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Spring Into Safe Sleep Practices

By Alexis Lambert / February 20, 2019

The Countdown till Spring has begun let's just be sure we embrace Spring with Safe Sleep. The Forsyth County Healthy Beginnings Program strives to ensure that each client has a healthy pregnancy and maintains this health for herself and baby during the first two years of life and on-going. This program strives to educate and promote safe sleep practices as well as improve birth outcomes.

Public Health

Nurse-Family Partnership Holds Largest Graduation Ever

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

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

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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Mosquito Season: It’s Not Done Yet!

By Sarah Isom / September 4, 2018

Mosquitoes are still outside breeding and biting. What do you need to know to prevent mosquito activities?

Public Health

Back-to-School Means It’s Time for Updated Immunizations!

By Sarah Isom / August 15, 2018

With back-to-school season approaching, health officials are reminding North Carolinians to ensure their preteens and teenagers are current on their vaccinations.

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