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…


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…

Patricia Call

Meet School Nurse Patricia Call

By: Catherine Johnson Not until a college anatomy class at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro had Patricia Call ever considered becoming a nurse. As a child Call dreamed of being a teacher, but once her interest was sparked nursing became her lifelong passion. Recalling her early training and picking a focus within nursing,…