Tag "Forsyth County Department of Public Health"

Commentary: Well water and your health: what you need to know and do

    Commentary: Well water and your health: what you need to know and do

Sarah Frantz Guest Columnist Ever wonder what’s in your well water? The Forsyth County Department of Public Health, Environmental Health division offers services to test your well water from properly

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Free Nurse-Family Partnership helps first-time moms succeed

    Free Nurse-Family Partnership helps first-time moms succeed

Amber Draughon Guest Columnist When Laura first joined the Nurse-Family Partnership (NFP) program, she was in the midst of a high-risk pregnancy. Laura had concerns and fears about becoming a

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Commentary: The importance of prenatal care

    Commentary: The importance of prenatal care

Carolyn Moolhuyzen Guest Columnist Forsyth County Department of Public Health knows there is a direct correlation between early prenatal care and healthy babies. Babies of mothers who do not get

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Residents encouraged to follow basic mosquito control measures to dodge Zika virus

    Residents encouraged to follow basic mosquito control measures to dodge Zika virus

SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE As summer temperatures in North Carolina are upon us and Zika virus has been locally transmitted in a small neighborhood in Florida, the Forsyth County Department

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Commentary: Caring hearts work in the school system

    Commentary: Caring hearts work in the school system

BY CAREN JENKINS  SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE The Winston Salem/Forsyth County Schools system has 81 schools; five of these schools

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Forsyth County health officials confirm first Zika travel-related case

    Forsyth County health officials confirm first Zika travel-related case

SPECIAL TO THE CHRONICLE The Forsyth County Department of Public Health (FCDPH) last week confirmed the first case of Zika

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Services upgraded at DHP

    Services upgraded at DHP

Thanks to an $876,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust, patients at the Downtown Health Plaza (DHP) of

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Editorial: Food, Glorious Food

    Editorial: Food, Glorious Food

Located in the middle of what urban planners and city officials consider a “food desert,” the Liberty Street Vendors Market

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County rolls out new spring public fitness program

    County rolls out new spring public fitness program

The Chronicle This spring, the Forsyth County Department of Public Health wants residents to “Just WALK.” The latest variant of

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Officials nudge apartment managers to ban smoking

    Officials nudge apartment managers to ban smoking

(pictured above: County Health Director Marlon Hunter addresses attendees.) Public health officials are making a push to persuade local property owners

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