North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

County Health Departments Close to Assist in Hurricane Irma Sheltering

NCHD will close the 13 county health departments at immediately for staff to assist in evacuation and sheltering activities. Read More »

Guidelines for Good Samaritan Shelters

Do you plan on helping out during Hurricane Irma? Read More »

Plan for Emergencies during National Preparedness Month

Disasters don’t plan ahead but you can. Read More »

Flu Vaccines Now Available at All NCHD County Health Departments

NCHD encourages all residents to visit their local county health department to get their annual flu shot. Read More »

Georgia Department of Public Health Encourages “Eclipse Glasses” for 2017 Total Eclipse

On Monday, Aug. 21, Georgia will be among 14 states to experience a total eclipse of the sun. Read More »

Houston County Health Department Now Offering CPR Classes

Starting this month, Houston County Health Department is offering classes covering community CPR and CPR for the medical professional. Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Health Department to Host Pedestrian Safety Summit

Macon-Bibb County Health Department (MBCHD) is working with Vision Zero and the Macon-Bibb County Pedestrian Safety Review Board to offer the second Pedestrian Safety Summit to the public.  Read More »

Vaccines Protect Families, Teens and Children by Preventing Disease

MACON – August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM) and The Georgia Department of Public Health reminds Georgians to stay up-to-date and get a head start on vaccinations required for school age children. Read More »

Microblading, Public Health and the Law

Microblading is a trend that is increasing in popularity with people looking to modify their appearance. Read More »

NCHD Selected to Receive Healthcare Georgia Foundation Grant

North Central Health District (NCHD), on behalf of Hancock County, has been chosen by Healthcare Georgia Foundation as one of 11 statewide community health partnerships to receive a grant of $70,500 as part of Phase I of The Two Georgias Initiative. Read More »

Mosquito Pools Test Positive for West Nile Virus

Partners in Houston County notified North Central Health District (NCHD) that tests have positively identified West Nile Virus in mosquito pools collected to test the insects for diseases. Read More »

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 »