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News from North Central Health District:

HOPE Center Services Limited Friday, Feb. 7

HOPE Center will be opened with limited services Friday, Feb. 7, due to repair/construction work at the facility.  Read More »

Update: Georgia College Norovirus Investigation

North Central Health District and the Georgia Department of Public Health are working with Georgia College Student Health Services to investigate an outbreak of gastrointestinal illnesses among students during February 2019. Read More »

Protect Your Health During American Heart Month

Public Health Encourages Everyone to Fight Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Read More »

February 2019 Board of Health Meetings

NCHD will host three county Boards of Health meetings in February.  Read More »

Monroe County Health Department Change in Operating Hours

Effective Monday, Feb. 4, 2019, Monroe County Health Department’s operating hours will update to include extended hours on Tuesdays.  Read More »

NCHD Office Closed Monday, Jan. 21, for MLK Day

North Central Health District, its 13 county health departments and all other NCHD locations will be closed for the holiday on Jan. 21.  Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department to Offer Vaccine Clinic in Allentown

Wilkinson County Health Department will offer a vaccine clinic Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Read More »

Baldwin County Health Department Receives Land to Begin Constructing New Facility

At the end of December, Governor Nathan Deal approved the transfer of land from the Department of Juvenile Justice to the Baldwin County Commission for a health department facility. The 5.7 acres adjoining the Bill E. Ireland Youth Detention Center will be used in the construction of an updated facility for Baldwin County Health Department. Read More »

Hancock County Health Department Encourages Residents to Fight Against Cervical Cancer

In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, Hancock County Health Department and Hancock Health Improvement Partnership will give a presentation on cervical cancer Jan. 11, 4 p.m. at Hancock County Library, 8794 East Broad Street in Sparta. Read More »

January 2019 Board of Health Meetings

NCHD will host four county Boards of Health meetings in January.  Read More »

NCHD Offices Closed Tuesday, Jan. 1

North Central Health District, its 13 county health departments and all other NCHD locations will be closed for the holiday on Jan. 1. Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department Change in Operating Hours

Effective Monday, January 7, 2017, Wilkinson County Health Department’s will update. Read More »

Nurse-Family Partnership Helps First-Time Houston County Mothers Succeed

Each year, 380,000 babies are born to first-time mothers living in poverty. Lack of income, insurance and other resources can lead to insufficient prenatal and perinatal care, which can have negative effects on the child’s birth, growth and development. Read More »