North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

North Central Health District Hosting WIC Farmer’s Markets

MACON – NCHD is hosting farmer’s markets at each of the 13 county health departments and the Felton Homes WIC office. Read More »

Reading Corner Piloted at Macon DFACS WIC Office

Georgia’s Talk with me Baby (TWMB) aims to encourage parents to talk to their children. Read More »

Update: Hospitalizations and Deaths Possibly Tied To Street Drugs Being Sold In Georgia

ATLANTA – The investigation into presumed opioid overdoses in Central and South Georgia is ongoing. Information continues to be fluid. Read More »

Hospitalizations and Deaths Possibly Tied To Street Drugs Being Sold In Georgia

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has become aware of a dangerous, potentially lethal substance contained in street drugs surfacing in central and South Georgia. Read More »

NCHD designated Health Champion by the American Diabetes Association®

The adoption of healthy policies has been honored by the ADA. Read More »

NCHD Reminds Women to Get Screened for Breast Cancer in Honor of Mother’s Day

Think of all the women in your life: mothers, grandmothers, aunts, sisters, daughters and friends. Read More »

Macon-Bibb Teen Center Hosting Community Block Party

Winner of the Teen Center logo design contest to be announced at this free event for the community. Read More »

NCHD Encourages Residents to Prepare for Hurricane Season

May 7 – 13 is Hurricane Preparedness Week and a perfect time to prepare. Read More »

Immunization is a shared responsibility

National Infant Immunization Week is April 22 – April 29, 2017.
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Putnam Board of Health Meeting Rescheduled

The Putnam County Board of Health meet scheduled for earlier this month has been moved to April 26, 1 p.m. Read More »

Safe Ink – Safe Tattoos, Dangerous Tattoos and the Law

How familiar are you with laws, rules and regulations surrounding body art and the people operate outside these rules? Read More »

North Central Health District Hosting Free Career and Information Fair

NCHD works with local businesses to host career fair Feb. 16. Read More »

Georgia Health Officials Warn of Potential Phone Scam

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is receiving complaints from residents of Georgia and residents of other states about suspicious phone calls.

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