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Forsyth County

Forsyth County Government taking preventive measures on coronavirus

Published by Todd Luck / March 13, 2020

Forsyth County is taking preventative steps to protect the health and safety of employees and the public in respect to the potential spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19). All county departments are open for business with some additional precautions.

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Forsyth County declares COVID-19 state of emergency effective March 13, 2020

Published by Forsyth County Government / March 13, 2020

In conjunction with the President’s and the Governor’s declarations of state of emergency pertaining to the COVID-19 pandemic, Forsyth County, North Carolina, has declared a state of emergency effective March 13, 2020. This emergency declaration allows the county to claim and receive reimbursement for labor, supplies, and materials associated with its COVID-19 response.


Department of Social Services

Changes to the Public Charge Test

Published by Amanda Pruitt / March 12, 2020

Rules regarding the public charge test used by immigration officials to determine if a person is likely to become dependent on the the government for support have changed recently.

Public Health

Forsyth County identifies two presumptive cases of COVID-19

Published by Todd Luck / March 12, 2020

Two Forsyth County residents have tested presumptively positive for novel coronavirus (COVID-19). The two COVID-19 cases are related to travel and not attributed to community spread. Residents are urged to continue to take standard precautions like hand washing and staying home if you're sick.


Emergency Services

Forsyth County Firefighters Association honors local firefighters

Published by Todd Luck / March 12, 2020

Forsyth County Firefighters Association honored several county firefighters during its meeting on March 11.

Department of Social Services

FC DSS Child Support agents among top in the state for February

Published by Todd Luck / March 12, 2020

Four Child Support agents with Forsyth County Department of Social Services were recognized by the NC Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) as being among the top child support lump sum collectors in the state for February 2020

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