August 28, 2016

Chamber Ribbon Cutting – Maria Parham Medical Center “Advanced Wound Center”

The Henderson-Vance Chamber of Commerce celebrated the opening of The Advanced Wound Center’s new location with a ribbon cutting on Thursday, July 14 at 4:30 p.m. at their Ruin Creek Road location.  “This is only one of more ribbon cuttings to come,” said Brian Sinotte, CEO, Maria Parham Medical Center.  Dr. Joseph Franklin, Medical Director […]

Breastfeeding and Work – Easy Steps to Supporting Breastfeeding Employees

Granville Vance Public Health is pleased to announce that we are celebrating World Breastfeeding Week August 1st -7th, 2016. This year we would like to promote breastfeeding in the workplace by urging all local employers to become a Breastfeeding-Friendly Employer. Return on investment (ROI) is the bottom line in assessing the value of new programs. Research shows […]

Governor McCrory Signs Life-Saving Overdose Prevention Legislation

Governor Pat McCrory joined law enforcement officers, first responders, legislators and health care officials yesterday at the Guilford County Sheriff’s Office to sign legislation making naloxone, a life-saving opioid reversal drug that has already saved 3,300 North Carolinians, more accessible. “Addressing mental health, substance use, underage drinking and drug overdose have been primary focuses of our […]

First United Methodist Church of Henderson Announces its Fourth Session of Grief Share

We are pleased to announce that our next 13 week session of GriefShare will begin on Thursday, June 9, 2015, at 6:00 p.m., in the Stephen Ministry Room. Sessions will be held weekly for thirteen weeks and include Group Discussion, Video Seminar and a personal Workbook. Griefshare is a Christ centered support group designed to […]

Henderson Police Department Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics

Tuesday, May 24th, 2016 the  Henderson Police Department participated in their Annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Members of the Henderson Police Department, North Carolina State Highway Patrol, Alcohol Law Enforcement, and the Vance County Sheriff’s Office participated. The kick off took place at the flag pole in front of the police department in Downtown Henderson, […]

Cardinal Innovations Healthcare in Downtown Henderson and Vance County’s Daymark Recovery Services Partner for Mental Health Urgent Care

When a person faces a mental health crisis, the results can be tragic if they do not receive treatment in a timely manner. Overburdened emergency departments (EDs) have long waits and are not always equipped to provide adequate treatment for behavioral health patients. A partnership between Cardinal Innovations Healthcare and Daymark Recovery Services is offering […]

VGCC Practical Nursing graduates receive pins

Vance-Granville Community College honored 22 students who have completed its one-year Practical Nursing program during a pinning ceremony on May 10 in the Civic Center on the college’s Main Campus. Upon receiving diplomas, graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the national exam for licensed practical nurses (NCLEX-PN). Among the graduates recognized at […]

VGCC honors Radiography graduates

Twenty-one new graduates of Vance-Granville Community College’s two-year Radiography program were honored in a May 9 pinning ceremony in the college’s Civic Center. The Radiography Class of 2016 included Preston Lin Verble of Bahama; Christian Chaney, Ashley Nichole Keith and Canon O’Briant, all of Durham; Jessica Lynn Loera and Hannah Marie Wyatt, both of Franklinton; […]

Two VGCC campuses to host Mini-Medical School summer camps

High school students from throughout the region are invited to learn about health sciences and careers in medicine by participating in the 2016 “Mini-Medical School” Summer Camp, conducted by the Wake Area Health Education Center (AHEC) in partnership with Vance-Granville Community College. The intensive, week-long day camp is being offered twice: June 13-17, at VGCC’s […]

Triangle North Healthcare Foundation 2016 Grant Cycle Opens

The Board of Directors of Triangle North Healthcare Foundation is pleased to announce the 2016 Grant Cycle was launched May 2, 2016 Nonprofit and governmental organizations as well as public schools in Vance, Granville, Warren, and Franklin counties are eligible to apply for grants with Triangle North Healthcare Foundation.  The Foundation is seeking projects that […]