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Forsyth County Department of Public Health Invites Public Comment on Proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 Fe

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

The public is invited to comment on the Proposed Fiscal Year 2019-20 Fee Schedule for the Forsyth County Department of Public Health.

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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.


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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.

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Wednesday Farmers Market Returns to Health Department

Published by Todd Luck / May 21, 2019

The Cobblestone Farmers Market is once again holding indoor Wednesday markets this summer from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m at the Department of Public Health, 799 N. Highland Ave. The market will be on Wednesdays from May 22-July 25 and will feature a variety of fresh foods from local farmers.


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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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