Board of Health Meeting

The Granville Vance District Health Department’s Board of Health (BOH) will be meeting Monday, January 7, 2020 at 7:00pm at the Vance County location (115 Charles Rollins Road, Henderson) and is open to the public. To sign up for the public comment section, please call (919) 693-2141 ext. 142 on or before January 6, 2020. The agenda for this meeting is posted under the “Board of Health Section” of this website.

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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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