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Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Public health is often referred to as the “quiet miracle.”  Because the work of local, state and national public health agencies is generally preventive, our work often goes unnoticed or is taken for granted.  That is why each April, we celebrate National Public Health Week and, in North Carolina, Public Health Month.  This year, the public health departments in Alamance, Davidson, Guilford and Randolph counties are joining together to draw attention to the important work being done to promote good health in each of our communities. (more…)

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Monday, March 29th, 2010

Guilford County Department of Public Health would like to help you get your adolescent or college-aged child off to a healthy beginning this coming school year.  Sometimes we think shots are only necessities for young children, but adolescents and college students need them as well. (more…)

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Friday, March 26th, 2010

Although North Carolina’s snow and ice have been replaced by flowering trees and blue skies, one characteristic of winter is still with us:  influenza (flu).  (more…)

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Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

The Guilford County Coalition on Infant Mortality has been awarded a $37,320 grant from the March of Dimes Foundation. (more…)

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