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Macon-Bibb County Health Department to Relocate to Renovated Facility

Macon-Bibb County Health Department (MBCHD), Macon-Bibb County Board of Health and North Central Health District (NCHD) are excited to announce the purchase of the medical facility located at 1600 Forsyth Street, Macon, by the Macon-Bibb Urban Development Authority. Read More »

Keep Your Preteens Safe – Vaccinate Them Today

In an effort to protect every adult and child, North Central Health District is joining the Georgia Department of Public Health in recognizing March 11-15, 2019, as Georgia Preteen Vaccine Awareness Week. Read More »

Protect Your Health During American Heart Month

Public Health Encourages Everyone to Fight Heart Disease

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department to Offer Vaccine Clinic in Allentown

Wilkinson County Health Department will offer a vaccine clinic Wednesday, Jan. 23, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Read More »

Baldwin County Health Department Receives Land to Begin Constructing New Facility

At the end of December, Governor Nathan Deal approved the transfer of land from the Department of Juvenile Justice to the Baldwin County Commission for a health department facility. The 5.7 acres adjoining the Bill E. Ireland Youth Detention Center will be used in the construction of an updated facility for Baldwin County Health Department. Read More »

Hancock County Health Department Encourages Residents to Fight Against Cervical Cancer

In honor of Cervical Health Awareness Month, Hancock County Health Department and Hancock Health Improvement Partnership will give a presentation on cervical cancer Jan. 11, 4 p.m. at Hancock County Library, 8794 East Broad Street in Sparta. Read More »

Wilkinson County Health Department Change in Operating Hours

Effective Monday, January 7, 2017, Wilkinson County Health Department’s will update. Read More »

Nurse-Family Partnership Helps First-Time Houston County Mothers Succeed

Each year, 380,000 babies are born to first-time mothers living in poverty. Lack of income, insurance and other resources can lead to insufficient prenatal and perinatal care, which can have negative effects on the child’s birth, growth and development. Read More »

Be a Flu Fighter: DPH Encourages Yearly Flu Shot

National Influenza Week is December 2-8, 2018 Read More »

Commemorate World AIDS Day By Learning Your Status

2018 marks the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, a global health observation that offers an opportunity for people to show support for those living with HIV/AIDS and to remember those who fought against the disease. Read More »

NCHD Receives CDC REACH Grant to Continue Work in Hancock County

Funding Works to Decrease Health Disparities by Creating New Public Health Jobs and Increasing Community Involvement

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NCHD Partners with Mercer University School of Medicine to Establish Academic Health Department

Partnership Will Focus on Maternal Health Issues Across District Read More »

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 »