• The North Georgia Health District offices in Dalton and Health Departments in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will be CLOSED on Monday, April 24th for a State Holiday. This also applies to all Environmental Health, WIC and Children's Medical Services. Normal hours of operation will resume the following day.

  • Local Teens attend Youth Advocacy training in D.C.

    L to R: Markette Hambrick, Jessica Headrick,
    David Ramos, Kaila White and Karina Garcia.

    The Visions of Hope (VOH) Coalition recently announced that Whitfield and Murray County youths who were selectively chosen to participate inGeorgia Campaign for Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention (G-CAPP) Youth AdvocacyTraining sessions in Washington, D.C. have now returned and are ready to share theirexperiences and newly acquired skills with area youths and adults.

  • Breastfeeding Support Group Luncheon

    Murray & Whitfield Counties

    Come and bring your children and enjoy being with other breastfeeding mothers, their babies, and new mothers-to-be!

    Next Meeting Date: December 16, 2008

    A healthy lunch will be provided as we learn about and discuss such topics as:
    • Preparing to breastfeed
    • Breastfeeding in public
    • Getting a good start in the hospital
    • Dealing with pressure from family and friends

    The Breastfeeding Luncheon is scheduled from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. at the First Baptist Church, located at 121 W. Market Street in Chatsworth.

    For more information call Patty at Murray County Health Department at 706-695-4585.


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