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COVID vaccinations offered at health department and community Halloween event Public Health

COVID vaccinations offered at health department and community Halloween event

Published by Todd Luck / October 23, 2021

The Forsyth County Department of Public Health is offering COVID vaccinations at the health department and community events, including St James UMC’s Halloween event in Rural Hall. No appointment is required for community events.

Forsyth County Public Health offering boosters shots for all three vaccines starting Oct. 25 Public Health

Forsyth County Public Health offering boosters shots for all three vaccines starting Oct. 25

Published by Todd Luck / October 23, 2021

Forsyth County Department of Public Health will begin giving COVID-19 booster shots of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson on Monday, Oct. 25. Pfizer booster shots will also continue. Individuals who qualify for booster shots can now choose to receive any of the three vaccines as a booster while supplies last.


Apply Now to Be a Forsyth County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Cooperative Extension

Apply Now to Be a Forsyth County Extension Master Gardener Volunteer

Published by Leslie Rose / October 22, 2021

N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, is now accepting applications for the 2022 Extension Master Gardener Volunteer Initial Training Class.

Artworks Gallery exhibit in Public Health honors healthcare workers and people affected by COVID-19 Public Health

Artworks Gallery exhibit in Public Health honors healthcare workers and people affected by COVID-19

Published by Sherita Sutton / October 22, 2021

Artworks Gallery will be displaying more than 1,000 hand-folded origami cranes in the public entrance of the Forsyth County Department of Health, starting Oct. 21. The collaboration is intended to honor healthcare workers and people affected by COVID-19.


Sweet Spreads for the Holidays Cooperative Extension

Sweet Spreads for the Holidays

Published by Virginia Alejo Lopez / October 21, 2021

If you have a sweet tooth and enjoy eating jams, jellies, sweet butters, or have ever considered gifting sweet spreads as a holiday gift then this is the workshop for YOU!

Becoming a Beekeeping Family Cooperative Extension

Becoming a Beekeeping Family

Published by Forsyth County Cooperative Extention / October 18, 2021

Beekeeping can be a run family hobby or small business. Families that complete this free Zoom event on Tuesday, November 9 at 7:00 p.m. can potentially qualify for a free Honey Bee Kit with educational materials and hands-on activities. Registration begins on Monday, Oct. 18.

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