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News from North Central Health District:

COVID Vaccine Recommended For Children 5-11 Years Old

Vaccination, with other preventive measures, can protect children from COVID-19

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North Central Health District and Department of Public Health investigating E.coli cases linked to Georgia National Fair

North Central Health District (NCHD) and the Department of Public Health (DPH) are working with the staff of the Georgia National Fairgrounds & Agricenter to investigate cases of E.coli in attendees of the Georgia National Fair.

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Macon-Bibb County Health Department Honors Local Lives Lost to COVID-19 with Flag Memorial

Macon-Bibb County Health Department (MBCHD) is honoring those our community has lost throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with a flag memorial.

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50% of Georgians Now Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19

As of today, 50% of all Georgians (5,154,793) are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Booster Doses Authorized for Moderna and J&J COVID Vaccines

The Georgia Department of Public Health (DPH) and health districts throughout Georgia will begin offering booster doses of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson (J&J) COVID vaccine Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2021, pending guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

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North Central Health District Identifies West Nile Virus Related Death

Everyone is Encouraged to Protect Themselves from Mosquito-Borne Illnesses

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North Central Health District Columbus Day holiday COVID-19 Testing & Closures

North Central Health District’s (NCHD) 13 county health departments will be closed for the Columbus Day holiday Monday, Oct. 11.

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Crawford County Health Department Closing for Move to Temporary Facility

Services Closed Oct. 6-8, Resuming at Temporary Location Oct. 11

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Peach County Health Department Closing for Move to Temporary Facility

Services Suspending Friday, Oct. 1 at noon, closed Oct. 4-6

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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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Child and Adult COVID-19 vaccine available! Now vaccinating ages 5 and older. Booster doses available for ages 12+. All 13 county health departments providing vaccines.See Schedule