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High Point Enterprise (Newspaper) - October 7, 1976, High Point, North Carolina Davidson gets shipments of flu vaccine High Point Enterprise thursday october 7. 1976 3d Mcdaniel to fight nuclear Power by Phil Speaks Enterprise staff writer Davidson county health enter wednesday received is portion of the first flu vaccine shipment allowed to North Carolina said or. . Maccormack head of the state communicable disease Branch in Raleigh today. Maccormack said the county was allowed 2.060 doses of the bivalent and 4.-250 doses of the monovalent vaccines. Bivalent flu vaccine provides immunity against Swine flu and a victorian flu. While monovalent vaccine gives Protection against Swine flu Only Maccormack said each county is running its own show Maccormack said but the state organization is recommending what groups should be inoculated first. The doses which Davidson county received obviously Are not sufficient to immunize everyone in the county. With the bivalent vaccine. Maccormack said the recommendation is that everyone aged 60 and Over be immunized first this vaccine also should be Given to persons in High risk groups Down to age three he said High risk groups. Maccormack said Are persons suffering from some ailment or physical condition which dictates for health safety reasons they should be Given High priority in receiving the vaccine doses of monovalent vaccine should be provided to everyone Between the Ages of 18 and 59. He said Hie recommendation for first use of the monovalent vaccine therefore is that those of age 40 and Over be inoculated first he said North Carolina will receive another shipment of the vaccines this week. Maccormack said a we probably will distribute that shipment sometime next week Davidson county health Center director would not release any information on times and places of inoculations today. Center officials did indicate however that information on the Davidson county program will be released Friday. A there is no Way of predicting when or if an epidemic of flu will enter the state a Maccormack said flu is most prevalent during the Winter months from november through february he said. An epidemic could Start As Early As october however. Maccormack said. There is always some flu every year a he said. Quot last year the a victorian flu was quite by Carol Wilson Utley Enterprise staff writer High Point would be committing a a serious mistake if it joins with other North Carolina cities in the Purchase of a Duke Power co. Nuclear Plant Mark Mcdaniel told City Council today. Mcdaniel said the concerned citizens for responsible regulation of Utility rates which in the past has fought rate increases would now Vork in opposition to the nuclear Plant Purchase he will again Lead that group the reason for the group s opposition was not because of environmental or safety factors Mcdaniel said but because nuclear plants were an inefficient Way of producing electrical Power a nuclear Power has not proved to be an efficient Way to produce electrical Power a he said a the availability and capacity of these plants has proved to be Low and this results in Mcdaniel described availability As a the amount of time a nuclear Power Plant is available to produce electrical Power during the course of a year Quot and said for the first five or six years such plants exists availability was less than five per cent. A nuclear plants Are currently producing Only about 50 per cent of the Power they promised to produce a he said. High Point mayor Roy Culler is chairman of the no. Municipal Power Agency no. I a group formed by 20 cities in North Carolina which operate their own electrical distribution systems and buy Power at wholesale rates from Duke Power co. Negotiations Are still under Way Between this group and Duke Power Over the Purchase of one of Duke s two Catawba station nuclear plants now being constructed near the South Carolina line. Mcdaniel s remarks to the Council came alter Culler and City manager cd Brooks had left for a Duke Power office crowding could be eased the last Straw magnify personal grievances and the Burden will soon be More than you can carry. By Jim Hawkins Enterprise staff writer Greensboro the 193 Guilford county employees who now work in crowded space in High Point would have a lot More working room if the county erects the Structure space studies show is needed for the present and the future. Building consultant Robert Earnheart said recent studies show these agencies together with the family planning unit and the veterans service unit would need about 55,000 Square feet of space a figure which includes a 25 per cent expansion Factor for the future. The agencies now have approximately 28,000 Square feet of working space scattered at five separate Sites including two rental locations Earnheart also said the project would require parking spaces for approximately 270 vehicles at the site. He said the size of the Structure could be about the same As the building the county proposed in 1971 for the dept of social services on county owned land off of Wendover drive Here before it purchased the existing Burlington corp corporate Headquarters on Eugene Street. Earnheart study represents another step in securing a new Guilford county building for High Point. The 1976-77 county budget includes $507,000 toward the project the county has not yet selected a site for new facility in High Point but Board of commissioners chairman Gaston Faison said it is a looking toward eventual Purchase of he said he Hopes that before he goes out of office a definite plans will have been made for a new health facility and a for a new courthouse in High Point. Faison also noted the present courthouse the City county building a would bring a Good Price in a Sal to help defray the Cost of construction of a new facility Guilford county now has a net of about 9,000 Square feet at the old Guilford county building on s main Street and about 4,750 Square feet in rented space on main Street for its dept of social services. The health dept has 4,800 Square feet in its Mon lieu Avenue Structure and 2,520 Square feet in adjacent trailers while the mental health unit has 5.400 Square feet in rented space Ort n. Wrenn Street the family planning unit has 870 Square feet in a n. Elm Street building and the veterans service unit has a Small area in the old Guilford county building county manager John Witherspoon has noted the mental health dept of health and social service dept spaces Are All crowded at present county officials have also said the lease on one of the buildings has nearly run out and is not expected to be renewed Long John Silver a introduces the planks you eat not walk. Chicken planks. Welcome Chicken planks to Long John Silver s menu ranks they re strips of Boneless Chicken breast and since they come wrapped in our Crisp Golden crust the taste is a must so come in and taste pm $l69 no Clong a John Silver seafood shoppes 1000 Randolph Street Thomasville join the fun on 7 00 Welcome Back Kotter 7 30 the Gong show tv8 tonight 8 00 $128,000 question 8 30 lets make a Deal \ new show will the Beautiful lady judge overrule cupid7 special guest Star Diana Muia aur Tony Randall show 39 00pm tvs new show Nancy blows her top when her husband fells her he s fiddled around Nancy Walker show 39 30pm co. Tour of its existing Mcguire nuclear Plant and the site for the two new plants a i think the fact Duke Power is offering to sell these plants indicates Duke knows it is overbuilt a Mcdaniel said a Duke knows Peak Load pricing is coming and that when it does. Duke will have a lot of Idle capacity standing there doing nothing so Duke is trying to make High Point and these other cities pay for its mistakes a it s trying to dump one of these nuclear plants on the cities so Duke wont have to pay for Mcdaniel cited a electrical world As the source for his comments on the inefficiency of nuclear Energy. In other Council action Public hearings were set on two rezoning cases on nov i a Public hearing will be held on a request to rezone the Elizabeth Poston property located on the East Side of s. Main Street South of the Fairfield shopping Center from residential a to business c-7 another Public hearing will be held nov 15 on a request by the High Point housing authority to close a portion of Meadowbrook Boulevard Between Dunbar place and Harrison Street read the Enterprise classified ads no sends you All the Best 6 00 news Center 12 the triads Only dual Anchor news with the team of Robin Richards and Wayne Ashworth. 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