The state is giving away 3,000 free radon testing kits for National Radon Action Month. Residents can order a free short-term Radon Test Kit at ncradon.org with a limit of one kit per household. These kits are being provided by the Environmental Protection Agency and are being distributed by the NC Radon Program.
Forsyth County is accepting applications from community organizations seeking funding assistance from the county. An application is required to be completed and submitted for consideration, and the deadline to submit the application is 5 p.m. on Feb. 19, 2021.
The Forsyth County Department of Public Health is taking COVID-19 vaccination appointments for seniors 65 and older and healthcare workers. Public Health is also working to transition to its new, mass-vaccination site at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds Education Building starting Jan. 24.
No cost COVID-19 testing continues at our regular locations at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds and EMS Triangle Station.
For spring 2021, N.C. Cooperative Extension, Forsyth County Center, will continue the Arboretum Adult Education series with virtual classes each month.
National Guard members are now helping the Forsyth Department of Public Health with their COVID-19 vaccine rollout.