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.

STD Awareness

Photo of diverse young men and women. April is STD Awareness Month.

 

World Hepatitis Day

Posted on July 28th, 2014

Viral hepatitis is a silent epidemic in the United States and more than 4 million Americans are living with chronic hepatitis B or chronic hepatitis C.  And 85,000 become infected each year. Approximately 15,000 Americans die from liver cancer or …

Health Department Closed on 4th of July

Posted on July 2nd, 2014

All Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Department locations will be closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. Please note: On Thursday, July 3, all locations will close at 5 p.m. (This is a change from normal …

Free HIV Tests* at Health Department on June 27

Posted on June 25th, 2014

National HIV Testing Day (NHTD) is an annual campaign to encourage people of all ages to “Take the Test, Take Control.” Too many people don’t know they have HIV. In the United States, nearly 1.1 million people are living with …

Parents of Preteens: Make a Date to Vaccinate

Posted on June 23rd, 2014

Let’s face it – nobody likes getting shots.  But a shot lasts a second; diseases last much longer. Beginning this year, there is a new Georgia  Department of Public Health rule that all students born on or after January 1, …

Rockdale County Boil Water Advisory Lifted

Posted on June 8th, 2014

The boil water advisory for Rockdale County has been lifted. From the Rockdale Citizen, “The Georgia Environmental Protection Division has given Rockdale Water Resources the all-clear to lift a ‘boil water’ advisory issued early Saturday morning. The advisory was lifted …

Rockdale County Issues Boil Water Advisory

Posted on June 7th, 2014

On Saturday, June 7, Rockdale Water Resources issued a boil water advisory for all of Rockdale County. For Everyone For personal use, create a supply of water for cooking, drinking, and tooth brushing by bringing water to a rolling boil …

World No Tobacco Day

Posted on May 31st, 2014

May 31 is World no Tobacco Day. Tobacco use is one of the leading preventable causes of death. Tobacco kills up to half of its users. Tobacco kills nearly six million people each year, of whom more than 5 million …

Hurricane Preparedness: Know the Terms

Posted on May 28th, 2014

Listening to weather reports can sometimes bring a flood of new terms you have never heard before. When dangerous storms approach the area, it is important to know what meteorologists mean. Familiarize yourself with these terms to help identify a …

Hurricane Preparedness Week: Storm Ready

Posted on May 25th, 2014

Hurricane season usually starts in June and lasts until November, with the peak season from mid-August to late October. Rather than wait, now is the time to learn about these storms and how to best prepare. But what’s the big …

National Infant Immunization Week

Posted on April 26th, 2014

National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is an annual observance to promote the benefits of immunizations and to improve the health of children two years old or younger. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the week-long observance established to remind …