North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

Jones County Health Department Now Offering High Blood Pressure and Diabetes Services

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department Offering Free Car Seat Safety Checks

Certified technicians will check car seats and teach car safety Saturday, Sept. 23.

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Boil Water Advisory Declared for Areas in NCHD

Areas in Macon-Bibb and Washington Counties have been placed under boil water advisories. Read More »

GEMA Asks All Residents to Report Storm Damage

GEMA has created an online form where residents can self report any damage caused by Hurricane Irma. Read More »

North Central Health District Encourages Safe Food Donations for Evacuees

NCHD strongly encourages residents to follow proper channels of donation when providing food and comfort items to Hurricane Irma evacuees. Read More »

Registration For Local Nurse Volunteers

We’re looking for local nurses to help out at each of the shelters for Hurricane Irma evacuees. Read More »

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 »