A long line of participants pushed 31 empty baby strollers around Kimberley Park in Winston-Salem on September 21 to bring awareness to infant mortality in Forsyth County.
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 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.
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.
The criteria for who can get the Monkeypox vaccine has expanded. Learn how to spot and prevent the spread of this virus.
A Narcan vending machine that is now located in the Forsyth County Law Enforcement Detention Center and accessible to the public for free. Individuals can pick up Naloxone/Narcan from the vending machine at no cost in the FCLEDC Front Lobby, and each kit comes with instructions on how to administer it in times of need.