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Vaccination is the Best Protection Against the Flu

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and the Pediatric Healthcare Improvement Coalition of Georgia (PHIC) encourage all parents to fully vaccinate their children, ages six months and older, each year against influenza (flu). Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Health Department Challenges Students to Walk to School

Macon-Bibb County Health Department encourages all elementary schools in Macon-Bibb County to participate in Walk to School Day on Oct. 24. Read More »

Macon-Bibb County Health Department Celebrates Breast Cancer Awareness Month with Free Exams

Macon-Bibb County Health Department is celebrating Breast Cancer Awareness month by offering free clinical breast exams every Friday in October. Read More »

Celebrate National Seat Check Saturday with Free Resources

Macon-Bibb County Health Department is teaming up with the Law Firm of Westmoreland, Paterson, Moseley & Hinson to celebrate National Car Seat Check Saturday. Read More »

Dr. Renee Haynes Named District Health Director for North Central Health District

NCHD recently welcomed Dr. Renee Haynes to the position of District Health Director. Read More »

Flu Shots Now Available at County Health Departments

NCHD’s county health departments are now offering annual flu vaccines to residents of central Georgia. Read More »

Jones County Health Department Wants to Help Students Fight the Flu

School-Based Flu Clinic Provides Immunizations to Students

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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 »