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News from North Central Health District:

Macon-Bibb County Health Department to Offer Weekly Breast Exams Every Tuesday in October

Macon-Bibb County Health Department will offer 15-minute breast exams every Tuesday in the month of October.

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COVID-19 Testing Site Closed Friday, September 30 Due to Weather

Due to the predicted severe weather on Friday, Sept. 30, the MAKO COVID-19 testing sites in Houston and Macon-Bibb Counties will be closed.

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department to Host Event Honoring Breast Cancer Survivors

Macon-Bibb County Health Department invites the community to a presentation to hear the stories of local breast cancer survivors in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

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North Central Health District Locations Closed Sept. 16 for Employee Appreciation Day

All North Central Health District (NCHD) offices, county health departments and other locations will be closed Friday, Sept. 16 for the health district’s annual employee appreciation day.

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Georgia eWIC is coming to North Central Health District’s WIC program

eWIC Program Begins September 12 with Kickoff at Baldwin County Health Department

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New Bivalent Covid-19 Boosters Offer Enhanced Protection

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) will begin offering the new bivalent COVID-19 booster this week, as shipments of the vaccine arrive in the state.

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North Central Health District Locations Closed for Labor Day

All North Central Health District offices will be closed for the Labor Day holiday Monday, September 5.

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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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All NCHD county health departments providing new bivalent COVID-19 boosters.Read More