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News from North Central Health District:

Baldwin County Health Department Closed Due to Power Issues

Baldwin County Health Department will be closed Monday, March 27, due to power outages caused by severe weather over the weekend.

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Plant-based Enfamil Infant Formula Recalled Due to Health Concerns

Reckitt, one of the main formula manufacturers in the U.S., is recalling two batches of Enfamil ProSobee Simply Plant-Based Infant Formula because of possible cross-contamination with Cronobacter sakazakii bacteria. To date, no illnesses or adverse events have been reported.

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Raccoon Tests Positive for Rabies in East Macon Neighborhood

A raccoon in the Lakeside Hills neighborhood of Macon has tested positive for rabies. The Macon-Bibb County Health Department’s Environmental Health staff reminds all residents to avoid contact with wild animals and ensure pets are properly vaccinated against rabies.

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NCHD Locations Closed Monday, Jan. 16, for MLK Day

North Central Health District’s 13 county health departments, offices and other locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 16, for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. 

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North Central Health District expanding COVID-19 Testing Hours

Each Testing Location Adding Additional Day for Appointments

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NCHD Locations Closed Monday, Jan. 2, for New Year’s Day Holiday

North Central Health District’s 13 county health departments, offices and other locations will be closed Monday, Jan. 2, for the New Year’s Day Holiday. 

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North Central Health District Locations Closed Dec. 23 & 26 for Christmas Holiday – COVID-19 Testing Available Dec. 23 by Appointment

All North Central Health District (NCHD) offices and locations will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, and Monday, Dec. 26, for the Christmas holiday.

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department to Offer CDC Diabetes Prevention Program

Macon-Bibb County Health Department (MBCHD) is offering the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Diabetes Prevention Recognition Program.

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North Central Health District Locations Closed Nov. 24 & 25 for Thanksgiving Holiday

All North Central Health District (NCHD) locations will be closed Thursday, Nov. 24, and Friday, Nov. 25, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Houston County Health Department Providing Testing and More at World AIDS Day Event

Get Tested and Learn About HIV/AIDS Dec. 1, 3-6 P.M.

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department to Host World AIDS Day Awareness Event to Encourage HIV Prevention Through PrEP  

Macon-Bibb County Health Department will host a World AIDS Day awareness event to educate the community on prevention and testing resources.

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Flu Vaccination: The Best Protection Against the Flu

Don’t Make Flu a Guest for the Holidays

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North Central Health District Locations Closed Friday, Nov. 11, for Veterans Day

All North Central Health District offices will be closed for the Veterans Day holiday Friday, November 11.

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Baldwin County Health Department Closed Due to Power Outage from Severe WeatherRead More