Newsletter Articles

DHHS' Division of Public Health last month held a ceremony honoring long-term survivors of HIV and the health care providers who are helping them achieve good health and viral suppression, as part of a recognition of World AIDS Day.

Employees from across the NC Department of Health and Human Services recently participated in the Fourth Annual Women's Health Awareness Day, held at North Carolina Central University in Durham.

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.

Since joining DHHS in 2014, Safety Programs Director Martin Sinicki and his team have reduced workplace injuries within the Department of Health and Human Services by 28 percent, and lowered worker’s compensation costs by an astonishing $30 million.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, and during this time attention turns to increasing public awareness surrounding the issues of children’s mental health and overall mental health. The goal is to reduce stigma that might be associated with seeking treatment and to provide resources for those seeking services, especially suicide prevention. 

The Office of Rural Health's North Carolina Farmworker Health Program (NCFHP) recently celebrated over 25 years of collaboration.

A documentary about Black ASL, the unique dialect of American Sign Language (ASL) that developed within historically segregated African American Deaf communities, was produced through a non-profit at NC State University and will be screened throughout North Carolina.

The N.C. Department of Health and Health Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Services and its partners recently collaborated on efforts to raise awareness about protecting elders across the state.

N.C. Public Health Division Director Danny Staley laid out a roadmap to a new strategic service model for public health, known as Public Health 3.0, at this year's North Carolina Health Leaders' Conference in Raleigh.

The Division of Public Health's Epidemiology and Evaluation Team held its 17th annual Poster Day event April 27 at the division's Six Forks campus in Raleigh.

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.

Strong, positive relationships with caring adults can pave the way for a child's success in school and life. The importance of those connections were discussed by a panel at the North Carolina Early Childhood Action Plan Summit held in Raleigh on Feb. 27.

The NC Department of Health and Human Services announced today that the Toxicology Laboratory for the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has received reaccreditation from the American Board of Forensic Toxicology.

NC Department of Health and Human Services employees celebrated Diwali with Governor Roy Cooper and DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen on the Dorothea Dix Campus.

A Facebook page has been launched by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services in an effort to better connect with North Carolina citizens, share Department news and highlight DHHS divisions and programs.