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News from North Central Health District:

Centralized Scheduling Tool for Monkeypox Vaccine Now Available on DPH Website

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has launched an online, centralized scheduling tool and helpline to locate and make appointments for monkeypox vaccine.

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Monkeypox Transmission in Public Settings

How to Prevent Spread of Infection

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department hosting maternal health table talk in partnership with Prime BabyTime Consulting

Macon-Bibb County Health Department (MBCHD) is hosting a Maternal Health Peach Table Talk spritzer in partnership with Prime BabyTime Consulting in Macon, GA.

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Monkeypox Vaccine Availability in Georgia

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) has begun receiving limited doses of monkeypox vaccine.

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North Central Health District releases 2022 Community Health Assessment

North Central Health District (NCHD) has published its 2022 Community Health Assessment (CHA), providing insights and information regarding the state of public health within each of the district’s 13 central Georgia counties. Read More »

North Central Health District Closed July 4 for Independence Day

North Central Health District’s 13 county health departments, offices and other locations will be closed Monday, July 4, for Independence Day.

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Twiggs County Health Department Hosting Back to School Bash

Health Department and Partners Providing Services and Education July 5

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North Central Health District Closed June 20 for Juneteenth

COVID-19 Testing Will Be Available By Appointment

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High Temperatures in Georgia Raise Health Concerns 

Stay Cool, Stay Hydrated, Stay Informed

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Know Your Status with Free HIV Testing on National HIV Testing Day June 27

Each year, June 27 is recognized as National HIV Testing Day. On this day, public health, healthcare providers and community organizations across the nation raise awareness about the importance of regular HIV testing and stress the significance of early HIV diagnosis.

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North Central Health District Providing COVID-19 Vaccination at Lizella Day 2022

North Central Health District’s (NCHD) Health Equity program and Community Organized Relief Effort (CORE) are partnering with the Troopy Food Pantry and Pleasant Grove Baptist Church to provide free COVID-19 vaccines at Lizella Day 2022 on Saturday, June 11.

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North Central Health District locations Closed May 30 for Memorial Day

COVID-19 Testing Will Be Available By Appointment

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North Central Health District providing COVID-19 vaccination at resource fair

Visitors Receiving First or Second Dose of Vaccine Eligible to Receive $100 Gift Card

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Child and Adult COVID-19 vaccine available! Now vaccinating ages 6 months and older. Booster doses available for those eligible. All 13 county health departments providing vaccines.See Schedule