December 18, 2014

Free Seminar for Small Business Owners on Healthcare.gov November 24, 2014. Small Business Health Option Programs (SHOP) information available.

Marianne Miller, an ACA Certified Application Counselor, will be available for small business owners in Vance, Warren, and Franklin counties. Ms. Miller, an employee of Northern Piedmont Community Care (a division of Duke University Health Systems), will answer questions about the new Small Business Health Options Program (SHOP) that is currently open for enrollment from […]

Community Health awarded grant to start LATCH Rural Health in five counties. Small Business Health Option Programs (SHOP) information available

Free seminar for small business owners November 24th, 2014 for help and information on options for Businesses providing employee plans through the new healthcare.gov.  The Division of Community Health recently received a $400,000 grant from the Kate B. Reynolds Charitable Trust to improve access to health insurance and primary care among uninsured residents in five […]

CVS/pharmacy and The Partnership For Drug-Free Kids Help Henderson, NC Combat Drug Abuse and Safer Disposal of Unused Medication

Henderson, NC, October 28, 2014 – The Henderson Police Department announced today that it has been awarded a grant from CVS/pharmacy to install a Drug Collection Unit. The new Unit will be located in the lobby of the Henderson Police Department at 200 Breckenridge Street and will provide residents with a safe and environmentally responsible […]

Healthcare.gov – Mark your calendar! 4 important dates to know

If you haven’t been back to HealthCare.gov in a while, it’s time to change that. Come back and apply for 2015 coverage on or after November 15th. We can help you get ready for the next Health Insurance Marketplace Open Enrollment Period.  Open Enrollment is the time when you can find a new Marketplace plan, […]

White House: Ebola – What you need to know

Ebola: What you need to know At a time when Ebola is all over the news and it’s easy for misinformation to get interpreted as truth, make sure you have the clear-cut facts. Here’s what our public health officials are saying about the Ebola virus — get informed, and share this information where everyone can […]

White House Update: Our Response to Ebola in the U.S.

After meeting with his Cabinet officials and Dr. Tom Frieden of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the President updated the country on our comprehensive strategy to contain the Ebola disease, prevent its spread in the U.S., and combat it at its source in West Africa. “The dangers of a serious outbreak are […]

During Domestic Violence Awareness Month, Legal Aid helps light the pathway to peace

RALEIGH, N.C., October 9, 2014 – While recent high-profile incidents continue to fix the nation’s attention on the problem of domestic violence, Legal Aid of North Carolina is doing its part locally during Domestic Violence Awareness Month to shine a light on the critical ways Legal Aid can help victims escape from violence. Throughout October, […]

Free Health Screenings Wednesday October 8, 2014, 10am – 6pm

Reminder!   Free Health Screenings for our community, Wednesday October 8, 10-6 ! Screening van located in the front parking lot of Maria Parham Medical Center ! This is a great opportunity for our community, so please come out and get your cholesterol, blood pressure, blood glucose, body mass index checked and also have a vascular […]

Warren County Health Department – 5th Annual Health Night Out October 7th, 2014

Courtesy of Senator Angela Bryants office: WARREN COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT 5th   ANNUAL “HEALTH NIGHT OUT” PROMOTING HEALTH DEPARTMENT SERVICES FLU SHOTS WILL BE OFFERED FOR A FEE FREE SCREENINGS:      BLOOD PRESSURE, BLOOD GLUCOSE, HEIGHT/WEIGHT, BODY MASS INDEX (BMI), HIV & SYPHILLIS TESTING   “FREE GIVE AWAYS” OCTOBER 7, 2014 TIME:  4:00 PM – 7:00 […]

VGCC and Chamber partner for Health Care Reform discussion

The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Vance-Granville Community College’s Small Business Center, will present a “Lunch Break to Educate” seminar, called “Health Care Reform for Small Business, Season 2: What Have We Learned?” on Wednesday, Oct. 8, from noon until 1 p.m. in Room 7107 (Building 7) on VGCC’s Main Campus in Vance […]

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