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September is National Preparedness Month

By Sarah Isom / September 4, 2018

National Preparedness Month is recognized each September and provides an opportunity to remind us that we all must prepare ourselves and our families now and throughout the year. This National Preparedness Month will focus on planning, with an overarching theme: Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How.

Public Health

Mosquito Season: It’s Not Done Yet!

By Sarah Isom / September 4, 2018

Mosquitoes are still outside breeding and biting. What do you need to know to prevent mosquito activities?


Public Health

Join Us!

By Ashton Putnam / August 24, 2018

Join the Forsyth County Infant Mortality Reduction Coalition and other agencies and citizens for the 9th Annual Walk a Mile to Save our Babies event on Tuesday, September 25th in commemorating September as Infant Mortality Awareness Month. The program will be held at the Forsyth County Department of Public Health from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm.

Public Health

Back-to-School Means It’s Time for Updated Immunizations!

By Sarah Isom / August 15, 2018

With back-to-school season approaching, health officials are reminding North Carolinians to ensure their preteens and teenagers are current on their vaccinations.


Public Health

Summer Travel and Your Health

By Sarah Isom, MPH, CHES / June 4, 2018

What you need to know before, during, and after overseas travel this summer!

Public Health

Public Health Department Re-accredited with Honors

By Sarah Isom, MPH, CHES / May 25, 2018

The Forsyth County Department of Public Health has been officially reaccredited with an honors designation by the North Carolina Local Health Departments Accreditation Board on May 18th, 2018.

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