HURRICANE IAN

Rains from Hurricane Ian have arrived in Forsyth County and weather outlets say we could see up to six inches of rain and experience winds gusting to 40 miles per hour. The combination could spell danger of falling trees which could lead to power outages.

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Public Health staff receive statewide honors Public Health

Public Health staff receive statewide honors

Published by Todd Luck / September 20, 2022

Nurse Care Manager Beverly Barber received the GlaxoSmithKline Foundation Public Health Staff Award at the NC Public Health Association (NCPHA) Fall Educational Conference on September 14.

Forsyth County Commissioners to vote on final ARPA funding Community and Economic Development

Forsyth County Commissioners to vote on final ARPA funding

Published by Todd Luck / September 20, 2022

The Forsyth County Board of Commissioners will consider funding requests for the County’s remaining American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds during its meeting at 2 p.m. on Sept. 22.


Local partnership gives free Chromebooks to kids who lack digital access Library

Local partnership gives free Chromebooks to kids who lack digital access

Published by Todd Luck / September 19, 2022

A community partnership gave children without digital access in their homes refurbished Chromebooks on Sept. 17 at the Central Library.

New COVID-19 Boosters that target Omicron now available Public Health

New COVID-19 Boosters that target Omicron now available

Published by Todd Luck / September 14, 2022

Forsyth Public Health is now offering the updated Fall COVID-19 booster shot, by appointment only, that provides the most up-to-date protection against the latest omicron variants for individuals 12 and older who have finished their primary series or already had a booster dose, as long as its two months since their last COVID shot. Due to our current limited supply, we're not accepting walk-ups for the new boosters at this time.


West Nile Virus detected in Forsyth mosquitos Public Health

West Nile Virus detected in Forsyth mosquitos

Published by Todd Luck / September 14, 2022

The Forsyth County Department of Public Health is aware of mosquitos that have tested positive for West Nile Virus in Forsyth County. There are no confirmed cases of the virus in humans.

Monkeypox vaccine available for more higher risk individuals Public Health

Monkeypox vaccine available for more higher risk individuals

Published by Todd Luck / September 13, 2022

The criteria for who can get the Monkeypox vaccine has expanded. Learn how to spot and prevent the spread of this virus.

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