North Central Health District



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News from North Central Health District:

Request for Proposals – Macon-Bibb County Health Department Landscaping

North Central Health District are soliciting proposals from firms for landscaping services.

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Improvements to COVID-19 Daily Status Report

Effective Thursday, Feb. 18, at 3 p.m., there will be several improvements to the COVID-19 Daily Status Report on the Georgia Department of Public Health’s (DPH) website.

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DPH and DHS Team Up to Help Seniors Get COVID-19 Vaccine

The Department of Human Services (DHS) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) are joining efforts to ensure vulnerable seniors get access to the COVID-19 vaccine.

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Weather Delays COVID Vaccine Shipments to Georgia

Winter weather across the country is significantly impacting shipments of COVID-19 vaccine to Georgia.

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New COVID Vaccine Dashboard on DPH Website

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is launching a new COVID vaccine dashboard on the DPH website

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First Case of COVID-19 Variant Identified in North Central Health District

B.1.1.7 Variant Identified in Houston County

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Request for Proposals – Macon-Bibb County Health Department Furniture & Equipment

North Central Health District are soliciting proposals from firms for office furniture and equipment.

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Monroe County Health Department Temporarily Closed

Monroe County Health Department will be closed Feb. 3 through Feb. 5 while staff moves to a temporary location.

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COVID-19 Variant Cases Increase in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) is confirming there are now 19 cases of COVID-19 variant B.1.1.7 identified in Georgia.

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North Central Health District COVID-19 Testing Appointment Update

COVID-19 Testing Scheduled by County Health Departments

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department Welcomes New Administrator

The Macon-Bibb County Board of Health and District Health Director Reneé Haynes, MD, MPH are pleased to announce the hiring of Jimmie Smith, Jr., MD, MPH as Administrator of the Macon-Bibb County Health Department.

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DPH Launches COVID Vaccine Locator

Ahead Of Phase 1A+ of Vaccine Administration

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North Central Health District’s COVID-19 Vaccine Expanding To Adults Age 65+, Law Enforcement and Fire Personnel Jan. 11

Vaccination Requires Appointment

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Limited appointments available for COVID-19 vaccine. Call 478-749-0179 or 1-844-987-0099 to schedule an appointment. Please do not call our health departments directly. No on-site registration will be permitted.