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Protect Your Family by Getting Immunized

The month of August is about bringing awareness to immunizations, and North Central Health District (NCHD) wants all district residents to think ahead and get the required school vaccinations.

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Hancock Health Improvement Partnership Receives Second Round of Funding from Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Hancock Health Improvement Partnership (HHIP) has received a second round of funding from Healthcare Georgia Foundation (Foundation) through The Two Georgias Initiative. Read More »

NCHD Encourages Vaccination Against Hepatitis A

Amid the rising number of hepatitis A cases occurring across the country, the epidemiology program of North Central Health District (NCHD) encourages everyone to protect themselves against the virus through immunization. Read More »

Health Department Celebrates Summer with “Party @ Peavy” for Teens

Houston County Health Department, in partnership with North Central Health District and Macon-Bibb County Health Department, will host a free community event for teens age 12-17 that will teach attendees about sexual health, nutrition and exercise, immunizations and a variety of health topics. Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department Hosting Back to School Bash

Wilkinson County Health Department invites students and their families to attend this year’s Back to School Bash July 18, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. at the health department at 123 High Hill Street in Irwinton. Read More »

HOPE Center and Health Departments Offer Free HIV Testing on National HIV Testing Day

Each year, June 27 is recognized as National HIV Testing Day. Read More »

North Central Health District Hosting WIC Farmer’s Markets

NCHD is hosting its annual farmer’s markets for participants of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program at each of the 13 county health departments and the Felton Homes WIC Office in Macon. Read More »

Free Resource Fair For Special Needs Children in Macon on July 14

NCHD’s Children’s Medical Services will host its first Equipment and Therapy Connection Fair for children with special needs Saturday, July 14, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. at Central City Church in Macon. Read More »

June is National Healthy Homes Month

Health Department Aims to Raise Awareness About Household Hazards Read More »

Peach County Youth Summit Helps Teens Stay Healthy and Safe

Information and Discussion Sessions Will Teach Teens to Protect Themselves Read More »

Macon-Bibb Teen Summit Empowers Teens to Protect Their Health

Workshops Will Teach Teens to Address and Avoid Risky Behavior Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department Hosting Community Health Fair May 30

Wilkinson County Health Department will host a free health fair open to the public Wednesday, May 30, at the health department at 123 High Hill Street in Irwinton. Read More »

E. coli Illness in Georgia Linked to Multi-state Outbreak

 Infections Tied to Romaine Lettuce from Arizona Read More »