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CDC: Big food illness outbreaks deadly but rare

...and Prevention reported Tuesday.Locally, outbreaks at a restaurant are rare, said an official from the Richmond County Health Department.As it was releasing its planned monthly Vital Signs report on foodborne illness, the CDC said it was still...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-11-03/cdc-big-food-illness-outbrea
Reduce traffic injuries

...enforcement, engineering, EMS and education. Warning tickets are a form of education.In Augusta the Richmond County Health Department was funded by the Governor's Office of Highway Safety, from the NHTSA, for five years (1997-2002...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2015-09-07/reduce-traffic-injuries
Gladys Temple

...Hospital, had also worked at MCG in the Pediatric Department, and retired as a District Health Nurse from the Richmond County Health Department. She was in fellowship at the Believer's Gospel Chapel, was a facilitator and grader with the Emmaus...

http://www.legacy.com/Link.asp?I=LS000175951045
Rabid bats caught in south Augusta

The Richmond County Health Department issued a warning Monday after four rabid bats were caught...with a rabid animal, residents are asked to contact the Richmond County Health Department at (706) 667-4234.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-29/rabid-bats-caught-south-augu
Rabid bat found in Goshen

...the Goshen subdivision, according to the Richmond County Health Department.Augusta Animal Services retrieved the bat...contact between humans and wild animals to Richmond County Health Department at (706) 667-4234. Report contact of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-05-13/rabid-bat-found-goshen
Mosquito complaints increased last year

...the result of more residential properties and swimming pools being abandoned or neglected in the city.The Richmond County Health Department received 2,122 complaints through Augusta's 311 hotline last year, a total that has steadily grown from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-17/mosquito-complaints-increased
Dogs kill retention pond goats

...were kind of our mascots," he said.The goat pilot program put in place by the Augusta Commission and Richmond County Health Department last year had been heralded as a cost-effective way to maintain vegetation.Engineering Director Abie...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-03-06/dogs-kill-retention-pond
Richmond County teen pregnancy rate continues to fall

...condoms, he used to be able to walk to the front desk, get the condoms and leave," said Kelly Bushey, Richmond County Health Department manager. "Now, once a guy says he needs condoms, they sign in and have to meet with health educators...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2015-01-30/richmond-county-teen-pregnan
Faith Calendar

...Community Center; food, clothes, haircuts, GED program sign-up, blood pressure, health screening, Richmond County Health Department, Richmond/Burke Job Training Authority, Compass Youth Mentoring services, Concerned Women Inc., Job...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2014-02-28/faith-calendar
CSRA Partnership for Community Health dissolving to let centers continue work

...retire but continue to volunteer for various health organizations.The partnership began in 1993 when the Richmond County Health Department, Richmond County Commission and University Hospital met to discuss ways to improve health care in the area...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-12-03/csra-partnership-community-h