North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

Twiggs Co. Board of Health to Hold Called Meeting June 19

The Twiggs County Board of Health will convene a called meeting June 19 to vote on the budget. The community is invited to attend this open, public meeting. Read More »

HOPE Center and Health Departments Offer Free HIV Testing on National HIV Testing Day

Each year, June 27 is recognized as National HIV Testing Day. Read More »

North Central Health District Hosting WIC Farmer’s Markets

NCHD is hosting its annual farmer’s markets for participants of the Women, Infants and Children (WIC) nutrition program at each of the 13 county health departments and the Felton Homes WIC Office in Macon. Read More »

Free Resource Fair For Special Needs Children in Macon on July 14

NCHD’s Children’s Medical Services will host its first Equipment and Therapy Connection Fair for children with special needs Saturday, July 14, 8 a.m.–1 p.m. at Central City Church in Macon. Read More »

June is National Healthy Homes Month

Health Department Aims to Raise Awareness About Household Hazards Read More »

Peach County Youth Summit Helps Teens Stay Healthy and Safe

Information and Discussion Sessions Will Teach Teens to Protect Themselves Read More »

Macon-Bibb Teen Summit Empowers Teens to Protect Their Health

Workshops Will Teach Teens to Address and Avoid Risky Behavior Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department Hosting Community Health Fair May 30

Wilkinson County Health Department will host a free health fair open to the public Wednesday, May 30, at the health department at 123 High Hill Street in Irwinton. Read More »

NCHD Offices Closed Wednesday, May 2

Our offices will be closed Wednesday, May 2, for our district’s annual employee wellness day. Read More »

E. coli Illness in Georgia Linked to Multi-state Outbreak

 Infections Tied to Romaine Lettuce from Arizona Read More »

Immunization Gives you the Power to Protect Your Child

National Infant Immunization Week is Recognized April 21 – 28, 2018 Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department to Offer Free Lead Testing for County Children

Lead testing to be offered at three convenient locations across Wilkinson County. Read More »

Know the Health Impacts of Sexually Transmitted Diseases During STD Awareness Month

Know Your Status. Get Tested.

Nearly 20 million new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) occur in the United States every year Read More »