By: Karen Neill In an initiative to promote healthy living and lifestyles, the Guilford County center of the NC Cooperative Extension service will be holding its first annual Family First Block Party. As the final event of our Local Foods Week, this effort is designed to give the Guilford County community the opportunity to visit…Details
By: Lorelei Elkins No one is thinking about cold weather just yet, but now is the best time to do a few simple weatherization projects around the house that will reap big benefits on the winter heating bill. Caulk and insulate around plumbing fixtures, vents and pipes where they enter and exit your home. Sealing…Details
By: Catherine Johnson The Guilford County Family Justice Center hosted its first Camp Hope in August. Twenty-eight children ranging in age from 7-11 participated in a week of programming and adventure at Camp Weaver, located just outside of Greensboro. This six day, 5-night camp included traditional camp activities like horseback riding, mountain biking, and ropes…Details
By: Sandy Ellington Guilford County Health Department’s Medical Director, Dr. Laura Bachmann, is the editor of a newly published book, “Sexually Transmitted Infections in HIV-Infected Adults & Special Populations”. This book is a clinical manual for providers of all types caring for HIV-infected individuals. It is meant to be a practical guide to help providers…Details
By: Lorelei Elkins Cabbage in November? Greens all winter? Yes, with a little bit of effort, you can extend the growing season well into the winter. It’s easier than you think! First, let’s talk about saving the crops you already have. You can preserve greens by mulching them well and covering them with a bit…Details
The Guilford County Animal Shelter will be closed Tuesday, August 29th and Wednesday, August 30th for staff training.