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Registration is OPEN for the 5th Annual Global Peer Support Conference and Celebration!

Published by Sarah Frantz Isom, MPH, CHES / September 18, 2019

The Stepping UP program welcomes the community to the 5th Annual Global Peer Support Conference and Celebration on Thursday, October 17th from 9AM until 4PM in the Self Reliance Hall at Goodwill Industries NWNC.

Public Health

Event Registration for the 10th Annual "Walk A Mile To Save Our Babies" is OPEN!

Published by Sarah Frantz Isom, MPH, CHES / September 9, 2019

September is Infant Mortality Awareness Month, and this year the Forsyth County Infant Mortality Reduction Coalition is pleased to announce the 10th Annual Walk a Mile to Save Our Babies event on Thursday, September 19th.


Public Health

June is All About the Fellas for Men's Health Month 2019

Published by Sarah Frantz Isom, MPH, CHES / June 4, 2019

Anchored by a Congressional health education program, Men’s Health Month is celebrated across the country with screenings, health fairs, media appearances, and other health education and outreach activities.

Public Health

Nurse-Family Partnership Holds Largest Graduation Ever

Published by Todd Luck / January 25, 2019

Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) of Forsyth County celebrated its largest graduation ever with 27 mothers and 27 toddlers on Tuesday, January 22, at Forsyth Medical Center.


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Minority Diabetes Prevention Program Expands

Published 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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Community Conversation on diabetes to be held Jan. 14

Published by Todd Luck / January 9, 2019

A Community Conversation on diabetes will be held on Jan. 14 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Anderson Center at Winston-Salem State University.

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