Secretary's Office

Wednesday, November 30, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Appeals Superior Court Ruling in the Samantha R. et al. vs. NCDHHS and the State of North Carolina Court Case, Releases Statement

NCDHHS is appealing the Superior Court ruling in the Samantha R. et al. vs. NCDHHS and the state of North Carolina court case.
Wednesday, November 30, 2022

NCDHHS is appealing the Superior Court ruling in the Samantha R. et al. vs. NCDHHS and the state of North Carolina court case.

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, June 6, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Division of Public Health Launches Inaugural HBCU and MSI Internship Program

A group of students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) stepped into offices across the Division of Public Health within the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today, perhaps marking the first day of a career in public health.
Monday, June 06, 2022

A group of students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) and Minority Serving Institutions (MSI) stepped into offices across the Division of Public Health within the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today, perhaps marking the first day of a career in public health.

Wednesday, February 16, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall Tonight on COVID-19 Vaccines, Boosters, Health Equity and More

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall today, Feb. 16, from 6–7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines, boosters and more. In recognition of Black History Month, the event will hone in on health disparities and initiatives to advance health equity.
Wednesday, February 16, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall today, Feb. 16, from 6–7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines, boosters and more. In recognition of Black History Month, the event will hone in on health disparities and initiatives to advance health equity.

Thursday, January 20, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Launches New Plan to Advance Employment for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the launch of Promoting and Expanding Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Strategic Plan.
Thursday, January 20, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the launch of Promoting and Expanding Competitive Integrated Employment for Individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Strategic Plan.

Wednesday, January 19, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS to Host Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall on COVID-19 Vaccines, Boosters, Safety During Surge and More

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Jan. 20 from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines, boosters, testing and more.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Jan. 20 from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines, boosters, testing and more.

Wednesday, December 8, 2021 - 00:00

Gov. Cooper and NCDHHS Secretary Encourage Eligible North Carolinians to Enroll in Federal Health Insurance Marketplace Plans now more affordable; sign up by Dec. 15 for coverage on Jan. 1

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D., today highlighted changes in federal law that make obtaining insurance through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace more affordable and available to more than 100,000 additional people in the state.
Wednesday, December 08, 2021

Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D., today highlighted changes in federal law that make obtaining insurance through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace more affordable and available to more than 100,000 additional people in the state.

Monday, October 18, 2021 - 00:00

NCDHHS Secretary Mandy K. Cohen Elected to National Academy of Medicine

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for her work in creating a strategic alignment to bring about critical improvements in health.
Monday, October 18, 2021

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine (NAM) for her work in creating a strategic alignment to bring about critical improvements in health.

Saturday, October 23, 2021 - 00:00

UPDATE: NCDHHS Releases Draft Olmstead Plan, Extends Public Comment Through Nov. 8

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released a draft of its Olmstead Plan designed to assist people with disabilities to reside in and experience the full benefit of inclusive communities. The plan is open for public comment through Nov. 8, 2021. NCDHHS encourages all interested individuals and organizations to provide comment on this draft plan. NCDHHS will publish the final, two-year plan in December and begin implementing activities outlined in the plan in calendar years 2022 and 2023.
Saturday, October 23, 2021

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released a draft of its Olmstead Plan designed to assist people with disabilities to reside in and experience the full benefit of inclusive communities. The plan is open for public comment through Nov. 8, 2021. NCDHHS encourages all interested individuals and organizations to provide comment on this draft plan. NCDHHS will publish the final, two-year plan in December and begin implementing activities outlined in the plan in calendar years 2022 and 2023.