CLOSING EARLY 1/22/16

Posted on January 22nd, 2016

Due to inclement weather conditions, all Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Department locations will be closing at 12:00pm on Friday, January 22, 2016. All updates will be posted to the GNR website, Facebook, and …

Household Well Water Decontamination

Posted on December 30th, 2015

During a natural disaster such as a flood, household wells can become contaminated even if damage is not apparent. It is important to disinfect wells after flood waters have receded. DO NOT DRINK WATER IF …

2015 World AIDS Day: Get Tested. Know Your Status.

Posted on December 1st, 2015

Every year on December 1st the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments join with millions of individuals across the globe to observe World AIDS Day. It is a day in which we celebrate our …

Health Department Closed for Thanksgiving

Posted on November 23rd, 2015

All Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Department locations will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Adult Vaccination: An important step to protect your health

Posted on October 13th, 2015

Adult Immunizations: An important step to protect your health Although we usually think of babies and children when we think of vaccines, older adults need them just as much! In fact, 74% of Georgia school …

September is National Preparedness Month

Posted on September 11th, 2015

September is National Preparedness Month, a good time to assess how ready we are for emergencies such as natural disasters.  Many people ask themselves “Why should I be prepared? Won’t someone come to help me?”   …