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Stepping Up Graduation Celebrates SUPER Women

Published by Todd Luck / May 14, 2019

The Stepping Up Process to End Recidivism (SUPER) celebrated its second graduation last week, honoring three women who’ve been committed to the recovery process and out of jail for at least a year.

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Measles Prevention a Top Priority for Forsyth County

Published by Sarah Frantz Isom, MPH, CHES / May 6, 2019

As of April 26th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported over 700 confirmed cases of measles from 22 states. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the United States since measles was eliminated from the country in 2000. There are currently no reported cases of measles in Forsyth County, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen here.


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WIC Offers Nutritional Support for Mothers, Infants and Children

Published by Todd Luck / March 28, 2019

March is National Nutrition Month and there’s no better time to learn about the locally available services through WIC, a federally funded health and nutrition program for women, infants and children.

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Nurse-Family Partnership Holds Largest Graduation Ever

Published by Todd Luck / January 25, 2019

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) of Forsyth County celebrated its largest graduation ever with 27 mothers and 27 toddlers on Tuesday, January 22, at Forsyth Medical Center.


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Minority Diabetes Prevention Program Expands

Published by Todd Luck / January 17, 2019

The North Carolina Minority Diabetes Prevention Program (NC MDPP) is starting more local cohorts to help people reduce their risk of type 2 diabetes, including a new one at Winston-Salem State University.

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Community Conversation on diabetes to be held Jan. 14

Published by Todd Luck / January 9, 2019

A Community Conversation on diabetes will be held on Jan. 14 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Anderson Center at Winston-Salem State University.

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