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DHHS Flu Shot Clinics on Dix Campus This Week

Flu season is here and DHHS wants you to be vaccinated! As in previous years, DHHS will be offering flu shot clinics for employees, their dependents, and eligible retired state employees.

Deadline for SECC Donations Extended to Dec. 14

The deadline for giving to the 2018 State Employees Combined Campaign has been extended to Dec. 14.

Public Health Employees Take a Bite for NC Crunch Event

Division of Public Health employees participated in the N.C. Crunch event at the division’s Six Forks campus on Oct. 10. At the stroke of noon, a group of participants gathered outside and crunched into a North Carolina grown apple to celebrate National Farm to School Month and to promote local agriculture.

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.