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  1. Wednesday, March 04, 2015
    1. Board of Health
      5:30 PM - Health Department, 799 N. Highland Avenue, Winston-Salem, NC 27105 Board Room

Public Health News

  1. Severe Weather Awareness Week 2015

    Severe Weather Awareness Week 2015

    National Severe Weather Awareness Week is March 1-7. During this week please take some time to plan, prepare, and get ready for severe weather before tornadoes and severe weather strikes.

  2. Focus Group and Survey Participants Needed:  Ages 60 +

    Focus Group and Survey Participants Needed: Ages 60 +

    Did you know that Physical activity can improve your health? People who are physically active tend to live longer and have lower risk for heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, depression, and some cancers (Center for Disease Control and Prevention 2015).

  3. Piedmont Plus Senior Games and Silver Arts Registration is Now Open!

    Piedmont Plus Senior Games and Silver Arts Registration is Now Open!

    Are you or someone that you know aged 50 or better? Do you enjoy participating in physical activity or in the fine arts? If you answered yes to any of these questions, then the Piedmont Plus Senior Games & Silver Arts (PPSG) are just for you!

  4. Protect Yourself From the Measles

    Protect Yourself From the Measles

    Measles is one of the most contagious diseases we know of but is easily preventable by getting the MMR (measles, mumps, and rubella) vaccine.

  5. Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinics at FCAC

    Low-Cost Rabies Vaccination Clinics at FCAC

    Two low cost rabies vaccination clinics, sponsored by the Forsyth Spay Day Coalition, will be held at the Forsyth County Animal Shelter on February 7 and March 7. Only 1 year vaccinations will be available. Only cash transactions accepted. Dogs, cats and ferrets only. Dogs must be leashed. Cats and ferrets must be in carriers.

  6. Limited Flu Vaccine Supply at the Health Department

    Limited Flu Vaccine Supply at the Health Department

    As more are protecting themselves against the flu, there is now a limited supply of the vaccine.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the Forsyth County Department of Public Health is to prevent disease and promote a healthy community through regulation, education and partnerships.

Adopted by the Board of Health 10/2/13.

Accredited Health Department 2009-2013

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