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In July, 2013 the Gaston County Health Department and the Gaston County Department of Social Services consolidated into one agency: the Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services. Use the menu to find out more information about our programs and other local health and human service issues. 

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Find out more about recent changes to the Food & Nutrition Program requirements that impact Able Bodied Adults Without Dependents. 

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Farmland Screening and Gaston County Farmer Panel Discussion

Join us on Jan. 5th 6-8 p.m. for a community conversation about the future and sustainability of Gaston County’s local food system.


Art After Dark

We are so excited about our 2nd annual Art After Dark fundraiser. The fundraiser will take place on Friday, November 4th from 7pm-midnight at 10 Catawba in Belmont.


Getting a Flu Vaccine is Easier Than Ever

As flu season approaches, The Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) encourages everyone to protect themselves by getting vaccinated against the flu.