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  1. What is the Healthy Corner Store Network?

    What is the Healthy Corner Store Network?

    See one of Forsyth County's Healthy Corner Store Network Corner Stores featured in the NC Alliance for Health's promotional video for Why Healthy Corner Stores are important and are assisting with the food insecurity issues across the State.

  2. Sliding Fee at Cleveland Ave Dental Center

    Sliding Fee at Cleveland Ave Dental Center

    Starting July 1, Cleveland Avenue Dental Center, part of the Forsyth County Department of Public Health, will be implementing a sliding fee schedule.

  3. Nurse Family Partnership Honors Mothers with a Graduation

    Nurse Family Partnership Honors Mothers with a Graduation

    Twenty-two mothers and toddlers were honored June 8th at the Nurse-Family Partnership of Forsyth County ® (NFP) graduation ceremony held at Forsyth Medical Center. More than 100 people attended the graduation to celebrate the first-time mothers’ completion of the two-year NFP home-visitation program.

  4. Los cambios de precios del Departamento de Salud entrara en vigor el 1 de julio 2015

    Los cambios de precios del Departamento de Salud entrara en vigor el 1 de julio 2015

    Los cambios de tarifa del Departamento de Salud entrará en vigor el 01 de julio 2015

  5. Stay Cool. Stay Hydrated. Stay Informed.

    Stay Cool. Stay Hydrated. Stay Informed.

    With summer officially five days away, please be aware of the hot temperatures that we experience here in North Carolina, and take necessary precautions to prevent health-related illnesses. The Forsyth County Department of Public Health encourages you to take precautions for your health this summer. Read to learn more.

  6. FREE Summer Meal Sites Near You

    FREE Summer Meal Sites Near You

    Children and teens need nutritious meals year round. Please visit a Summer Meal Site for FREE meals while school is out of session.. Read more to find a site near you

  7. Health Department Fee Changes Effective July 1

    Health Department Fee Changes Effective July 1

    The health department has revised their fee schedule, and it will go into effect on July 1, 2015. 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.

  8.  Are you over 50? Survey takers are needed!

    Are you over 50? Survey takers are needed!

    The Health Promotion / Disease Prevention Section of the Forsyth County Department of Public Health is seeking community input to identify barriers and other factors hindering adults 50+ years old participation in daily physical activity and community-based programs.

  9. Support Your Local Farmers Market and Local Food Economy

    Support Your Local Farmers Market and Local Food Economy

    Support the local food economy by buying local at Farmers Markets, Produce Markets, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and Roadside Stands. With summer just around the corner, buying local is the best way to enjoy the fresh seasonal produce.

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The mission of the Forsyth County Department of Public Health is to prevent disease and promote a healthy community through regulation, education and partnerships.

Adopted by the Board of Health 10/2/13.

Accredited Health Department 2009-2013

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