North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

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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North Central Health District Adds Hypertension and Diabetes Services

NCHD promotes heart health by adding hypertension and diabetes service to select clinics.

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NCHD Works with Greater Than AIDS to Host HIV/AIDS Information and Outreach Session

On Feb. 7, National Black HIV/AIDS Day, NCHD will be teaming up with Greater Than AIDS to host an information and outreach session to help combat the disease here in Macon. Read More »

Georgia Counties Share Car Seat Mini-Grant

ATLANTA – The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH), Injury Prevention Program is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the Child Passenger Safety Mini Grant, which includes 10 counties within North Central Health District. Read More »

Winter Weather Approaches Central Georgia

The National Weather Service has predicted that winter weather is on its way to our area. Forecasters are showing an increasing likelihood of wintry precipitation, mainly snow, across North and Central Georgia Friday evening into Saturday.

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Macon-Bibb Prepares Cold Weather Shelters

The Macon-Bibb County EMA is partnering with the Salvation Army of Central Georgia to provide a warming center for anyone in need of a place to escape from low temperatures.

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Smoke From Wildfires Spreads in Georgia

ATLANTA – Shifting winds are pushing smoke from several fires burning in North Georgia and parts of Tennessee into the state, including the metro Atlanta area. The Georgia Department of Public Health is urging people, especially individuals with chronic heart and lung diseases, to protect themselves from smoke from wildfires.

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American Red Cross Recognizes NCHD Nurses

NCHD nurses are being recognized by the American Red Cross for our well-coordinated response to Hurricane Matthew. Read More »

Flu vaccines are here!

Avoid catching the flu with one quick flu shot!
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