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County offices closed for Fourth of July Forsyth County

County offices closed for Fourth of July

Published by Todd Luck / June 30, 2022

Forsyth County government offices will be closed, except for essential personnel, on Monday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day and will reopen Tuesday, July 5, at 8 a.m.

NCDA&CS Finds Spotted Lanternfly in Forsyth County;  First Established Presence of the Pest in NC Cooperative Extension

NCDA&CS Finds Spotted Lanternfly in Forsyth County; First Established Presence of the Pest in NC

Published by Phyllis Smith / June 29, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services has confirmed the first established presence of the invasive spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) in the state. Initial surveys indicate the known distribution of the pest is within a 5-mile radius in Forsyth County near Interstate 40 in Kernersville extending to the Guilford County line. Survey efforts are ongoing.


Elder Abuse Awareness Walk Department of Social Services

Elder Abuse Awareness Walk

Published by Kim Johnson, PTRC Area Agency / June 29, 2022

Social Services staff participated in the Piedmont Triad Regional Council Area Agency on Aging, hosted by the Piedmont Triad’s Elder Abuse Awareness Walk, Stroll and Roll at Triad Park in Kernersville on June 18.

Forsyth County’s COVID Level is now Medium Public Health

Forsyth County’s COVID Level is now Medium

Published by Todd Luck / June 27, 2022

The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has updated its COVID-19 Community Level for Forsyth County to Medium.


Forsyth County employees raise more than $13,000 for Arts Council Forsyth County

Forsyth County employees raise more than $13,000 for Arts Council

Published by Todd Luck / June 24, 2022

Forsyth County employees raised $13,035.73 for the Arts Council of Winston-Salem & Forsyth County during a workplace campaign in May.

Forsyth hospitals and EMS ask residents to only use 911 and Emergency Departments for emergencies Emergency Services

Forsyth hospitals and EMS ask residents to only use 911 and Emergency Departments for emergencies

Published by Todd Luck / June 23, 2022

Atrium Health Wake Forest Baptist, Novant Health and Forsyth County Emergency Medical Services are asking for the community’s help to reduce the strain on the county’s hospitals and emergency services.

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