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Secretary Cohen Hosts NC Medicaid "All Hands" Meeting

NC Medicaid employees, contractors and business partners met on Aug. 29 for an afternoon hosted by Secretary Mandy Cohen to receive updates on the move to Medicaid Managed Care in North Carolina.

DHHS Shoutouts: DPH’s Dellapena, Foust Honored for Work; Broughton on List of Most Beautiful Hospitals in US; MFP Program Celebrates Milestone

DPH’s Dellapena, Foust Honored for Work; Broughton on List of Most Beautiful Hospitals in US; MFP Program Celebrates Milestone

Governor Cooper Proclaims September Deaf Awareness Month

With hearing loss on the rise as baby boomers enter their 60s and 70s, Governor Roy Cooper proclaimed September as Deaf Awareness Month in North Carolina during a brief ceremony Sept. 5 attended by advocates for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing at the Executive Mansion.

DHHS Employees Drop Off School Supplies Statewide

Governor Roy Cooper’s 2nd annual School Supply Drive wrapped up last month, with over 3,000 boxes of supplies collected for schools across the state by DHHS and state employees as well as residents.

DSS Collects Food for Backpack Buddies

The Division of Social Services’ Economic and Family Services section collected 292 pounds of food for the Inter-Faith Food Ministry, which supports programs that help feed low-income families through efforts like the Backpack Buddies. 

2018 State Employees Combined Campaign Kicks Off Friday

This year’s State Employees Combined Campaign is launching with an event from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 17, at downtown Raleigh’s Bicentennial Mall to educate employees about their power of giving.

DHHS Softball Team Enters Playoffs as Top Seed

The DHHS softball team has had a great season rolling into the playoffs. With a 14-2 record in the State Government Softball League, the team sits in first place as the playoffs began this week.

Dix Café Opens

The Dix Café held its grand opening Friday to an enthusiastic crowd that sampled cinnamon buns, cake and drinks and admired the renovated space at 100 Cafeteria Road.

Black Mountain Business Owner Receives Small Business of the Year Award from Division of Vocational Rehabilitation

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services has honored Black Mountain business owner Charles Nembhard with a 2018 Small Business of the Year award.

Morehead City Attorney Receives Small Business of the Year Award from Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services has honored Morehead City attorney Patrick Newman with a 2018 Small Business of the Year award.