North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

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

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

Oct. 15 Macon-Bibb Board of Health Meeting Cancelled

The Macon-Bibb County Board of Health Meeting scheduled for Monday, Oct. 15, has been cancelled.  Read More »

NCHD Locations Closed in Response to Hurricane Michael

All NCHD locations across the district will close Wed., Oct. 10 at 2 p.m. and remain closed through Thursday.  Read More »

NCHD Counties Under Tropical Storm Warning

All 13 NCHD Counties are under a Tropical Storm Warning issued by the National Weather Service as Hurricane Michael approaches. 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 »

NCHD Locations Closed Monday, Oct. 8, for Columbus Day

North Central Health District, its 13 county health departments and all other NCHD locations will be closed for the holiday. Read More »

Hancock Co. Health Department Temporarily Closed

The health department in Hancock County will be temporarily closed beginning Wednesday, Oct. 3.  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 »

Wilkinson Board of Health Meeting Cancelled

The Wilkinson County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Monday, September 24, has been cancelled. An updated date and time will be posted once the meeting has been rescheduled. See a full list of upcoming events on our Events Calendar.

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 »