NOTICE

For all Family Planning Patients

8/11/2014

We are only able to give limited contraceptive supplies at this time. IUDs are currently not available.

Holiday Closure

The Health Center will be closed on Friday, July 4.

We will reopen Monday, July 7 during normal business hours.

Early Closure

The Health Center will close early on Thursday, July 3 at 5 p.m.

We will remain closed on Friday, July 4.

We will reopen Monday, July 7 during normal business hours.

Staff Meetings

Each Health Clinic location will close once per month for a staff meeting.  For a list of dates and times, click here:  Clinic Staff Meetings 2014

Revised Hours

Our Lawrenceville clinic will close at 1:30 0n Friday, April 25.  We will reopen Tuesday, April 29.

 

Listeria Alert: Advice to Consumers

Posted on April 22nd, 2015

Two frozen food companies, Blue Bell Creameries and Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams, have voluntarily recalled all of their products due to listeria bacteria contamination.  Listeria related infections can cause serious infections and death.   CLICK HERE to read Blue Bell Creameries’ recall …

National Public Health Week Turns Focus to the Environment

Posted on April 6th, 2015

Today marks the first day of National Public Health Week (April 6 – 12, 2015). You may be surprised to learn that this year the focus isn’t on Ebola or cancer, but climate change.  To kick off the week, an …

Celebrating American Heart Month: Practice 5 Habits for a Healthy Heart

Posted on February 4th, 2015

Five Habits for a Healthy Heart Count on these five habits to protect your heart, your arteries, and the rest of you! And don’t forget – it’s never too late to start. Avoid tobacco. Smoke from cigarettes, cigars, and pipes …

Measles: Highly Contagious, Highly Preventable

Posted on February 3rd, 2015

The U.S. is currently experiencing a large, multi-state measles outbreak linked to Disneyland Resort Theme Parks in California. From December 28, 2014 through January 21, 2015, more than 51 people from six states were reported to have measles.  In addition, …

Stay Warm and Safe: Guard against carbon monoxide poisoning

Posted on January 17th, 2015

Over the next several days, forecasts predict very cold temperatures and low wind chills across metro-Atlanta.  Carbon monoxide poisoning from heat generating devices is more common during winter months and periods of extreme cold. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas …

Cold Weather Alert

Posted on January 7th, 2015

An artic cold front will result in very cold and windy conditions over the next several days in metro-Atlanta. A Wind Chill Advisory is posted from 7pm this evening until 10 am Thursday for dangerously low wind chill values.  Metro area …

National Flu Vaccination Week, December 7 – 13

Posted on December 6th, 2014

Getting a flu vaccination is the first and most important step in protecting against flu and it’s potentially serious complications. National Influenza Vaccination Week is Dec. 7-13 and if you haven’t gotten a flu shot yet, now is a good …

Alana Sulka, M.P.H., R.N., Gwinnett’s 2014 Healthcare Professional of the Year

Posted on December 5th, 2014

The Gwinnett County Health Department is pleased to announce that Alana Sulka, M.P.H, R.N., Director of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, is the winner of the 2014 Gwinnett Chamber Healthcare Excellence Award for Healthcare Professional of the Year.  Sulka was presented …

Free HIV Tests on December 1

Posted on December 1st, 2014

In observance of World AIDS Day 2014, all Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Department full service clinic sites will offer free HIV tests today, December 1, 2014, during regular business hours. Please arrive at least one hour before closing in …

GNR Health Departments Lead Interagency Ebola Preparedness Planning Exercise

Posted on October 24th, 2014

Nearly 200 Partner Agency Representatives Participate On Friday, October 24, 2014, the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments’ Division of Emergency Preparedness led a preparedness exercise on Ebola Virus Disease response for nearly 200 partner agency representatives at Gwinnett Technical College …