Health Observances

  • JANUARY - National Oatmeal Month, National Soup Month
  • FEBRUARY - American Heart Month, National Children’s Dental Month
  • MARCH - National Nutrition Month, National Peanut Month
  • APRIL - National Youth Sports Safety Month
  • MAY - National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, National Salad Month, National Egg Month
  • JUNE - National Dairy Month, National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month
  • JULY - National Blueberry Month
  • AUGUST - National Immunization Awareness Month, Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month
  • SEPT. - Whole Grains Month, Fruit & Veggies-More Matter Month, National Potato & Rice Month
  • OCTOBER - Healthy Lung Month, National Pasta Month
  • NOVEMBER - Children Safety & Protection Month
  • DECEMBER - Safe Toys and Gifts Month

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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