Mecklenburg County Health Department

Today, we expect to see black nurses when we go to the hospital, doctor or clinic. It wasn’t always that way. Thereasea Elder knows first hand. She was one of the community’s public health nurses. When we think about desegregation, we often recall images of innocent school children simply trying to get an education. Twitter […]

Interested in learning more about how faith organizations are coming together to fight heart disease, diabetes and obesity? Join the Village HeartBEAT, sponsored by the Mecklenburg County’s Health Department, for an information session about how your church can get involved. It’s fun, family, faith and fitness. They are saving the community, one church at a […]