Guilford County’s Family Justice Center Offers Camp HOPE

For the first time, the Guilford County Family Justice Center will host Camp HOPE, a national evidenced-based camping and mentoring program for children impacted by violence and abuse. Camp HOPE’s vision is to break the generational outcomes of domestic violence through team building, values-based programming, and high adventure, challenge-by-choice activities. Approximately 36 youth are expected…

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Guilford County Announces Seventh Annual Citizens’ Academy

Guilford County announces the seventh annual Citizens’ Academy, sponsored by the County Board of Commissioners, in cooperation with the County Clerk’s Office and County Administration. The Citizens’ Academy is an eight-week course designed to involve diverse communities including: students, teachers, doctors, business professionals, homemakers, etc., who partner together in learning about the operation of their…

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Public Health Department Promotes School Vaccinations; Offers Special Clinics (Health Information)

Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division is reminding parents of the importance of vaccinations for all their children, especially for school entry in August. “Our state requires certain vaccinations for school entry, including college,” states Vonda Pabon, RN, Nurse Manager. “Since serious illness and disease can strike any child, at…

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Two Child Drownings and Two Near-Drownings in the Past Three Weeks, Water Safety Precautions (Health Information)

The Guilford County Child Fatality Prevention Team joins two families mourning their losses. Two children, ages 3 and 15 years old, have drowned in swimming pools since June 26th. Additionally, there have been two near-drownings (non-fatal drownings) in swimming pools involving a 2-year-old and a 3-year-old in separate incidents. Drowning is the leading cause of…

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Family Support Network of Central Carolina Wins the 2017 “Safety Makes Cents” Award (Health Information)

Family Support Network of Central Carolina Wins the 2017 “Safety Makes Cents” Award The Guilford County Child Fatality Prevention Team/Community Child Protection Team (CFPT/CCPT) presented its 15th annual “Safety Makes Cents” award to Family Support Network of Central Carolina at the team’s June 15th meeting. The Family Support Network of Central Carolina (FSN) believes that…

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