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  1. Wednesday, August 06, 2014
    1. Board of Health
      5:30 PM - Department of Public Health Board Room

Public Health News

  1. Parents, Beat the Back to School Rush

    Parents, Beat the Back to School Rush

    Children entering kindergarten and the 6th grade are required by NC Law to receive certain shots. The closer it is to back to school, the busier the immunization clinic gets so now is the time to get back to school shots.

  2. Forsyth County Health Officials Share Latest on Legionnaires’ Disease in Winston-Salem Nursing Home

    Forsyth County Health Officials Share Latest on Legionnaires’ Disease in Winston-Salem Nursing Home

    The Forsyth County Department of Public Health is continuing to work with the staff at Oak Forest Health and Rehabilitation and with state health officials to investigate an outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease among residents of the facility.

  3. Cycling Fun Day Returns to Downtown Winston-Salem with Free Food, Music and Activities!

    Cycling Fun Day Returns to Downtown Winston-Salem with Free Food, Music and Activities!

    Cycling Fun Day is a free human-powered event where streets are closed to vehicular traffic (Poplar, 4 ½, Spruce and Holly Streets) for cyclists, skaters and walkers! This family-friendly event will take place on Saturday, August 16 from noon to 3 pm.

  4. Healthy Corner Store Network’s Summer Success

    Healthy Corner Store Network’s Summer Success

  5. Extreme Heat Tips for Safety

    Extreme Heat Tips for Safety

    Forsyth County Department of Public Health wants you to take precautions and preventative measures against heat-related illnesses this summer.

  6. Mosquitoes: Protection & Precaution

    Mosquitoes: Protection & Precaution

    Spring is here and summer is just around the corner! Whether you’re traveling out of the country or just enjoying the beautiful North Carolina weather at home, be sure to use repellants and other general protection measures against biting mosquitoes. Read more to learn about general protection measures and a list of repellants useful for skin and clothing.

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