Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health’s CenteringPregnancy® program is Granted Approval by the Centering Healthcare Institute™ (Health Information)

The Centering Healthcare Institute of Boston, Massachusetts has granted National Site Approval for the Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services (GCDHHS), Division of Public Health’s CenteringPregnancy® prenatal care program.  The Centering Healthcare Institute™ visited each Public Health site (the Greensboro and the High Point maternity clinics) and evaluated each site separately for fidelity…

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Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign

During 2013-2014, seven infants died due to unsafe sleeping practices in Guilford County. The deaths were due to co-sleeping with adults, sleeping on a sofa or being placed on their stomachs for sleep. To prevent deaths due to unsafe sleeping practices, Guilford County Child Fatality Prevention Team (CFPT) and Safe Kids Guilford County have partnered…

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Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Receives $99,987 National Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) Grant

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced that USDA has awarded $31.5 million in funding to local, state, and national organizations to support programs that help participants in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) increase their purchase of fruits and vegetables. Recognizing that all Americans fall well short of the servings of fruits and vegetables recommended…

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Delta Dental Delivers Grant to Improve Oral Health of Underserved Children in Guilford County

Delta Dental is serving North Carolina children through improved access to oral health care. Underserved Guilford County children will soon receive additional dental care, with the help of a $5,000 grant from Delta Dental of North Carolina. On behalf of the Delta Dental Foundation, Delta Dental of North Carolina CEO Curt Ladig presented a $5,000…

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Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division Project Chosen for NCSOPHE Presentation (Health Information)

The North Carolina Society for Public Health Education (NCSOPHE) has chosen the Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division’s Mobile Market Project for presentation at their Midyear Meeting on April 10, 2015 in Statesville, NC.  Janet Mayer and Alexander Lewis, both Health Educators will present “Let’s Go Mobile – The Mobile…

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