North Central Health District


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Macon-Bibb County Health Department Offers Schools up to $500 Prize on Walk to School Day

Elementary schools encouraged to join Walk to School Day on Oct. 4. Read More »

Jones County Health Department Now Offering High Blood Pressure and Diabetes Services

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department Offering Free Car Seat Safety Checks

Certified technicians will check car seats and teach car safety Saturday, Sept. 23.

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North Central Health District Encourages Safe Food Donations for Evacuees

NCHD strongly encourages residents to follow proper channels of donation when providing food and comfort items to Hurricane Irma evacuees. Read More »

Registration For Local Nurse Volunteers

We’re looking for local nurses to help out at each of the shelters for Hurricane Irma evacuees. Read More »

County Health Departments Close to Assist in Hurricane Irma Sheltering

NCHD will close the 13 county health departments at immediately for staff to assist in evacuation and sheltering activities. Read More »

Flu Vaccines Now Available at All NCHD County Health Departments

NCHD encourages all residents to visit their local county health department to get their annual flu shot. Read More »

Georgia Department of Public Health Encourages “Eclipse Glasses” for 2017 Total Eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, Georgia will be among 14 states to experience a total eclipse of the sun. Read More »

Houston County Health Department Now Offering CPR Classes

Starting this month, Houston County Health Department is offering classes covering community CPR and CPR for the medical professional. Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Health Department to Host Pedestrian Safety Summit

Macon-Bibb County Health Department (MBCHD) is working with Vision Zero and the Macon-Bibb County Pedestrian Safety Review Board to offer the second Pedestrian Safety Summit to the public.  Read More »

Vaccines Protect Families, Teens and Children by Preventing Disease

MACON – August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and The Georgia Department of Public Health reminds Georgians to stay up-to-date and get a head start on vaccinations required for school age children. Read More »

Microblading, Public Health and the Law

Microblading is a trend that is increasing in popularity with people looking to modify their appearance. Read More »

NCHD Selected to Receive Healthcare Georgia Foundation Grant

North Central Health District (NCHD), on behalf of Hancock County, has been chosen by Healthcare Georgia Foundation as one of 11 statewide community health partnerships to receive a grant of $70,500 as part of Phase I of The Two Georgias Initiative. Read More »