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Each health center will be closed for one day in January in addition to state holidays

Posted on December 30th, 2019 by Michele Kehler

In January, each health center will close for one day to participate in employee training in addition to being closed …

Holiday Hours – 2019

Posted on December 18th, 2019 by Chad Wasdin

The Health Department wishes you and your family a happy holiday season! All locations will be closed: Friday, December 20 …

Prepare for Sneaky Winter Hazards

Posted on December 4th, 2019 by Michele Kehler

In late January 2014, snow and ice paralyzed north and central Georgia, leaving thousands of motorists stranded in their cars. …

It’s Not Too Late to Get Vaccinated Against the Flu!

Posted on November 26th, 2019 by Michele Kehler

It’s that time of year again — flu season. As family and friends are gathering for the holidays, flu activity …

One Shot to Skip the Flu

Posted on October 4th, 2019 by Chad Wasdin

Get your flu shot today at your closest location! Flu season has started, and Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health …

Early Detection is the Best Protection!

Posted on October 1st, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

Although Breast Cancer is leveling out in the United States, a closer look at the state of Georgia shows that …

Severe Pulmonary Disease Associated with E-Cigarettes

Posted on September 12th, 2019 by Chad Wasdin

Twenty-five states have reported more than 200 possible cases of severe pulmonary disease associated with the use of electronic cigarettes …

National Immunizations Awareness Month

Posted on July 26th, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

The month of August is about bringing awareness to immunizations, and the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments wants …

Protect Yourself Against Extreme Heat

Posted on July 9th, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

As temperatures rise, Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale County Health Departments remind residents to take extra precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses …

Tips for a Safe and Fun 4th of July

Posted on June 28th, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

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