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Highland Avenue Block Party on Oct. 26 to Offer Free Food, Health Screenings and Medicaid Enrollment Department of Social Services

Highland Avenue Block Party on Oct. 26 to Offer Free Food, Health Screenings and Medicaid Enrollment

Published by Todd Luck / October 21, 2019

The Forsyth County Departments of Social Services and Public Health will be among the hosts of the Highland Avenue Block Party on Saturday, Oct. 26, from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. at 650 N. Highland Ave. It will feature free food, clothing, prizes, flu shots, health screenings and STD/HIV testing along with Medicaid enrollment assistance.

Global Peer Support Celebration Day honors those who help with recovery Public Health

Global Peer Support Celebration Day honors those who help with recovery

Published by Stepping Up / October 17, 2019

Global Peer Support Celebration Day is Thursday, Oct. 17, and is a day to recognize the important role peer support specialists play in the recovery process.


Stepping Up’s Pam Goodine is Peer Support Specialist of the Year Public Health

Stepping Up’s Pam Goodine is Peer Support Specialist of the Year

Published by Todd Luck / October 8, 2019

Forsyth County Stepping Up’s Pam Goodine has received the Peer Support Specialist of the Year award from NC-H.O.P.E.

Forsyth County Public Health Nurse Honored with National Award Public Health

Forsyth County Public Health Nurse Honored with National Award

Published by Sarah Frantz Isom, MPH, CHES / September 20, 2019

The Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) program at Forsyth County Department of Public Health is proud to announce that one of their own, Keisha Lucas, has been awarded the Tenacious Caregiver Award through the National Service Office of Nurse-Family Partnership.


Registration is OPEN for the 5th Annual Global Peer Support Conference and Celebration! Public Health

Registration is OPEN for the 5th Annual Global Peer Support Conference and Celebration!

Published by Sarah Frantz Isom, MPH, CHES / September 18, 2019

The Stepping UP program welcomes the community to the 5th Annual Global Peer Support Conference and Celebration on Thursday, October 17th from 9AM until 4PM in the Self Reliance Hall at Goodwill Industries NWNC.

Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes This Fall Public Health

Take Precautions Against Mosquitoes This Fall

Published by Todd Luck / September 17, 2019

As fall begins, you should use personal protection against mosquitoes and take actions to make sure your property doesn’t become a breeding ground for them.

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