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Parks and Recreation

Forsyth County Parks & Recreation Playgrounds CLOSED

Published by Brandi Chappell / March 26, 2020

Due to COVID-19 and potential risk of exposure, all Forsyth County Parks and Recreation playgrounds are closed.

Board of Elections

NOTICE OF FORSYTH COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS OFFICE CLOSURE DUE TO CONCERNS WITH COVID – 19

Published by Michelle Bobadilla / March 25, 2020

Effective Thursday, March 26, due to concerns with COVID-19, the Forsyth County Board of Elections will be closed to the public until further notice. The office will continue to serve the public online and by phone, email, mail and fax.


Emergency Management

WHERE CAN YOU GO TO GET RELIABLE INFORMATION ABOUT COVID-19?

Published by Emergency Management / March 23, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has many residents seeking out information about the virus and how they can assist our county’s response efforts. Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Office of Emergency Management has compiled the following list of reputable organizations that can provide trustworthy information.

Animal Control

Humane Society shelters to operate by appointment only starting March 24

Published by Animal Services / March 23, 2020

In order to practice social distancing, beginning on Tuesday, March 24, the Forsyth Humane Society is requiring appointments for all transactions, and licensing payments to Animal Services should be made by mail.


Human Resources

Shannon Hutchins is Forsyth County new human resources director

Published by Todd Luck / March 20, 2020

Shannon Hutchins has been promoted to human resources director for Forsyth County Government. She's worked for the county for the last 20 years and will assume her new position on March 21.

Forsyth County

The State Board is Investigating Possible Text Messaging Scam

Published by Michelle Bobadilla / March 20, 2020

The State Board of Elections is investigating a possible scam targeting North Carolinians with unsolicited text messages regarding their voter registration status or asking them to register to vote.

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