Granville Vance WIC Program

WIC is here for you during the COVID-19 outbreak. Call your local clinic to find out how to renew your benefits online or over the phone. You can also get breastfeeding advice, nutrition counseling, referrals, and other WIC services remotely. WIC está aquí para ti durante el brote del COVID-19. Llama a tu clínica local para averiguar cómo renovar tus beneficios por internet o teléfono. También puedes recibir de manera remota consejos sobre la lactancia, asesoría con la nutrición, datos de profesionales y otros servicios de WIC.

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GVPH Carolina Fellows Family Dentistry receives grant award from The Duke Endowment

We received some wonderful news this week! Carolina Fellows Family Dentistry, our dental clinic, received a $400,000 grant from The Duke Endowment to expand dental care in rural and underserved schools in Granville and Vance Counties. The grant enables Carolina Fellows Family Dentistry to launch school-based programs that prioritize preventive services (such as regular cleanings) and address certain restorative treatments (including fillings) for school-aged children. For more information about the grant award, please see our press release.We are so proud of the work that has gone into planning for this grant and look forward to better serving children in our communities!

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COVID-19 Press Release April 13th

As of April 13, 2020, there are 95 known confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Granville County. Sixty-six of the 95 cases in Granville County are inmates at the Federal Bureau of Prisons Complex in Butner, NC, while the other 29 are community-based cases. Vance County has 21 confirmed active cases of COVID-19. Sadly, we have had our first reported deaths due to complications from COVID-19 in both counties. Please see the below press release for more information. Granville Vance Public Health COVID-19 Press Release for April 13, 2020

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Granville Vance WIC Program

The Granville Vance WIC program has transitioned all WIC appointments to over the phone contacts effective March 26, 2020 until further notice.  WIC staff will call you one business day before your scheduled appointment and complete the appointment over the phone. We are continuing to serve NEW WIC families that are pregnant, postpartum, or a child under the age of five. If you do not have a scheduled WIC appointment, call either the Granville County WIC office at 919-693-1333 or Vance County WIC office at 252-492-3147 and an appointment will be made for a phone contact.

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COVID-19 Update to GVPH Clinic Operations

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, our office policies and restrictions will be updated frequently.  We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause any of our patients. We are doing our best to minimize risks of communicating COVID-19. After careful consideration and guidance from the CDC, NCDHHS and the WHO we will be enacting the following office policies effective March 23,2020: If you have any flu-like symptoms (fever, cough, shortness of breath or other respiratory symptoms) or you are concerned that you may have been exposed to COVID-19 please do not come to our office.  Please first call our office at 919-639-2141 or 252-492-7915 and we can guide you… Read More

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COVID-19 Update for Carolina Fellows Family Dentistry

Due to the current situation with Coronavirus, in order to protect the members of our community, our patients, and staff, Carolina Fellows Family Dentistry will only be seeing EMERGENCY CASES until April 6th. Please stay vigilant, continue to social distance, stay home when sick, wash you hands, and continue to monitor the situation. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this fluid situation.

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It’s flu season!

Granville Vance Public Health wants to help you protect yourself and your family from the flu! What are ways to prevent the flu? Vaccination is the best protection available Wash your hands Cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze If you are sick, stay home from work and keep your kids home from school if they are sick so it does not spread If you do become sick with the flu, there are antiviral medications you can speak about with your doctor The annual flu vaccine is the first and most important step in protecting you and your family from the flu. We have flu vaccinations for all ages at… Read More

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Granville Vance Innovative Approaches recognized with GlaxoSmithKline Child Health Award

The Granville Vance Innovative Approaches Initiative was recognized with a GlaxoSmithKline Child Health Award in the Local Health Department recognition category at the 2018 NCPHA Conference in Charlotte!  The project honored with this award is “A Novel Approach to Learn the Signs. Act Early (LTSAE),” which is a partnership to increase parent-engaged developmental monitoring by promoting the adoption and integration of LTSAE materials into library story time programming and library outreach services to child care centers.  This project aligns with Innovative Approaches Goal: 4 All children will be screened early and continuously for special health care needs.  Congratulations to the GVPH Innovative Approaches team: La’Shanda Person, Nakia Martin-Wright and Shante’… Read More

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