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Looking for something new and different to do during the summer months?

By Lynne Mitchell / July 18, 2017

Why not take your family to the Farmers Market! Farmers Markets are fun places for people of all ages.

Public Health

The Locavore Challenge is Coming!

By Lynne Mitchell / July 17, 2017

Loca…what? A locavore is a person concerned about where their food comes from and tries to only eat locally grown or produced food. The purpose of this challenge is to raise awareness about where our food comes from.

Public Health

Medication Take Back Boxes

By Tracey Semcer, CDC Public Health Associate / July 11, 2017

When was the last time you cleaned out your medicine cabinet????

Public Health

What’s in Season in June

By Lynne Mitchell / July 6, 2017

Now is a great time to visit a local Farmers Market to buy some fresh, in-season produce.

Forsyth County

Strong Families Start with a Great Nurse!

By Yalonda Galloway / June 28, 2017

Want to transform a child’s life by guiding a new mother? Do you have the ability to inspire young women to become great mothers? Does working for an organization that has the mission to positively transform the lives of vulnerable babies, mothers and their families excite you?

Public Health

Free Swim Classes

By Lynne Mitchell / June 16, 2017

Summertime is pool time and teaching children how to swim is key to water safety. Enroll children in swim lessons when they ready. Consider their age, development and how often they are around water.

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