Free Walk-in Blood Pressure (BP) Checks Now Available! (Health Information)

High blood pressure has been called the “Silent Killer”.  Many people with high blood pressure have no symptoms at all, and regular blood pressure monitoring is essential to help you know your readings.  To help local residents know and monitor their own blood pressure, Guilford County Health Department will begin offering free blood pressure checks…

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Spring Gardening Tips

By: Hanna Smith – Horticulture Agent, Guilford County Cooperative Extension For many, March signals the beginning of the spring season and with that “spring fever” is the motivation to get outside and begin gardening. Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just beginning to try your hand at gardening, these timely tips will help set you…

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TR Ropes Specialty Block Course (2 Week) @ GTCC (June 2017)

  Title:   TR Ropes Block Course     FIP Number:   FIP – 5800     Description:   This Technical Rescuer (TR) Ropes block course will present the Technical Rescuer with the knowledge, skills, and abilities to satisfy the requirements of Chapter 6 (Ropes) of NFPA 1006: Standard for Technical Rescue Professional Qualifications. This…

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Traffic Incident Management – TIMS @ Sta. 45 & 16 (Feb-March 2017)

  Title:   Traffic Incident Management – TIMS     FIP Number:   FIP – 7000     Description:   This course is designed to establish the foundation for and promote consistent training of all responders to achieve the three objectives of the Traffic Incident Management (TIM) National Unified Goal: responder safety; safety, quick clearance…

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