Newsletter Articles

Rick Dickerson, a rehabilitation engineer with DHHS' Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services, received one of the Governor's Awards for Excellence at an Oct. 23 ceremony at the Museum of History in Raleigh for his response to a motor vehicle crash.

DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen and leaders and staff from across DHHS are reading to children to celebrate Week of the Young Child.

In a short time, Matthew Schwab has become a Project SEARCH success story for the NC Department of Health and Human Services, having secured internships at two divisions.

Officials from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the NC Department of Public Safety participated with federal, state and local partners in a multi-state Ebola virus disease emergency preparedness exercise Nov. 4–8, 2019.

NCDHHS' Division of Aging and Adult Services (DAAS) was recently awarded a grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help promote a public health approach to Alzheimer's disease and related dementias.

North Carolina First Lady Kristin Cooper joined State Health Director Dr. Betsey Tilson at Wake County Human Services to encourage North Carolinians to get vaccinated against the flu.

The Adaptive Engineering Technology team at the Riddle Center designs, modifies and repairs specialty wheelchairs – most of which are very complex in function – and makes or modifies items such as helmets, splints and beds to assist residents with activities of daily living.

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.

DPH’s Foust, Mattson Receive Awards; NCATP Honored for Work on Online Course; Seniors’ Basketball Team with DHHS Coach, Players Wins State Finals

More Powerful NC, a public education campaign to raise awareness about the opioid epidemic and empower North Carolinians to take action to address the epidemic in their homes and communities, launched in early April. 

Secretary Cohen Named One of Top 50 Most Influential Clinical Executives, Richard, Marti Honored with 2019 NC Pediatric Society Awards, and more. 

DHHS held its first-ever Native American Heritage Month event on Nov. 20 featuring members of the Lumbee tribe from Robeson County who were dressed in full regalia and provided native singing, dancing and storytelling.

A team from Rowan County gave the top performance at this week's North Carolina Paramedic Championship.

The April 17 deadline for filing federal, state and local taxes is less than a month away and DHHS is sharing opportunities for taxpayers to receive assistance in filing their taxes and determine if their eligible for the Earned Income Tax Credit.

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