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Charlotte J. Nash | County Business

With 3,069 counties in America, comparisons and rankings are inevitable. I like to say Gwinnett County sets the standard for local government, and the dozens of awards we win every year support that assertion. I’d like to use this space to share some of the latest honors.

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Nine standards certificates presented to the Gwinnett Board of Health. (Pictured L-R) Mayor Mike Mason, Alvin Wilbanks, Joseph Sternberg, Louise Radloff, Jason Reagan, Dr. Alan Bier,  Dr. Lloyd Hofer, Dr. Earl Grubbs, Chris Smith

Out of 831 jurisdictions enrolled throughout the United States, Gwinnett, Newton and Rockdale County (GNR) Health Departments is now one of only five jurisdictions in the nation to meet all nine standards of the Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) Voluntary National Retail Food Regulatory Program ("Program Standards").

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Rabid raccoon found in Gwinnett County Park

The Gwinnett County Animal Welfare and Enforcement Division and the Gwinnett County Health Department are advising residents to use caution after a rabid raccoon was contained Friday.

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