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Well Water Testing for Radon

Franklin County Environmental Health Services provides water testing for radon, Uranium, and gross alpha/ beta contaminates. Below are links to …

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May is Mediterranean Diet Month

Happy International Mediterranean Diet Month A great time to start eating the Med way! What is Med Month? May is …

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Know It - Control It

Blood Pressure Management Program February is American Heart Month so why not get Heart Healthy! N.C. Cooperative Extension, Franklin County Center …

Med Instead of Meds

Med Instead of Meds – Mediterranean Way of Eating A few weeks ago, the first Med Instead of Meds 6-week …

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4-H Hurricane Florence Supply Drive

Franklin County 4-H will conduct a Supply Drive for all those affected by Hurricane Florence. The much-needed supplies will …

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Handling and Cleaning Up Damaged Pesticide Containers at Home

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