The Forsyth County Department of Social Services (FCDSS) honored foster parents on the final day of National Foster Care Month on May 31.
Anchored by a Congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health education and outreach activities.
Fans are available to those in need at the Forsyth County Department of Social Services, thanks to contributions received through the Piedmont Triad Regional Council’s Area Agency on Aging from Duke Energy Carolinas (Operation Fan Heat Relief) and donations from Centenary United Methodist Church.
Of the six species of venomous snakes found in North Carolina, the snake shown here is present in a variety of habitats throughout the entire state, making it the most common venomous snake state-wide and in Forsyth County. The head color is a good clue to its name, but learning the body markings is an even better way to recognize this snake. Click on the picture to confirm the identity and to learn ways to avoid having this visitor in your backyard.
Forsyth County’s Stepping Up Initiative spent its Day of Action helping out at the Mental Health Association (MHA) in Forsyth County.
Forsyth County’s community paramedics are working hard not just to save patients, but to also improve their lives by addressing the issues that result in their 911 calls and emergency department visits.