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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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Gaston County Seniors, we need your opinion!

The Department of Health and Human Services has created a survey to ask Gaston County Seniors and the people caring for them about their experiences, ideas and opinions on the services currently available to Gaston County Seniors.


Rabies Prevention through Minimizing Exposures to Bats and Wildlife at Summer Camps

Summer camps provide children wonderful educational opportunities to be outdoors in nature, but also pose a risk for exposure to wildlife and their diseases.


Tick and Mosquito Bite Prevention at Summer Camps

Summer camps represent a great opportunity for children to spend time outdoors and participate in a variety of educational, environmental and recreational opportunities.