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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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Infants / Children News

Lilburn WIC’s “Talk With Me Baby” Event Photos

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The Importance of Hand Hygiene

It’s easy to transfer germs, especially in a healthcare setting where there are multiple patients who are sick. Handwashing has...
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Infectious Disease News

Hepatitis Awareness Month 2018

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. In the United States, the most common types of viral hepatitis are hepatitis A, hepatitis...
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Infectious Disease News

All Meningitis Matters

Meningitis is a potentially deadly disease that can kill within 24 hours. Deafness, limb loss, brain damage and seizures are...
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Immunizations News

Protecting your child’s health is very important to you.

Most parents choose immunization because nothing protects babies better from 14 serious childhood diseases. Choose immunization; it’s the powerful defense...
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Immunizations News

World Immunization Week: April 24-30, 2018

Immunization saves millions of lives and is widely recognized as one of the world’s most successful and cost-effective health interventions....
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Health News

National Minority Health Month 2018

  The old saying goes, “two heads are better than one.” The idea behind this proverb is that it’s helpful...
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Health News

National Public Health Week 2018

Contributed by National Public Health Week: An Initiative of the American Public Health Association Everyone deserves to live a long...
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News Sexually Transmitted Disease

STD AWARENESS MONTH

April is STD Awareness Month, an annual observance to raise public awareness about the impact of sexually transmitted diseases (STD)...
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Health Infectious Disease News

What You Might Not Realize About The Benefits Of Hand-Washing

By MARC SILVER • MAR 6, 2018 OK, so maybe you're one of those people who don't wash their hands even after going...
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Diabetes News

At Risk For Type 2 Diabetes?

One in three American adults is at risk for developing Type 2 Diabetes, which is why Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale...
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Immunizations News

Pre-teen Vaccination Week 2018

What would you rather face, a shot that lasts a second or a disease that lasts a lot longer? In...
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