Category: News

Diabetes Alert Day!

Posted on March 20th, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

Diabetes affects about 30.3 million Americans or about 9.4 percent of the U.S. population. Nearly 1 in 4 adults living …

5 Things to Know About Tuberculosis (TB)

Posted on March 20th, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

1. Is TB still a public health problem worldwide and in the United States? Fact: TB is one of the …

Keep Your Preteen Safe – Vaccinate Them Today

Posted on March 11th, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

Vaccinate your preteen today so they can have healthy tomorrow. In an effort to protect every adult and child, Gwinnett, …

HIV Prevention Starts With Me

Posted on March 7th, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day (NWGHAAD) is an annual observance that sheds light on the impact of HIV …

Diseases Can Travel and Spread Easily

Posted on February 25th, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

You may have never seen a case of polio or diphtheria, but these diseases still occur in other countries. For …

February 7, 2019 – National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Posted on February 5th, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

This year’s National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness day theme is  “Together for Love: Stop HIV Stigma”. It highlights the messages of …

Get Screened: January is Cervical Health Awareness Month

Posted on January 23rd, 2019 by Veronica Mahathre

January is Cervical Health Awareness Month! The Gwinnett, Newton, and Rockdale County Health Departments encourage every woman to make a …

Flood Safety

Posted on December 28th, 2018 by Veronica Mahathre

Flood Awareness More people drown in their cars than anywhere else during a flood.  People believe the weight of their …

Infant Ibuprofen Recalled Nationwide in Select Stores

Posted on December 10th, 2018 by Veronica Mahathre

U.S. Food & Drug Administration issued a Nationwide Recall of Infant’s Ibuprofen Concentrated Oral Suspension in CVS, Walmart and Family …

Be Ready For Winter Weather

Posted on December 6th, 2018 by Veronica Mahathre

Winter Weather has been unpredictable in Georgia this season, which is why it’s so important to understand what you and …