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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


Gaston DHHS Hosts 3rd Annual Building a Healthier Highland Conference

This Saturday, April 25th, the Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services will be hosting their third annual Building a Healthier Highland Conference.


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.