Category: News

Health Centers and Offices Closed Friday, September 23 for Training

Posted on September 23rd, 2022 by Michele Kehler

GNR Public Health offices and health centers are closed Friday, September 23 for off-site training. We will resume regular business …

Monkeypox Vaccine Availability

Posted on August 8th, 2022 by Chad Wasdin

The Georgia Department of Public Health has launched an online, centralized scheduling tool and helpline to locate and make appointments …

National Immunization Awareness Month

Posted on August 1st, 2022 by Communications Intern

Information contributed by National Immunization Awareness Month Toolkit: August is National Immunization Awareness Month (NIAM). This annual observance highlights the …

Introducing GNR Public Health

Posted on June 23rd, 2022 by Chad Wasdin

GNR Public Health is now the official name for the three-county public health district covering Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale counties. …

State Holiday Closure

Posted on June 17th, 2022 by Communications Intern

Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County Health Departments’ district office, health centers, COVID-19 testing sites and COVID-19 vaccination sites will all …

The Georgia 9-1-1 Medical Amnesty Law

Posted on March 2nd, 2022 by Communications Intern

The opioid pandemic claims many lives throughout our communities. Between 1999 and 2013, overdose deaths in Georgia more than tripled. …

Scaling Back Hours of Mass Vaccination Site

Posted on February 25th, 2022 by Chad Wasdin

Gwinnett, Newton & Rockdale County Health Departments’ mass vaccination site located at the former Sears at Gwinnett Place Mall will …

February is American Heart Month!

Posted on February 17th, 2022 by Communications Intern

Celebrate American Heart Month: Join the #OurHearts Movement Did you know that people who have close relationships at home, work, …

N95 Mask Distribution Unavailable at the Health Department

Posted on January 25th, 2022 by Communications Intern

The Federal Government recently announced that free N95 masks would be distributed to pharmacies and community health centers. Currently, there …

New COVID-19 Testing Sites

Posted on January 20th, 2022 by Communications Intern

Beginning Friday, January 21, a new LTS COVID-19 testing site will be operating in Snellville. This testing site will be …