Category: News

2018 Back To School Immunizations

Posted on July 16th, 2018 by Veronica Mahathre

Every year, thousands of Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County children prepare to enter Kindergarten/school with the familiar rush to purchase …

2018 HIV Testing Day

Posted on June 25th, 2018 by Veronica Mahathre

In honor of National HIV Testing Day on June 27th, GNR Health Departments is encouraging you to get tested for …

June Is Men’s Health Month—Get Involved

Posted on June 6th, 2018 by Veronica Mahathre

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

GNR Health Departments become one of five in the nation to meet all nine FDA National Retail Food Regulatory Program Standards

Posted on June 5th, 2018 by Summer Nix

The Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments (GNR) are proud to announce that their Environmental Health program recently fulfilled …

Tobacco Breaks Hearts

Posted on May 30th, 2018 by Veronica Mahathre

Every year, on May 31st, WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day, highlighting the health and other risks associated …

Communication Disorders Among the Most Common Childhood Disabilities

Posted on May 23rd, 2018 by Summer Nix

Speech, language, and hearing disorders often go undetected and untreated for too long.  Parents are encouraged to learn the warning …

May Is Healthy Vision Month!

Posted on May 22nd, 2018 by Veronica Mahathre

Many Americans see the doctor every year for a physical. Lots of us also schedule regular visits to the dentist …

National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month

Posted on May 18th, 2018 by Summer Nix

Despite historic declines in the rates of teen pregnancy and births in the United States, the U.S. teen birth rate …

National Women’s Health Week is May 13th – 19th

Posted on May 15th, 2018 by Summer Nix

It’s never too early or too late to work towards being your healthiest you! This National Women’s Health Week, we …

Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month 2018

Posted on May 10th, 2018 by Veronica Mahathre

Asthma According to the CDC, Asthma is a disease that affects your lungs. It causes repeated episodes of wheezing, breathlessness, …