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Public Health

Help Keep Germs out of the Water

By Yalonda Galloway / July 27, 2016

Ever wonder the microbes that the average summer can bring into the pool?

Public Health

Preventing Tick Bites

By Yalonda Galloway / July 19, 2016

Did you know that in North Carolina we have 5 different ticks that can cause infections in humans? Read more to learn about ticks in NC and ways to prevent tick bites.


Public Health

Health Department Fee Changes Effective September 1

By Yalonda Galloway / July 13, 2016

The health department has revised their fee schedule, and it is effective as of September 1, 2016. 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.

Public Health

Cambios de tarifas en el Departamento de Salud a partir del 1 de Septiembre

By Yalonda Galloway / July 13, 2016

El Departamento de Salud ha revisado su lista de tarifas, a partir del 1 de septiembre del 2016 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.


Public Health

Public Health & Swimming Pools: Preparing Pools for Safety

By Environmental Health Division / July 11, 2016

Ever wonder about what goes into an inspection of a public swimming pool? Read more to hear this from an inspector at the health department.

Forsyth County

Kindergarten Physicals and Well-Check Visits Available All Summer Long

By Yalonda Galloway / July 8, 2016

Kindergarten Health Assessments and Well-Check Visits for school-aged children are available all summer long at the Bulldog Health Center at Mineral Springs (including immunizations) and on the Mobile Health Clinic – (Wellness Wednesdays). Read more for dates and details.

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