North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

NCHD Urges Residents to protect against Crypto

Cases of Cryptosporidium Continue to Rise Read More »

Georgians Urged to Protect Themselves from Mosquito Bites

West Nile Virus Infections Increase in Georgia Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Health Department Promotes Healthy Eating Habits

Children Learn the Importance of Nutrition Through 5 a Day Challenge Read More »

Protect Your Family by Getting Immunized

The month of August is about bringing awareness to immunizations, and North Central Health District (NCHD) wants all district residents to think ahead and get the required school vaccinations.

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Hancock Health Improvement Partnership Receives Second Round of Funding from Healthcare Georgia Foundation

Hancock Health Improvement Partnership (HHIP) has received a second round of funding from Healthcare Georgia Foundation (Foundation) through The Two Georgias Initiative. Read More »

NCHD Encourages Vaccination Against Hepatitis A

Amid the rising number of hepatitis A cases occurring across the country, the epidemiology program of North Central Health District (NCHD) encourages everyone to protect themselves against the virus through immunization. Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Board of Health July Meeting Cancelled

The Macon-Bibb County Board of Health meeting scheduled for Monday, July 16th has been cancelled. Read More »

Health Department Celebrates Summer with “Party @ Peavy” for Teens

Houston County Health Department, in partnership with North Central Health District and Macon-Bibb County Health Department, will host a free community event for teens age 12-17 that will teach attendees about sexual health, nutrition and exercise, immunizations and a variety of health topics. Read More »

Irwinton Under Boil Water Advisory

The city of Irwinton is currently under a boil water advisory following a water main break.  Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department Hosting Back to School Bash

Wilkinson County Health Department invites students and their families to attend this year’s Back to School Bash July 18, 9 a.m.–2 p.m. at the health department at 123 High Hill Street in Irwinton. Read More »

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 »