Guilford County Child Fatality Prevention and Community Child Protection Team Annual Update May 2015

Did you know Guilford County has an interdisciplinary team of community representatives dedicated to the prevention of child deaths, injuries and child abuse and neglect? For over 20 years, the Guilford County Child Fatality Prevention and Community Child Protection Team has worked diligently to reduce the number of children dying from preventable causes and to…

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Division of Public Health Department Offers Saturday Kindergarten Immunization Clinic (Health Event) – June 6th

Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services (GCDHHS), Division of Public Health has scheduled a special Kindergarten vaccination clinic Saturday, June 6, 2015 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at 1100 E. Wendover Avenue in Greensboro and 501 E. Green Drive in High Point.  An appointment is required and can be made by calling…

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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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