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Community Garden Directory Update! Garden leaders, please submit updates by July 1, 2019!

Published by Megan Gregory / June 13, 2019

Forsyth Community Gardening is updating our Map & Directory, and we need your help! We ask that ALL community gardens please take a few minutes to submit an updated Directory entry online between June 15, 2019 – July 1, 2019.

Forsyth County

WinstonNet Receives $50,000 From Wells Fargo for New Computer Lab Wi-Fi

Published by Todd Luck / June 12, 2019

WinstonNet received $50,000 from Wells Fargo to replace the Wi-Fi in all 25 of its labs in Winston-Salem.


Cooperative Extension

Is it a Worm, or is it a Snake?

Published by Phyllis Smith / June 7, 2019

As one of our smallest snakes, the worm snake is often mistaken for its namesake. Like an earthworm, it never bites, so go ahead and take a closer look before it quickly wiggles away. Click on the photo to find out how to know if you’re seeing a shiny reptile as opposed to a slimy worm.

Public Health

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.


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.

Public Health

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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