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Back to School: Immunizations

Every year the Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale Health Departments gears up for a back to school immunizations extravaganza. Employees volunteer...
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Men’s Health Week

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

May is Hepatitis Awareness Month. In the United States, the most common types of viral hepatitis are hepatitis A, hepatitis...
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Our Hours are Changing!

Beginning Monday, June 3, 2019, our hours of operation will change. We trust these changes will help us more efficiently...
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MRC Leader, Sherwin Levinson, wins Mentor Award from National Medical Reserve Corps Association.

This year, Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County (GNR) Health Departments is extremely proud to announce our community partner, Sherwin Levinson,...
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Fear the Disease, Not the Vaccine

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 27 – May 4, 2019, and Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale Health Departments (GNR...
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April 19th – We Support National Transgender HIV Testing Day at Georgia Gwinnett College

Each year on April 18, National Transgender HIV Testing Day is observed as an opportunity to focus on HIV testing,...
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HIV Prevention Program Supports Youth

April 10th is National Youth HIV & AIDS Awareness Day (NYHAAD). The day was created to educate the public about the...
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Food Bank Partners with WIC

Thursday, March 21, the Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) partnered with Gwinnett, Newton & Rockdale County Health Departments' (GNR) WIC...
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Diabetes Alert Day!

Diabetes affects about 30.3 million Americans or about 9.4 percent of the U.S. population. Nearly 1 in 4 adults living...
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5 Things to Know About Tuberculosis (TB)

1. Is TB still a public health problem worldwide and in the United States? Fact: TB is one of the...
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Keep Your Preteen Safe – Vaccinate Them Today

Vaccinate your preteen today so they can have healthy tomorrow. In an effort to protect every adult and child, Gwinnett,...
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HIV Prevention Starts With Me

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is an annual observance that sheds light on the impact of HIV...
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Diseases Can Travel and Spread Easily

You may have never seen a case of polio or diphtheria, but these diseases still occur in other countries. For...
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February 7, 2019 – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

This year’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day theme is  “Together for Love: Stop HIV Stigma”. It highlights the messages of...
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Get Screened: January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month! The Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale County Health Departments encourage every woman to make a...
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Flood Safety

Flood Awareness More people drown in their cars than anywhere else during a flood.  People believe the weight of their...
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Infant Ibuprofen Recalled Nationwide in Select Stores

U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a Nationwide Recall of Infant's Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension in CVS, Walmart and Family...
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Be Ready For Winter Weather

Winter Weather has been unpredictable in Georgia this season, which is why it’s so important to understand what you and...
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E.coli Outbreak Linked to Romaine Lettuce

CDC has narrowed its warning to consumers regarding E. coli 0157: H7 associated with romaine lettuce. U.S. Consumers should not eat...
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