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Free Swim Classes

By Lynne Mitchell / June 16, 2017

Summertime is pool time and teaching children how to swim is key to water safety. Enroll children in swim lessons when they ready. Consider their age, development and how often they are around water.

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Free Summer Lunches

By Lynne Mitchell / June 16, 2017

No child in our community should ever go hungry. With school out during the summer months, a number of agencies and schools are offering free summer lunches to children at various sites in our community.


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Grill Smart This Summer

By Sarah Frantz, MPH, CHES / June 12, 2017

Warm weather and long days are here! Make sure you know how to grill safely this summer and prevent food borne illnesses

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Health Department Fee Changes Effective July 1

By Yalonda Galloway / May 25, 2017

The health department has revised their fee schedule, and it is effective as of July 1, 2017. The purpose of charging fees is to increase resources and use them to meet residents' needs in a fair and balanced way. Please read more for a complete listing of the revised fee schedule.


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Cambios de tarifas en el Departamento de Salud a partir del 1ero de julio

By Yalonda Galloway / May 25, 2017

El Departamento de Salud ha revisado su lista de tarifas, a partir del 1 de julio 2017 se efectuará los cambios. El propósito de la nueva tarifa es aumentar los recursos y utilizarlos para satisfacer las necesidades de los residentes de una manera justa y equilibrada. Lea más para obtener una lista completa de la nueva lista de tarifas.

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Protecting yourself from Zika: What You Need to Know

By Sarah Frantz, MPH, CHES / May 10, 2017

Curious about the Zika virus? The Forsyth County Department of Public Health, Environmental Health Division has information you need to know about Zika virus and other mosquito-borne diseases.

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