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Prepare for Sneaky Winter Hazards

In late January 2014, snow and ice paralyzed north and central Georgia, leaving thousands of motorists stranded in their cars....
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It’s Not Too Late to Get Vaccinated Against the Flu!

It’s that time of year again — flu season. As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, flu activity...
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One Shot to Skip the Flu

Get your flu shot today at your closest location! Flu season has started, and Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health...
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Early Detection is the Best Protection!

Although Breast Cancer is leveling out in the United States, a closer look at the state of Georgia shows that...
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Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with E-Cigarettes

Twenty-five states have reported more than 200 possible cases of severe pulmonary disease associated with the use of electronic cigarettes...
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National Immunizations Awareness Month

The month of August is about bringing awareness to immunizations, and the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments wants...
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Protect Yourself Against Extreme Heat

As temperatures rise, Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale County Health Departments remind residents to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses...
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Tips for a Safe and Fun 4th of July

Stay safe this 4th of July! Follow these recommendations from the National Council on FireWorks Safety Recommended Safety Tips Obey...
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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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