Public Health Department Has School Vaccinations Appointments Available! (Health Information)

Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division is reminding parents that deadline for all school aged children to have their required school immunizations is quickly approaching (Guilford County Schools deadline to have proof of immunizations into the school is September 26, 2017). Appointments are available for all children from 8:15 a.m.…

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Job Offering: Northeast Guilford Fire Department

NORTHEAST GUILFORD VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT INC 7806 Jackson School Road ~ Brown Summit, NC 27214 Phone (336) 656-7292 ~ Fax (336) 656-5326 ~ Email fdne32@bellsouth.net Notice of Job Openings — Career Firefighter/Driver The Northeast Guilford Fire Department is accepting applications for a career firefighter/driver positions. Applications must be picked up at Station 32, Monday through…

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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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Animal Services Memorial Day Schedule

The Guilford County Animal Shelter will be closed on Monday, May 29th for Memorial Day.  Aside from the holiday, the shelter will operate on its regular business hours this weekend and next week. Animal Control will also be closed on Memorial Day.  An officer will be available to respond to emergent animal issues that arise…

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A Local 2016 National Association of Counties (NACo) Achievement Award Presentation (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 Raymond Trapp. The program was created by the Guilford County Department of Health and…

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Summer Tick and Mosquito Prevention (Health Information)

In North Carolina, mosquito-and tick-borne diseases are most commonly acquired from June to September. The Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Division is advising residents to “Tip and Toss” to help eliminate mosquito breeding areas and take preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of mosquito and tick bites. Tick- and mosquito-borne…

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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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Free Community Fitness Day on Saturday, April 30, 2016 (Health Information)

Free fitness demonstrations are coming your way! The Guilford County Department of Public Health along with the Greensboro Coliseum, The Clubs of Greensboro, and the Greensboro YMCA is sponsoring a Community Fitness Day at the Public Health/Social Services building located at 1203 Maple Street, Greensboro on Saturday, April 30, 2016.  This is a free event,…

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