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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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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?


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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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Summer Travel and Your Health

By Sarah Isom, MPH, CHES / June 4, 2018

What you need to know before, during, and after overseas travel this summer!


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Public Health Department Re-accredited with Honors

By Sarah Isom, MPH, CHES / May 25, 2018

The Forsyth County Department of Public Health has been officially reaccredited with an honors designation by the North Carolina Local Health Departments Accreditation Board on May 18th, 2018.

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Get The Low Down On Septic Systems

By Sarah Frantz, MPH, CHES / September 20, 2017

Do you know what it takes to keep your septic system running smoothly? Read on to find out more.

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