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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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DHHS Hot Topics

19
Oct
2016

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.

17
Oct
2016

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.

17
Oct
2016

North Carolina Receives Hot Food Waiver Approval for Food and Nutrition Services Recipients

The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved North Carolina’s request for a hot food waiver in all 100 counties, allowing Food and Nutrition Services (food stamps) recipients to purchase hot food prepared for immediate consumption from authorized Electronic Benefits Transfer retailers.