Category archives for: Health

What is the State of Health in our County?

(Wentworth, NC) – Rockingham County Department of Health and Human Services and the Be Healthy, Rockingham County Partnership are pleased to release the 2017 State-of-the-County Health Report (SOTCH). The SOTCH Report provides the most current information on topics including: demographics, leading causes of death (morbidity and mortality data), emerging health issues, and social determinants that affect the citizens of Rockingham County.

Video: UNC Rockingham Health Care and UNC Health Care Partnership Celebration

(Eden, NC) – On Friday, February 2, 2018, State and Local Leaders gathered to celebrate the partnership between UNC Rockingham Health Care and UNC Health Care. 

Throwing Needles In The Recycling Is Against The Law In North Carolina

(Wentworth, NC) – Our nation’s opioid epidemic does not discriminate. It even impacts people who aren’t using the drugs.  The latest victims are

Restaurant Ratings: December 2017 – Public Health Inspections

In North Carolina, the restaurant grading system is a public matter, which for businesses makes getting a good grade essential

Video: Rockingham County 4-1-1 – Integrated Health Care – Dec. 2017

Rockingham County 4-1-1 is a periodic news and event information short, hosted by Dr. Mable Scott, and is produced on behalf of the Rockingham County Government’s Public Information Office

Morehead Memorial Hospital Unveils New Name: UNC Rockingham Health Care

Morehead’s top executive, Dana Weston, to remain President of new entity

Restaurant Ratings: November 2017 – Public Health Inspections

The following information has been compiled from the NC Public Health Inspections website

Innovative Palliative Care Partnership Streamlines Services for Children with Serious Illness

First program of its kind in North Carolina

Rockingham County Files Lawsuit Against Opioid Manufacturers and Distributors

(Wentworth, NC) – The Rockingham County Board of Commissioners announced today that they have filed their lawsuit in the United States District Court in the Middle District in Greensboro against the manufacturers and distributors of prescription opioid pain relievers.

Bowl-a-Thon Raises $12,000 for Area Cancer Patients

The event was held at Triad Lanes in Greensboro. Money raised goes to the patient support fund


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