The Dare County Department of Health & Human Services is providing guidance about tetanus vaccination for those who are involved in Hurricane Dorian recovery efforts or have been exposed to flood waters.
Those with minor wounds should receive a tetanus booster if it has been more than 10 years since their last booster or if they cannot remember when they received their last booster.
If there is a larger wound or dirty wound present, those injured should seek medical attention and receive a tetanus booster if it has been more than 5 years since the last vaccination.
- Tetanus vaccinations will be available on Thursday, September 12, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at the Frisco Fire Department and from 1:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m. at the Avon Fire Department.
- Tetanus vaccinations will be available at the Fessenden Center in Buxton on Friday, September 13, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.
Other Dare County residents can get vaccines at the Dare County Department of Health & Human Services’ Public Health Division Campus in Manteo, the Northern Beach Office, and most other local healthcare providers. For more information, please call Dare County Department of Health & Human Services at 252.475.5003.