Newsletter Articles

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.

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.

DHHS' Division of Human Resources partnered in 2016 with North Carolina State University's Office of Professional Development to plan a Management Development Certificate program for executive and mid-level managers. By the fall of 2017, a pilot program was in place.

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

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.

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

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

With grant funding helping to facilitate connections, the TBI team hopes to make the process of recovery a little bit smoother. 

April was Minority Health Month and DHHS noted the observance with activities throughout the month.

NCDHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen joined Caswell Developmental Center Director Marsha Meadows and other DHHS employees on Aug. 20 to present school supplies donated by DHHS employees to Lenoir County Public Schools Superintendent Brent Williams.

As the NC Department of Health and Human Services gears up for 2020, we are reflecting on the many ways DHHS and its partners have improved the health, safety and well-being of communities across the state during 2019.