Newsletter Articles

Division of Public Health Holds 17th Annual Poster Day Event

The Division of Public Health’s Epidemiology and Evaluation Team held its 17th annual Poster Day event April 27 at the division’s Six Forks campus in Raleigh. 

Seven DHHS Employees Receive Caswell Awards

Seven employees of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services are among 17 from across state government honored recently for their years of public service. 

New Logos, Brand Guidance Now Available for DHHS

The Office of Communications is pleased to share updated branding guidance for DHHS that replaces the “NC Tree” and uses the state seal. 

Fourth Annual Women’s Health Awareness Day Helps Women, Families Enhance Health

Employees from across the NC Department of Health and Human Services recently participated in the Fourth Annual Women’s Health Awareness Day, held at North Carolina Central University in Durham. 

DHHS Employees Help Save Woman on Dix Campus

A group of DHHS employees assisted when a woman was suffering from an overdose on the Dorothea Dix campus in Raleigh.

DHHS Employees Plant Pinwheels for Prevention

The pinwheel gardens raise awareness for community activities that support families and public policies that prioritize preventing child abuse and neglect. 

Secretary Cohen, DHHS Employees Participate in 5K to Prevent Child Maltreatment

Secretary Mandy Cohen, MD, and DHHS employees participated in the inaugural 5 Factors 5K Walk & Run, held April 14 on the Dorothea Dix Campus in Raleigh.

Public Health Leaders Contribute to Journal Focused on Adverse Childhood Experiences

Women’s and Children’s Health Section Chief Kelly Kimple, MD, and Chronic Disease and Injury Section Chief Susan Kansagra, MD, researched and authored an article on adverse childhood experiences, which are stressful or traumatic events, including abuse and neglect. 

25th Bunny Drive Breaks Record

The 25th annual Bunny Drive at DHHS collected a record 2,817 cuddly stuffed animals to distribute to Veterans Administration hospitals, pediatric centers and nursing homes in the Triangle area. 

DHHS Participating in Partnership to Assist Families, Strengthen Workforce Training

North Carolina was selected to participate in a federal program that could help assist vulnerable families in obtaining sustainable employment.