• Happy Thanksgiving from the North Georgia Health District! Our district offices in Dalton will be closed Thanksgiving Day and Friday, November 23 and 24. All our Public Health Departments and services in Cherokee, Fannin, Gilmer, Murray, Pickens and Whitfield Counties will also be closed both days. Best wishes from us to you for a healthy and safe holiday!

Dolores Benzel 4WebDolores Benzel was operations support manager for the Cherokee County Health Department prior to retiring in 2013. During her 28 years of faithful service, she was loved and admired by her employees and coworkers. She was the devoted mother of two sons and was a beloved grandmother and great grandmother. On October 20th, Dolores passed away from us, but she will always be remembered as a truly lovely person and an amazing public health champion.


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