A child in the western part of the state died Jan. 24 from complications associated with influenza infection.
Mandy K. Cohen, MD, MPH, has joined the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services as its Secretary, following her appointment Jan. 13, 2017, by Governor Roy Cooper.
State health officials are emphasizing the importance of testing homes for radon during the month of January – National Radon Action Month.
Influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services encourages adding healthy and smart lifestyle choices to New Year’s resolutions for the coming year.
Teens in foster care in North Carolina may continue receiving support services from their 18th to their 21st birthdays through Foster Care 18 to 21, which begins Jan. 1.
State health officials encourage North Carolinians to take health and safety precautions during the winter months.
As Governor Pat McCrory’s administration winds down, I would like to call to mind some of the significant accomplishments achieved during the past four years through the Department of Health and Human Services under the Governor’s leadership and with his support.
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Secretary Rick Brajer has been presented the John Baggett Advocate Award from the North Carolina chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI).
A ceremony was held Dec. 15 to dedicate the North Carolina House to its new owners, Anayo Offia and Chinyere Okafor, originally from Nigeria. The couple assisted in the construction of their new home.