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Community Paramedics Changing Lives One Patient at a Time

Published by Todd Luck / May 30, 2019

Forsyth County’s community paramedics are working hard not just to save patients, but to also improve their lives by addressing the issues that result in their 911 calls and emergency department visits.

Public Health

Wednesday Farmers Market Returns to Health Department

Published by Todd Luck / May 21, 2019

The Cobblestone Farmers Market is once again holding indoor Wednesday markets this summer from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m at the Department of Public Health, 799 N. Highland Ave. The market will be on Wednesdays from May 22-July 25 and will feature a variety of fresh foods from local farmers.


Public Health

Stepping Up Graduation Celebrates SUPER Women

Published by Todd Luck / May 14, 2019

The Stepping Up Process to End Recidivism (SUPER) celebrated its second graduation last week, honoring three women who’ve been committed to the recovery process and out of jail for at least a year.

Cooperative Extension

Warm Weather is Here and the Snakes are Out!

Published by Phyllis B. Smith / May 13, 2019

Was the snake spotted in your yard a copperhead? Probably not. It could have been a juvenile black rat snake, like the one pictured here. Click on the photo to learn more about Piedmont snakes and the important role they play in ecosystems


Public Health

Measles Prevention a Top Priority for Forsyth County

Published by Sarah Frantz Isom, MPH, CHES / May 6, 2019

As of April 26th, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has reported over 700 confirmed cases of measles from 22 states. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the United States since measles was eliminated from the country in 2000. There are currently no reported cases of measles in Forsyth County, but that doesn’t mean it can’t happen here.

Parks and Recreation

2019 Arts Council Summer Parks Series

Published by Jessica Sanders / April 26, 2019

Join us for the 2019 Arts Council Summer Parks Series.

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