Public Health

Monday, November 28, 2022 - 00:00

Updated NC Dental Opioid Action Plan Includes Strategies to Help Dentists Prevent Misuse of Opioids

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released an updated North Carolina Dental Opioid Action Plan to provide clear steps and solutions for dentists and their staff, patients, families and communities to address the opioid epidemic.
Monday, November 28, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released an updated North Carolina Dental Opioid Action Plan to provide clear steps and solutions for dentists and their staff, patients, families and communities to address the opioid epidemic.

Thursday, November 17, 2022 - 00:00

State Health Officials Address Public Health Strategies to Increase Community and Family Safety from Firearm Violence and Misuse Plans lay out public health actions to reduce firearm injury and death

With the goal of keeping families and communities safe from firearm injury and death, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is releasing a white paper describing public health strategies to reduce firearm violence and misuse.
Thursday, November 17, 2022

With the goal of keeping families and communities safe from firearm injury and death, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is releasing a white paper describing public health strategies to reduce firearm violence and misuse.

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 00:00

Get the Facts on Diabetes, Prevention, Management and Impacts of COVID-19: NCDHHS Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Monday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 7 p.m., to discuss diabetes prevention and management, the impacts of COVID-19 for people with diabetes and the importance of protection from the virus.
Monday, November 14, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Monday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 7 p.m., to discuss diabetes prevention and management, the impacts of COVID-19 for people with diabetes and the importance of protection from the virus.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Refreshes COVID-19 Dashboards To Enhance User Experience

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is refreshing the COVID-19 dashboards to enhance design and user experience.
Tuesday, November 08, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is refreshing the COVID-19 dashboards to enhance design and user experience.

Wednesday, November 2, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Announces First Pediatric Flu Death of 2022-23 Season, Urges Flu Vaccination for Everyone 6 Months and Older

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric death from flu for the 2022-2023 flu season.
Wednesday, November 02, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric death from flu for the 2022-2023 flu season.

Monday, October 31, 2022 - 00:00

Know Before You Go to Seasonal Gatherings: NCDHHS Livestream Cafecito and Tele-Town Hall NCDHHS transmitirá una conversación en vivo y en español para proporcionar información sobre cómo cuidarse antes de ir a reuniones familiares y de temporada

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Spanish-language Cafecito and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters for everyone ages 5 and up, testing and treatments, flu vaccines and what North Carolinians need to know before they go to seasonal gatherings.
Monday, October 31, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Spanish-language Cafecito and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters for everyone ages 5 and up, testing and treatments, flu vaccines and what North Carolinians need to know before they go to seasonal gatherings.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Announces First Flu Death of 2022-23 Season, Urges Flu Vaccination

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first flu-related death of the 2022-23 flu season.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first flu-related death of the 2022-23 flu season.

Friday, October 21, 2022 - 00:00

Western North Carolinians Can Order Free COVID-19 Tests Thanks to USPS Pilot Program Habitantes del Oeste de NC Pueden Solicitar Pruebas Gratis de COVID-19 Gracias al Programa Piloto de USPS

Several western North Carolina communities were selected for a United States Postal Service pilot program to increase access to COVID-19 tests. People living in zip codes that begin with 287, 288 and 289 can order free, self-swab PCR test kits by visiting ineedacovid19test.com between now and Jan. 15, 2023.
Friday, October 21, 2022

Several western North Carolina communities were selected for a United States Postal Service pilot program to increase access to COVID-19 tests. People living in zip codes that begin with 287, 288 and 289 can order free, self-swab PCR test kits by visiting ineedacovid19test.com between now and Jan. 15, 2023.