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P-EBT Update Department of Social Services

P-EBT Update

Published by Amanda Pruitt / February 25, 2021

NCDHHS will continue to provide Pandemic EBT (P-EBT) benefits for children who would normally receive free or reduced price meals under the Richard B. Russell National School Lunch Act, to purchase extra food. Benefits will begin to be issued on February 19, 2021 through the P-EBT program.

 Rain Water Harvesting: Small Scale Applications Cooperative Extension

Rain Water Harvesting: Small Scale Applications

Published by Phyllis Smith / February 24, 2021

Get your spring container plants off to a good start and help them thrive throughout the hot summer months by setting up a rain barrel. Register for this free online event.


COVID-19 variant that originated in UK found in Forsyth County Public Health

COVID-19 variant that originated in UK found in Forsyth County

Published by Todd Luck / February 24, 2021

The B.1.1.7 variant of COVID-19 has been identified in Forsyth County, which has been found to be more contagious, though early research found that it has no impact on the severity of the disease or the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Introducing "Intersections," FCPL Library

Introducing "Intersections," FCPL's New Magazine

Published by Mary Giunca / February 23, 2021

Introducing "Intersections," a new magazine designed to connect people and purpose through library service. Intersections will be published three times a year and will contain information about library programs, services and more that you can't get anywhere else.


COVID Testing Events Public Health

COVID Testing Events

Published by Todd Luck / February 22, 2021

No cost COVID-19 testing continues at our regular locations at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds and EMS Triangle Station.

Forsyth County Public Health holds community vaccination event at Shiloh Baptist Church Public Health

Forsyth County Public Health holds community vaccination event at Shiloh Baptist Church

Published by Todd Luck / February 22, 2021

Forsyth County Department of Public Health held a community vaccination event at Shiloh Baptist Church on Saturday, Feb. 20. It’s the first in a series of community events that Forsyth Public Health will be holding to ensure historically marginalized communities have access to the vaccine.

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