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Nurse-Family Partnership Helps First-Time Houston County Mothers Succeed

Each year, 380,000 babies are born to first-time mothers living in poverty. Lack of income, insurance and other resources can lead to insufficient prenatal and perinatal care, which can have negative effects on the child’s birth, growth and development. Read More »

Be a Flu Fighter: DPH Encourages Yearly Flu Shot

National Influenza Week is December 2-8, 2018 Read More »

Commemorate World AIDS Day By Learning Your Status

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, a global health observation that offers an opportunity for people to show support for those living with HIV/AIDS and to remember those who fought against the disease. Read More »

NCHD Receives CDC REACH Grant to Continue Work in Hancock County

Funding Works to Decrease Health Disparities by Creating New Public Health Jobs and Increasing Community Involvement

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NCHD Partners with Mercer University School of Medicine to Establish Academic Health Department

Partnership Will Focus on Maternal Health Issues Across District Read More »

Vaccination is the Best Protection Against the Flu

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Coalition of Georgia (PHIC) encourage all parents to fully vaccinate their children, ages six months and older, each year against influenza (flu). Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Health Department Challenges Students to Walk to School

Macon-Bibb County Health Department encourages all elementary schools in Macon-Bibb County to participate in Walk to School Day on Oct. 24. Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Health Department Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Free Exams

Macon-Bibb County Health Department is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness month by offering free clinical breast exams every Friday in October. Read More »

Celebrate National Seat Check Saturday with Free Resources

Macon-Bibb County Health Department is teaming up with the Law Firm of Westmoreland, Paterson, Moseley & Hinson to celebrate National Car Seat Check Saturday. Read More »

Dr. Renee Haynes Named District Health Director for North Central Health District

NCHD recently welcomed Dr. Renee Haynes to the position of District Health Director. Read More »

Flu Shots Now Available at County Health Departments

NCHD’s county health departments are now offering annual flu vaccines to residents of central Georgia. Read More »

Jones County Health Department Wants to Help Students Fight the Flu

School-Based Flu Clinic Provides Immunizations to Students

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NCHD Urges Residents to protect against Crypto

Cases of Cryptosporidium Continue to Rise Read More »