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North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

Macon-Bibb County Teen Health Center Helps Students With Decision Making Through Teen Maze

Macon-Bibb County Health Department’s Teen Health Center is offering students a safe environment to experience decisions they may encounter in their lives by hosting its first Teen Maze. Read More »

Houston County Health Department Offering Flu Clinics

Houston County Health Department and the Houston County Board of Education are teaming up to offer four flu shot clinics at schools across the county. Read More »

Free Flu Shots at NCHD Health Departments While Supplies Last

In an effort help fight against the current hard-hitting flu season, flu shots will be free to uninsured clients in all 13 North Central Health District (NCHD) health departments while supplies last. Read More »

Widespread Flu in Georgia

ATLANTA – If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, do not wait any longer! Flu is widespread in Georgia, and more than three hundred individuals have been hospitalized with flu-related illness. Read More »

NCHD Counties Awarded Car Seat Mini Grant

Multiple counties within North Central Health District (NCHD) were awarded the 2018 Car Seat Mini Grant by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Injury Prevention Program. Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department Invites All County Residents to Attend Grand Re-Opening

Wilkinson County Health Department will unveil its renovated facility during an open house Dec. 12, 2 – 5 p.m., at 123 High Hill St. in Irwinton. Read More »

Georgia WIC Program Public Comment

The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will hold its annual public comment period from Dec. 1 – Dec. 31, 2017.  Read More »

NCHD County Health Departments Receive National Accreditation Through the PHAB

PHAB-Accredited Health Departments Demonstrate Capacity to Serve Their Communities Well Read More »

North Central Health District County Health Departments Offer Free HIV Tests for World AIDS Day

Know Your Status by Getting Tested and Protecting Yourself  Read More »

NCHD Health Departments Now Accepting Blue Cross and Blue Shield for All Clinical Services

New Agreement Allows Clients Additional Payment Option Read More »

Board of Health Meetings Rescheduled

Houston, Twiggs and Washington County Board of Health meetings have been rescheduled. Read More »

Macon-Bibb Drive Thru Flu Clinic

Macon-Bibb County Health Department Hosting Drive-Thru Flu Clinic Nov. 9

Macon-Bibb County Health Department is encouraging all residents who have not received an annual flu shot to attend the drive-thru flu clinic Nov. 9, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 171 Emery Hwy. Read More »

NCHD Celebrates National DIS Recognition Day

Annual Recognition Day Honors this Unique Public Health Workforce Read More »