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What is in Season in December

By Lynne Mitchell / December 5, 2017

Buying local foods doesn’t have to stop when summer ends! There are many tasty crops harvested during the winter months.

Forsyth County

Progress Report on Healthy People 2020 Goals for Nutrition, Physical Activity and Obesity

By Lynne Mitchell / December 5, 2017

Although progress has been made, there is still a lot of work to be done to meet the Healthy People goals for nutrition, physical activity and obesity. These indicators help us assess the health of the entire Nation and are a call to action to improve the health of residents at the national, state and community levels.

Public Health


By Amanda Pone / October 24, 2017

The Department of Public Health is now adding Walk In Thursdays in additional to Walk in Wednesdays!

Public Health

FREE Flu Immunizations!

By Amanda S. Pone / October 2, 2017

Winston-Salem, NC- The Forsyth County Department of Public Health will be offering the seasonal flu vaccine beginning on October 2nd. Flu vaccine is the best way to protect you from the flu and is recommended for everyone over 6 months of age.

Public Health

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.

Public Health

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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