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On July 1, 2013, the Gaston County Department of Social Services and the Gaston County Health Department were consolidated into a single agency, the Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services.

For now, the public may not notice much of a difference, because staff at all locations are continuing to conduct their programs while conducting strategic planning. will be the new Web address for both sites, so please update your bookmarks.

We're looking forward to serving you better!

DHHS Hot Topics


Local Agencies Hosting Free Drive-through Rabies Clinic

Staff from the Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS), the Animal Control Division of the Gaston County Police Department, and the Gaston Humane Society will offer free one-year rabies vaccines on Saturday, April 25th.


OTC Medicine Give Away

All medicine is free and donated by Second Harvest Food Bank of Metrolina.


WIC Program Provides Assistance for Eligible Women, Infants and Children

The WIC program provides critical nutrition services for children and pregnant women.