North Central Health District

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Georgia Cancer Registry

The Georgia Comprehensive Cancer Registry (GCCR) is a statewide population-based cancer registry collecting all cancer cases diagnosed among Georgia residents since January 1, 1995. This information furthers our understanding of cancer and is used to develop strategies and policies for prevention, control, and treatment. The availability of this data at the state level allows health… Read More

Health Check

Health Check in Georgia is a preventive health program that has 21 screening sequences, providing services such as assessment and screening for vision and hearing, a comprehensive physical examination, nutrition, developmental screening, TB, lead, and much more. Health Check also provides comprehensive health and physical examinations for foster care children, including appropriate immunizations. It has… Read More

Health Promotion

The mission of the Health Promotion program is to assist in developing, organizing and implementing community-based health promotion/risk reduction programs. Health promotion contributes to the health of the community by enabling individuals and groups to gain greater control over the determinants of health, prevent unnecessary death, disability, and disease, and increase the span of healthy… Read More

Health Assessments

The District Epidemiology Program focuses on systematically collecting, analyzing, interpreting, and disseminating data on chronic diseases, injuries, and environmental exposures among Georgians. Information from the section is used to design control and prevention measures, to evaluate the effectiveness of public health interventions, and to improve services to populations at greatest risk. Data Requests:  The district… Read More

Vital Records

There are 159 counties in Georgia. Each county has a vital records registrar and vital records custodian appointed by the state registrar. Depending upon the county, the vital records registrar or custodian may be located at the county health department or in the office of the probate judge.  The Macon-Bibb County Health Department and the… Read More