The Board of Commissioners’ Wellness Sub-Committee will meet Friday, August 26, 2016 at 10:00am in the J. Harry Weatherly Conference Room, located on the second floor of the Old County Courthouse, 301 West Market Street, Greensboro, North Carolina. The purpose of the meeting is to receive information regarding potential expansion of County employee wellness programs;…Details
The Guilford County Industrial Facilities & Pollution Control Financing Authority’s regular meeting scheduled for 4:00PM on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 has been canceled due to a lack of new business for the agenda. The next regular meeting of the Authority is scheduled for Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 4:00PM.
George Brumback, Chairman
The Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health is alerting residents that a raccoon found on East Market Street in Greensboro tested positive for the rabies virus on August 16, 2016. There was one human exposure. This is the twelfth confirmed case of animal rabies in 2016. North Carolina law…Details
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…Details
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…Details
Guilford County Schools has a new superintendent! The Board of Education approved Sharon L. Contreras’ appointment at a meeting on Tuesday, June 28. Before the vote, Contreras spent the afternoon meeting with parents, staff and community members. She shared personal stories of having to advocate for herself to be identified as academically gifted, and about…Details