“Safety Makes Cents” Award Nominations Now Being Accepted (Health Information)

The Guilford County Child Fatality Prevention/ Community Protection Teams (CFPT/CCPT) are seeking nominees for its “Safety Makes Cents” award, a $1000 citation for outstanding work in the field of childhood injury prevention. Interested groups or agencies whose injury prevention efforts have proven to reduce childhood fatalities are invited to apply. An application form is required…

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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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Know Someone Who Needs Help Purchasing Their Prescription Medicines? (Health Information)

Did you know that the Public Health Division of the Department of Health and Human Services administers a program that helps County residents with this issue? The Medication Assistance Program (MAP) is a grant-funded program that works closely with an individual’s health care provider and drug companies to provide free or low-cost medicines to residents…

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Sandhills Center and Guilford County Public Health launch (Health Information)

 WHAT: Guilford County residents will now have easier access to help and information on behavioral health conditions such as depression, bipolar disorder, eating disorders, PTSD, and substance use disorders. Please join us for a news conference and ceremonial launch of Access2Care – or www.SandhillsCenterAccess2Care.org, an evidence-based online self-screening tool and kiosk to help people who…

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