Guilford County Urges Residents to Be Aware and Prepare (Health Information)

As peak hurricane season nears, Guilford County Division of Health and County Emergency Management officials are reminding residents that now is the time to plan and prepare for emergencies and disasters. “Natural and man-made emergencies are unpredictable, but residents can take steps now to plan how they will respond when disasters strike,” Alyson Best, Public…

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Guilford County Public Health Receives Multiple Recognitions (Health Information)

Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division staff and programs were recognized with honors at the North Carolina Public Health Association (NCPHA) Fall Educational Conference, which was held September 17 – 18, 2013 in Winston-Salem. Persons and/or programs receiving awards or recognitions were: Staff: Dr. Laura Bachmann Award: 2015 Public Health…

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2015 Food Desert Storm Kick-off Event

Food Desert Storm Flyer 2015 Food Desert Storm Kick-Off Event Warnersville Community Recreation Center 601 Doak Street, Greensboro, NC 27406 September 19, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. The public is invited to a free kick-off event which will focus on the importance of eating healthy foods and maintaining a healthy lifestyle by exercising and…

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Guilford County Department of Public Health Announces Special 7th Grade Vaccine Clinics (Health Information)

Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division would like to remind parents who have a child entering the seventh grade this year that there is a change in the vaccinations required by law for school attendance.   According to North Carolina law, children who are entering the 7th grade in the 2015-2016…

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Mobile Oasis Farmers Market Opens New Site

WHAT: Opening of the Mobile Oasis Farmers Market Cone Health Site  WHEN:  Every Thursday WHERE:  The parking lot at the corner of Wendover Avenue and Church Street in Greensboro; Cone Employee Parking Lot; 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. WHY:  Guilford County has many residents who live in USDA designated food deserts where fresh local produce is not easily…

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