North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

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 »

Macon-Bibb County Board of Health Meeting Cancelled

The Board of Health for Macon-Bibb County has cancelled the public meeting scheduled for Mar. 19, 5:30 p.m.  Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Board of Health Building Committee Meeting

The Macon-Bibb County Board of Health invites the community to attend this public meeting with the building committee. Read More »

Parents, It’s Time to Vaccinate Your Preteen

Georgia Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week Encourages Parents to Protect Children Read More »

Georgia Department of Public Health Babies Can’t Wait Program Seeks Public Comment

Public Comment Period Until May 2, 2018 

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DPH’s Maternal and Child Health Section Title V Program Seeks Public Comment

The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH), Maternal and Child Health, Title V Program invites interested persons to participate in a 45-day public comment period for updates to the Federal Fiscal Year (FFY) 2019 Annual State Application Guidance. Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Teen Health Center Helps Students With Decision Making Through Teen Maze

Macon-Bibb County Health Department’s Teen Health Center is offering students a safe environment to experience decisions they may encounter in their lives by hosting its first Teen Maze. Read More »

Houston County Health Department Offering Flu Clinics

Houston County Health Department and the Houston County Board of Education are teaming up to offer four flu shot clinics at schools across the county. Read More »

Free Flu Shots at NCHD Health Departments While Supplies Last

In an effort help fight against the current hard-hitting flu season, flu shots will be free to uninsured clients in all 13 North Central Health District (NCHD) health departments while supplies last. Read More »

Widespread Flu in Georgia

ATLANTA – If you have not gotten a flu shot yet, do not wait any longer! Flu is widespread in Georgia, and more than three hundred individuals have been hospitalized with flu-related illness. Read More »

NCHD Counties Awarded Car Seat Mini Grant

Multiple counties within North Central Health District (NCHD) were awarded the 2018 Car Seat Mini Grant by the Georgia Department of Public Health, Injury Prevention Program. Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department Invites All County Residents to Attend Grand Re-Opening

Wilkinson County Health Department will unveil its renovated facility during an open house Dec. 12, 2 – 5 p.m., at 123 High Hill St. in Irwinton. Read More »

Georgia WIC Program Public Comment

The Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) will hold its annual public comment period from Dec. 1 – Dec. 31, 2017.  Read More »