Newsletter Articles

DHHS Shoutouts: MDC Program Graduates New Class; Tilson Named to NCIOM; and More

NCDHHS recognizes employees and partners for their accomplishments and doing positive work in their communities.

Summer Nutrition Program Helps Feed Kids During Summer Months

A federally-funded initiative is providing healthy meals to children and teens in economically disadvantaged areas through Aug. 31.

Sunflowers, Stars, Safaris and Stretching: Summer Events Galore at Dix Park

Dorothea Dix Park will host several events this summer and fall.

DHHS Begins Using ZixMail Department-wide to Protect Sensitive Information in Emails

ZixMail, a tool that encrypts emails, will help protect confidential information. 

Community Engagement and Empowerment Team Creates Opportunities for Those with Mental Health Challenges

The Community Engagement and Empowerment team, a group within DHHS’ Division of Mental Health, Developmental Disabilities and Substance Abuse Services, works to connect communities with policymakers and help people advocate for themselves or for a family member. 

North Carolina Radiation Protection Acquires Drone for Radiation Measurement

DHHS Division of Health Service Regulation's Radiation Protection section's drone will be able to detect radiation, allowing its human handlers to remain safe distance away.

DHHS Disability Analyst on “MasterChef”

Disability Analyst Juni Cuevas had no intention of trying out for the TV show “MasterChef” when auditions came to Raleigh in September. After a coworker convinced him to audition, he got the call to come to Los Angeles.

At Annual Breakfast, Stories of Vocational Rehabilitation Changing Lives

The North Carolina Rehabilitation Association hosted their 23rd annual C. Odell Tyndall Legislative Breakfast on June 13 in the cafeteria of the North Carolina General Assembly in Raleigh. 

DHHS Shoutouts: Tilson Honored for Distinguished Public Service; Medicaid’s Henley Honored for Work; and More

NCDHHS recognizes employees and partners for their accomplishments and doing positive work in their communities.

DPH Cancer Surveillance Resource Selected as Notable Government Document by the American Library Association

A publication created by DHHS’ Division of Public Health to help North Carolina communities fight cancer was included in an American Library Association’s list of notable government documents published in 2017.