Guilford County Wins A 2016 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award! (Health Information)

Guilford County has won a 2016 Achievement Award in the category of Health for their “Food Desert Storm: A Community-Based Approach to Improve Health Outcomes in Food Deserts”. The idea for Food Desert Storm program initially came from Guilford County Commissioner Ray Trapp. The program was created by the Guilford County Department of Health and…

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Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health’s CenteringPregnancy® programs have been granted Continuing Approval by the Centering Healthcare Institute™ (Health Information)

The Centering Healthcare Institute of Boston, Massachusetts has granted Continuing National Site Approval for the Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services (GCDHHS), Division of Public Health’s CenteringPregnancy® prenatal care. The Centering Healthcare Institute™ evaluated the Greensboro and High Point sites separately for fidelity to the Centering model and the outlook for continued sustainability.…

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Citizen Input Requested for Setting Health Priorities from the 2016 Guilford County Community Health Assessment Data (Health Information)

Every three years, Public Health and local hospitals complete an assessment of the community’s health. This spring, Public Health staff and community volunteers conducted door-to-door surveys with over 400 community residents. Now, the Guilford County Department of Health & Human Services, Public Health Division and community partners are hosting another community meeting to share survey…

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Citizen Input Requested for Setting Health Priorities from the 2016 Guilford County Community Health Assessment Data (Health Information)

Every three years, Public Health and local hospitals complete an assessment of the community’s health. This spring, Public Health staff and community volunteers conducted door-to-door surveys with over 400 community residents.   Now, the Guilford County Department of Health & Human Services, Public Health Division and community partners are hosting two community meetings to share…

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