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Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia partner on contract extension

Piedmont Healthcare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia partner on contract extension

Piedmont Healthcare today announced it has secured a contract extension with Blue Cross Blue Shield of Georgia (BCBSGA), which will protect in-network access to all ...

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Piedmont terminates UnitedHealthcare contract for Piedmont Newton Hospital

Piedmont Healthcare has notified UnitedHealthcare of Georgia, Inc. of its intent to terminate its contract with Piedmont Newton Hospital on Jan. 31. The notification letter ...

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Smart Lunch program serves over 11,000 lunches this summer

Smart Lunch program serves over 11,000 lunches this summer

Tamara Richardson, Coordinator of Action Ministries in Newton County, announced that between June 1 and July 28, the Smart Lunch, Smart Kid program served more ...

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August is here! Get smart, get immunized!

August is National Immunization Awareness Month and the Newton County Health Department would like to emphasize that immunizations, at every age, provide life-saving protection for ...

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Stigma of mental health issues

Mental health is a difficult topic to discuss. As a society we are more willing to talk about goals to eat healthier, exercise more, and ...

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Tips to keep your pets cool

The temperature has reached above 90 degrees 22 out of the 30 days of June, and all but two days so far in July. In ...

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Extreme heat can cause health problems

Extreme heat can cause health problems

Those dealing with the 90-degree plus weather these past few weeks won’t be surprised to learn that a heat advisory has been issued for ...

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New Senior Services Director named as Josephine Brown retires

New Senior Services Director named as Josephine Brown retires

At a luncheon held in her honor, Josephine B. Brown, the Executive Director of Newton County Senior Services, symbolically turned over the keys to her ...

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