prevent the spread mosquito related diseases. Click here to view the flyer.
CDC Zika Information for Pregnant Women: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers Zika information for pregnant women on topics such as: Zika and Pregnancy; Prevention; Doctor’s Visits; Zika Virus Testing; and Transmission. Click here for more information. (http://www.cdc.gov/zika/pregnancy/index.html).
NC Zika Virus Tool Kit: The North Carolina Communicable Disease Branch strives to protect and improve the health of people in North Carolina through disease detection, tracking, investigation, control, education, prevention and care activities to reduce morbidity and mortality resulting from communicable diseases that are a significant threat to the public. The Communicable Disease Branch’s Zika Virus Tool Kit is for people who live, work and visit North Carolina. Click here to view the tool kit. (http://epi.publichealth.nc.gov/zika/toolkit.html).
- "Zika: The Basics of the Virus and How to Protect Against It" (CDC's Response to Zika): The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention more information pertaining the Zika virus. Click here to view the document.
- North Carolina’s Zika Virus Guidance for Clinicians and Laboratories: The Health Department shares The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Zika Virus guidance information for Clinicians and laboratories. Click here to view the document.
- Zika Virus Update: The Sampson County Board of Health shares Zika Virus update, including information on locally acquired cases in Florida, as of September 7, 2016. Click here to view the document.
Rabies Prevention and Care Article: The Sampson County Health Department would like to share an article providing insight on rabies and tips to help prevent the spread of rabies. Click here to view.
The state has compiled public health resources that the public can call regarding the following:
Questions related to asbestos and lead-paint call (919) 707-5950
Questions related to mold (919) 707-5900