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Free Summer Lunches

By Lynne Mitchell / June 16, 2017

No child in our community should ever go hungry. With school out during the summer months, a number of agencies and schools are offering free summer lunches to children at various sites in our community.

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Grill Smart This Summer

By Sarah Frantz, MPH, CHES / June 12, 2017

Warm weather and long days are here! Make sure you know how to grill safely this summer and prevent food borne illnesses


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Health Department Fee Changes Effective July 1

By Yalonda Galloway / May 25, 2017

The health department has revised their fee schedule, and it is effective as of July 1, 2017. The purpose of charging fees is to increase resources and use them to meet residents' needs in a fair and balanced way. Please read more for a complete listing of the revised fee schedule.

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Cambios de tarifas en el Departamento de Salud a partir del 1ero de julio

By Yalonda Galloway / May 25, 2017

El Departamento de Salud ha revisado su lista de tarifas, a partir del 1 de julio 2017 se efectuará los cambios. El propósito de la nueva tarifa es aumentar los recursos y utilizarlos para satisfacer las necesidades de los residentes de una manera justa y equilibrada. Lea más para obtener una lista completa de la nueva lista de tarifas.


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Where to find a Farmers Market in Forsyth County

By Lynne Mitchell / May 3, 2017

When you buy local, you are supporting local farmers and growers and keeping money in our community to be reinvested with businesses and services locally. Also, supporting local foods helps to maintain and preserve farmland, green space and the lovely rural character in our community.

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Nutrition Education Classes in Forsyth County

By Lynne Mitchell / March 16, 2017

The health department and community partner agencies offer a wide-variety of nutrition education classes to the public for no charge.

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