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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


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.


Local Advocate Receives National Award from America Walks

La Verne Partlow to participate in "Walkable Communities" training program