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One Shot to Skip the Flu 

Recently, the CDC reported that positive influenza (flu) tests in the Southeast were up almost 23 percent, and Georgia moved...
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Food, Water & Other Safety After a Storm

In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, ensure that your food and water sources are safe for consumption and your home...
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World Rabies Day

Rabies is a deadly disease caused by a virus that attacks the nervous system. The virus is secreted in saliva...
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HIV AIDS Aging Day

Information Contributed by AIDSinfo September 18 is National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day—a day to highlight the challenges of HIV prevention,...
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Food, Water & Other Safety After a Storm

In the aftermath of Hurricane Michael, ensure that your food and water sources are safe for consumption and your home...
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Preparedness Month 2018

Disasters Happen. Prepare Now. Learn How. Information Contributed by Ready.Gov  National Preparedness Month (NPM), recognized each September, is a  reminder...
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WIC Farmer’s Market – August 29 – 31

Wednesday, August 29 to Friday, August 31, 9 am – 1 pm, Gwinnett County Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) Supplemental...
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Prevent West Nile Virus

Prevent West Nile Virus The easiest and best way to avoid West Nile Virus is to prevent mosquito bites is...
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LILBURN WIC MOVED TO NORCROSS HEALTH CENTER!

As of October 1st, the Lilburn WIC Office has moved to the Norcross Health Center located at 5030 Georgia Belle...
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Find the Missing Millions – World Hepatitis Day

Information contributed by World Hepatitis Alliance Toolkit:  World Hepatitis Day (WHD) takes places every year on 28 July bringing the...
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2018 Back To School Immunizations

Every year, thousands of Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County children prepare to enter Kindergarten/school with the familiar rush to purchase...
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2018 HIV Testing Day

In honor of National HIV Testing Day on June 27th, GNR Health Departments is encouraging you to get tested for...
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June Is Men’s Health Month—Get Involved

Did you know there was a month entirely dedicated to raising awareness for issues impacting the health and wellness of...
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Environmental Health News

GNR Health Departments become one of five in the nation to meet all nine FDA National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards

The Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments (GNR) are proud to announce that their Environmental Health program recently fulfilled...
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Tobacco Breaks Hearts

Every year, on May 31st, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health and other risks associated...
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Infants / Children News

Communication Disorders Among the Most Common Childhood Disabilities

Speech, language, and hearing disorders often go undetected and untreated for too long.  Parents are encouraged to learn the warning...
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May Is Healthy Vision Month!

Many Americans see the doctor every year for a physical. Lots of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist...
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Health News Sexually Transmitted Disease Women's Health

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Despite historic declines in the rates of teen pregnancy and births in the United States, the U.S. teen birth rate...
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Health News Women's Health

National Women’s Health Week is May 13th – 19th

It’s never too early or too late to work towards being your healthiest you! This National Women’s Health Week, we...
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Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month 2018

Asthma According to the CDC, Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness,...
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