Newsletter Articles

The Joslin Diabetes Center is a world-renowned center for diabetes treatment and research that is dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes and ensuring that people with diabetes have long, healthy lives.

Art created by 130 residents of DHHS' J. Iverson Riddle Developmental Center is on display at the City of Morganton Municipal Auditorium through March 31. The work is part of the art show “Shine' and features mixed-media community artwork.

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Having health insurance is a big part of being healthy. If you don’t have health coverage, consider enrolling for 2019 coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace at HealthCare.gov between Nov. 1 and Dec. 15.

May is Stroke Awareness Month and a new Division of Public Health stroke prevention campaign, Small Steps, Bright Future, focuses on preventing stroke among African Americans who are at a disproportionate risk for stroke. 

The State Employees Combined Campaign (SECC) is holding its kickoff event from 11am to 1pm August 2 at Bicentennial Mall in downtown Raleigh. 

A simple battery interrupter assembled by Division of Vocational Rehabilitation Services intern Sarah Gachuz is bringing joy to children with disabilities who can now activate battery-operated toys that previously posed a challenge for them to turn on and off.

On Oct. 10, N.C. Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen and members of the DHHS leadership team presented updates to two Joint Legislative Oversight Committees: Health and Human Services, and Medicaid and NC Health Choice.

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

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

Medicaid Employees Help Florence Victims; Black Mountain Arts Therapist Profiled on UNC-TV; Holiday Events Held at Facilities; and More

DHHS offices in Raleigh collected 2,920 stuffed animals for the 2019 Bunny Drive, breaking last year’s all-time record of 2,817. 

To create a more relaxing environment, Wright School has two therapy dogs to support the students and staff. 

The NC Department of Health and Human Services is partnering this year with the NC Department of Transportation and its annual Bicycle Helmet Initiative to reduce bicycle injuries and deaths. The initiative distributes free helmets through various agencies sponsoring bicycle safety events.

N.C. DHHS employees honored military personnel killed in action and deceased veterans prior to Memorial Day.