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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Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health Selected to Participate in a Nationwide Program (Health Information)

The Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services (GCDHHS) is among a small number of counties nationwide selected to participate in the program: Geographic Information Systems (GIS) Training for Surveillance of Heart Disease, Stroke and Other Chronic Diseases. The GIS Surveillance project is funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and is designed…

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Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Children’s Dental Clinic Receives Donation (Health Information)

The Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health would like to thank Mr. and Mrs. Jeff Chandler for their kind donation of $2,500 to be used in our Chandler Dental Clinic.  Mr. Chandler’s father, Dr. John E. Chandler donated his practice to Guilford County upon his retirement in 2008. The…

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