Benbow Nature Preserve is Now Open!

Guilford County was excited to host the Grand Opening of the Benbow Nature Preserve this past Saturday, April 11th.  A Ribbon-cutting ceremony officially kicked-off the public use of this property, which features trails and an orchard with native fruit and nut trees, all in an urban setting. This Preserve now serves several functions to the…

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Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services, Division of Public Health’s CenteringPregnancy® program is Granted Approval by the Centering Healthcare Institute™ (Health Information)

The Centering Healthcare Institute of Boston, Massachusetts has granted National Site Approval for the Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services (GCDHHS), Division of Public Health’s CenteringPregnancy® prenatal care program.  The Centering Healthcare Institute™ visited each Public Health site (the Greensboro and the High Point maternity clinics) and evaluated each site separately for fidelity…

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Nutrition and Wellness in Guilford County

Making healthy choices isn’t always easy in today’s society. That’s why Cooperative Extension nutrition educators are here to help! They work to sort fact from fiction and help change personal habits, all to improve the health of Guilford County residents. Educators work with schools, communities, families and individuals to encourage people to take responsibility for wellness, healthful eating…

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Safe Sleep Awareness Campaign

During 2013-2014, seven infants died due to unsafe sleeping practices in Guilford County. The deaths were due to co-sleeping with adults, sleeping on a sofa or being placed on their stomachs for sleep. To prevent deaths due to unsafe sleeping practices, Guilford County Child Fatality Prevention Team (CFPT) and Safe Kids Guilford County have partnered…

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