North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

Georgia DPH Follows Federal Recommendations For COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will follow the guidance and recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the Advisory Committee for Immunization Practices (ACIP) for COVID vaccine booster shots.

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North Central Health District expands COVID-19 testing to Jasper and Macon-Bibb Counties

COVID-19 Testing Offered at Five Total Locations

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Georgia Surpasses Grim COVID-19 Milestone

More Than 20,000 Lives Lost to COVID-19

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North Central Health District Labor Day Holiday COVID-19 Testing, Vaccination & Closures

North Central Health District’s (NCHD) 13 county health departments will be closed for the Labor Day holiday Monday, Sept. 6.

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UPDATE: All North Central Health District County COVID-19 Vaccine Sites Extending Hours for No-Appointment Vaccination

COVID-19 Vaccination Also Available as Regular Clinical Service

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ACIP Recommends Additional COVID Vaccine for Immunocompromised Individuals

Following the FDA’s authorization of an additional COVID vaccine dose for immunocompromised individuals, the CDC’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) is now recommending that certain patients with weakened immune systems receive an additional dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine.

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Vaccination More Urgent Than Ever

COVID-19 Cases Increase and Delta Variant Spreads in Georgia

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Houston County Health Department Hosting Drive-thru Meningitis Vaccine Clinic for Students

Get Your Child Up to Date on Vaccine Requirements

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North Central Health District Locations Closed July 5 for Independence Day

All North Central Health District locations, including COVID-19 vaccination sites, will be closed Monday, July 5 for the Independence day holiday.

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WIC Farmer’s Markets Coming to North Central Health District Counties

Fresh Produce Available to WIC Participants and Community Members

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North Central Health District Hosting Free Job and Resource Fair June 30

Job Opportunities Available in Public Health and More

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All NCHD County Health Departments Offering No-Appointment COVID-19 Vaccinations

North Central Health District (NCHD) is now offering COVID-19 vaccination without appointments at all 13 health departments within the district.

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Hancock Health Improvement Partnership, North Central Health District and CORE Providing COVID-19 Vaccine at Art in Sparta Festival

Attendees at the upcoming Art in Sparta Festival on June 19 will have the opportunity to get their free COVID-19 vaccine at the event.

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COVID-19 vaccine available! All 13 county health departments providing vaccine without appointment. See Schedule