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Social Services Celebrates Foster Families

Published by Todd Luck / June 4, 2019

The Forsyth County Department of Social Services (FCDSS) honored foster parents on the final day of National Foster Care Month on May 31.

Public Health

June is All About the Fellas for Men's Health Month 2019

Published by Sarah Frantz Isom, MPH, CHES / June 4, 2019

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.

Department of Social Services

Fans are available at Social Services

Published by Ann Roberts / June 3, 2019

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.

Cooperative Extension

If You Think This Snake is Venomous, You’re Right!

Published by Phyllis B. Smith / June 2, 2019

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.

Public Health

Stepping Up Helps Out at Mental Health Association

Published by Todd Luck / May 31, 2019

Forsyth County’s Stepping Up Initiative spent its Day of Action helping out at the Mental Health Association (MHA) in Forsyth County.

Emergency Services

Community Paramedics Changing Lives One Patient at a Time

Published by Todd Luck / May 30, 2019

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.

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