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Nutrition Education Classes in Forsyth County

By Lynne Mitchell / March 16, 2017

The health department and community partner agencies offer a wide-variety of nutrition education classes to the public for no charge.

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Support local foods and eat local year round!

By Lynne Mitchell / March 15, 2017

Carrots are the vegetable of the month for March. Carrots are a good source of Vitamin A, Vitamin K, beta-carotene and fiber. Carrots are low in calories, crunchy and great to dip in hummus. In addition to carrots, Bok Choy, spinach, salad greens, peanuts and rutabaga are also in season in March.


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Spring Into a Healthy Beginning

By Alexis Lambert / March 13, 2017

Bring in the spring with a healthy start for your family.

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Community Aging Conversations

By Yalonda Galloway / March 10, 2017

Forsyth County seniors, caregivers, professionals, community leaders and other interested parties are invited to join Senior Services and continue sharing your views about aging in our community.


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March is Safe Sleep Awareness Month!!

By Tamyra Barringer / March 3, 2017

Forsyth County Safe Sleep Program has recognized March as Safe Sleep Awareness Month. The Forsyth County Safe Sleep Program strives to educate and promote safe sleep environments among parents and childcare providers and to bring awareness to safe sleep practices.

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The Stepping Up Program Takes Flight in February.

By Amber Humble / January 19, 2017

The county’s first project from the Stepping Up Initiative aims to reduce recidivism among criminal justice involved females with mental health and substance use issues.

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