Community ResourcesCommunity Resources<h2>​Guides</h2><p><br>A Guide to Community Resources For Children and Families - Burke County</p><p><a href="https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B_GpZ0FFdVM4eThtYktXbl9pN1k/view">Guide to Community Resources for Children and Families 2015</a></p><div>Burke County Food and Nutrition Resources<br></div><p><a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Health%20Department/Community%20Resources/Burke%20County%20Food%20and%20Nutrition%20Resources%202013.10.10.pdf" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">Burke County Food and Nutrition Resources 2013.10.10.pdf</span></a></p><p>Parent's Helpbook<br><span style="text-decoration:underline;"><a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Health%20Department/Community%20Resources/Parent%27s%20Helpbook%20-%20Burke%20County%202014.09.pdf" target="_blank">Parent's Helpbook - Burke County 2014.09.pdf</a></span></p><p>Smoking Cessation Guide 2016</p><p><a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Health%20Department/Community%20Resources/Cessation%20Booklet%202016.pdf"><img class="ms-asset-icon ms-rtePosition-4" src="/_layouts/15/images/icpdf.png" alt="" />Cessation Booklet 2016.pdf</a><br></p><h2>Directory of Services for Families of Special Needs Children in Burke County. Provided by the Burke County Local Interagency Coordinating Council</h2><p><br>10A NCAC 41A.0101 Reportable Diseases and Conditions <br><a href="http://www.burkenc.org/assets/Published%20Documents/Departments/Health%20Department/Community%20Resources/10A%20NCAC%2041A.0101%20Reportable%20Diseases%20and%20Conditions.PDF" target="_blank"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">10A NCAC 41A.0101 Reportable Diseases and Conditions.PDF</span></a><strong></strong></p><h2>Reviews.com for Medical Alert System Reviews </h2><p>This website is a completely free resource that provides unbiased and data-driven reviews of products and services that may benefit senior citizens. The primary goal is to help people make the best and most efficient purchasing decision for their needs. The guide is filled with in-depth reviews, detailed comparisons and is very simple to use</p><h2>Nantahala Outdoor Center</h2><p><a href="https://noc.com/">https://noc.com</a></p><h2>2016 Fax Blasts to Medical Providers:</h2><p><br>January 1, 2016: Norovirus infection surveillance and control<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2015.12.15%20Norovirus%20update.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2015.12.15 Norovirus update.pdf</span></a></p><p>January 19, 2016: Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women during a Zika Virus Outbreak<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2016.01.19%20Zika%20Virus%20Interim%20Guidelines%20for%20Pregnant%20%20Women.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2016.01.19 Zika Virus Interim Guidelines for Pregnant Women.pdf</span></a></p><p>February 1, 2016: CDC Health Advisory- Flu Season Begins: Severe Influenza Illness Reported<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2016.02.01%20CDC%20Health%20Advisory%20Severe%20Influenza.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2016.02.01 CDC Health Advisory Severe Influenza.pdf</span></a></p><p>February 19, 2016: CDC Update: Interim Guidelines for Health Care Providers Caring for Infants and Children with Possible Zika Virus Infection<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2016.02.19%20Interim%20CDC%20Guidelines%20for%20Dealing%20with%20Infants%20and%20Children%20with%20Zika.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2016.02.19 Interim CDC Guidelines for Dealing with Infants and Children with Zika.pdf</span></a></p><p>March 7, 2016: Mumps Update<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2016.03.07%20Mumps%20Update.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2016.03.07 Mumps Update.pdf</span></a></p><p>March 22, 2016: Zika Virus Diagnosis, Management and Reporting (replaces version dated March 3, 2016<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2016.03.22%20NC%20Zika%20Guidance%20Update.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2016.03.22 NC Zika Guidance Update.pdf</span></a></p><p>May 9, 2016: CDC Update: Shortened Interval for Postvaccination Serologic Testing of Infants Born to Hepatitis B-Infected Mothers<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2016.05.09%20MMWR%20excerpt_Shortend%20PVST%20interval.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2016.05.09 MMWR excerpt_Shortend PVST interval.pdf</span></a></p><p>May 18, 2016: Zika Virus Diagnosis, Management and Reporting (replaces version dated March 31, 2016)<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2016.05.18%20NC%20Zika%20Guidance%20Update.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2016.05.18 NC Zika Guidance Update.pdf</span></a></p><h2>Press Releases</h2><p>April 22, 2016: Public Service Announcement- Public Health Month<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2016.04.22%20BCHD%20PSA-%20Public%20Health%20Month.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2016.04.22 BCHD PSA- Public Health Month.pdf</span></a></p><p>June 3, 2016: Public Service Announcement- Zika- What you should know<br><a href="/departments/HealthDepartment/SiteAssets/Lists/Website%20Pages/AllItems/2016.06.03%20BCHD%20PSA-%20Zika.pdf"><span style="text-decoration:underline;">2016.06.03 BCHD PSA- Zika.pdf</span></a></p>

 

 

Contact Us<p></p><p>700 East Parker Road<br>Morganton, NC  28655</p><p><strong>​Phone:</strong><br>828-764-9150</p><p><strong>Fax (General): </strong> <br>828-764-9153</p><p><strong>Fax (Medical Records):</strong><br>​828-764-9155​​​</p><p><strong>Hours of Operation</strong>:<br>8am - 5pm, Monday-Friday<br>Please call us to schedule an appointment.</p><p><strong><strong style="line-height:20.8px;"><strong style="line-height:20.8px;">After Hours Public Health Emergency Contact Information:​</strong></strong><br style="line-height:20.8px;"><span style="line-height:20.8px;">​</span></strong><span style="line-height:1.6;">I</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">f you need to report a potential life-threat</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">e</span><span style="line-height:1.6;">ning public health issue, situation, outbreak, or disaster, after 5:00 pm on weekdays or on</span><span style="line-height:1.6;"> the weekend, you should dial emergency management's non-emergency number at 828-437-1911 . Please ask emergency management to contact the health director to return your call about a potential public health issue, situation, outbreak, or disaster.</span></p><div><span style="line-height:1.6;">​</span></div>https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartment/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=91https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartment/Lists/Website Pages/DispForm.aspx?ID=91https://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartmentAshley.Rink@burkenc.org | Ashley Rink | 693A30232E777C6275726B655C6173686C65792E72696E6B i:0#.w|burke\ashley.rink6/3/2016 1:47:21 PM03960aspxhttps://intranet.burkenc.org/departments/HealthDepartment/Lists/Website Pages/AllItems.aspxFalse