Cold Weather Alert

Posted on January 7th, 2015

An artic cold front will result in very cold and windy conditions over the next several days in metro-Atlanta. A Wind Chill Advisory is posted from 7pm this evening until 10 am Thursday for dangerously low wind chill values.  Metro area …

Stay Warm and Safe: Guard against carbon monoxide poisoning

Posted on January 6th, 2015

Over the next several days, forecasts predict very cold temperatures and low wind chills across metro-Atlanta.  Carbon monoxide poisoning from heat generating devices is more common during winter months and periods of extreme cold. Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, tasteless gas …

National Flu Vaccination Week, December 7 – 13

Posted on December 6th, 2014

Getting a flu vaccination is the first and most important step in protecting against flu and it’s potentially serious complications. National Influenza Vaccination Week is Dec. 7-13 and if you haven’t gotten a flu shot yet, now is a good …

Alana Sulka, M.P.H., R.N., Gwinnett’s 2014 Healthcare Professional of the Year

Posted on December 5th, 2014

The Gwinnett County Health Department is pleased to announce that Alana Sulka, M.P.H, R.N., Director of Epidemiology and Infectious Diseases, is the winner of the 2014 Gwinnett Chamber Healthcare Excellence Award for Healthcare Professional of the Year.  Sulka was presented …

Free HIV Tests on December 1

Posted on December 1st, 2014

In observance of World AIDS Day 2014, all Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Department full service clinic sites will offer free HIV tests today, December 1, 2014, during regular business hours. Please arrive at least one hour before closing in …

GNR Health Departments Lead Interagency Ebola Preparedness Planning Exercise

Posted on October 24th, 2014

Nearly 200 Partner Agency Representatives Participate On Friday, October 24, 2014, the Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments’ Division of Emergency Preparedness led a preparedness exercise on Ebola Virus Disease response for nearly 200 partner agency representatives at Gwinnett Technical College …