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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


WIC Program Provides Assistance for Eligible Women, Infants and Children

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


Time for Radon Testing

The Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) is partnering with the NC Radon program to provide free short-term radon test kits in recognition of National Radon Action Month.


Gaston DHHS Investigating Salmonella Cases

Gaston County Department of Health & Human Services (DHHS) officials are investigating reports of Salmonellosis associated with a church conference at Living Word Tabernacle Church in Bessemer City, NC from October 1st through 5th.