Feb. 19th Vaccine Clinic Update

Granville Vance Public Health will be opening at 10:30am today, Friday, February 19th. We are still planning to host our vaccine clinics today. The second dose clinic at Granville County Expo Center will begin at 12pm and all morning appointments have been rescheduled to the afternoon. Those who have second dose appointments scheduled this morning in Vance County should arrive anytime between 10:30am-4:30pm to receive your shot. Granville Vance Public Health has rescheduled all vaccine clinics originally planned for February 18th. Those who had appointments at the Vance County Health Department to receive their second dose have been rescheduled for February 25th at the same time and place as your… Read More

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2nd Dose Clinic on Feb. 14th POSTPONED to Feb. 21st

The Second Dose Vaccine Clinic at Clarke Elementary School and Vance County High School scheduled in Henderson, NC, for February 14th  has been postponed until the same time on Sunday, February 21st. Winter weather has caused organizers to make a decision considering driver safety.  Again, we will host the second dose Pfizer vaccine clinic in Henderson, NC, at Clarke Elementary School and Vance County High School on Sunday, February 21st from 10am until 4pm. If you attended our first dose vaccine clinic on January 24th, you do not need to make an appointment to come on Sunday, February 21st.  We have your second dose ready and you are already registered… Read More

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GVPH Vaccinating 1a, Soon to Move to 1b

Granville and Vance Counties are currently in the Phase 1a distribution and we are giving vaccines every day.  We plan to move to Phase 1b, Group 1 (only those aged 75 and over), on Thursday, January 14th as we continue prioritizing those at highest risk for severe illness and death due to COVID-19. It will take us through the month of March to make good progress in all the groups within these first two phases (1a and 1b).  We expect to be move from phase 1b into other phases in the spring. For this initial phase, 1a, we are reaching out to eligible health care organizations and individuals with additional… Read More

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GVPH Administers First Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine!

Granville Vance Public Health is thrilled to announce a momentous occasion in our fight against the COVID-19 pandemic – we received of our initial shipment of Moderna vaccine doses in Granville on Monday, December 21st. We received a total of 700 doses across our Granville and Vance locations combined. On Tuesday, December 22nd, we administered our first few doses to some of our clinical staff at the health department who qualify for Phase 1A. Our team is taking inventory, preparing the ancillary supplies, training on computer systems and vaccine handling, and preparing to vaccine others. This hallmark in the pandemic experience marks the beginning of the end! So much good public health… Read More

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GVPH COVID-19 Press Release Nov. 23rd

“Although the number of active cases in our counties had been trending downward over the past few months, our data have quickly begun trending in the wrong direction again. Unfortunately, we have set numerous records this week for number of new cases and deaths in North Carolina and the United States. As of today, November 23rd, we have 255 active cases of COVID-19 in Granville County and have recorded 56 deaths over the course of the pandemic response. In Vance County, we have 414 active COVID-19 cases and 54 deaths… Please remember – every action you take to reduce the spread of COVID-19 in a given setting, whether at the… Read More

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ALERT – PHONES

We are currently switching our phone system so we can serve you better; however, the phones in Vance County are still experiencing issues.  If you need to contact the Vance County Health Department, please call (919) 725-7452. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

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UnitedHealthcare Donates $125,000 to Granville-Vance Public Health

UnitedHealthcare has awarded a $125,000 Empowering Health grant to Granville-Vance Public Health to help us assist Granville County Public Schools with distributing meals to homebound students so they don’t go hungry when school is out. In total, UnitedHealthcare is donating $12.3 million through Empowering Health grants across 21 states to expand access to care and address the social determinants of health for uninsured individuals and underserved communities. We’re grateful for UnitedHealthcare’s support as we work to further our mission of protecting and promoting health in Granville and Vance Counties. It’s important now, more than ever, that we work together.

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GVPH Health Director Lisa Macon Harrison Elected Board Vice President of the National Association of County and City Health Officials

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) has elected Lisa Macon Harrison, Local Health Director of Granville Vance Public Health, to its 2020-2021 Board of Directors as Vice President. NACCHO is the voice of the nation’s nearly 3,000 local governmental health departments. Ms. Harrison assumed the Vice President role on July1, 2020. She will then serve as president-elect in 2021-2022 and president in 2022-2023. See the full press release below. https://www.naccho.org/blog/articles/north-carolina-local-public-health-leader-lisa-macon-harrison-elected-board-vice-president-of-the-national-association-of-county-and-city-health-officials

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