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Next week, North Carolina’s youngest children who are eligible for food assistance benefits will begin to receive extra monthly benefits tied to the COVID-19 pandemic for the 2021-2022 school year.

More timely access to death certificate data through a new electronic reporting system is giving North Carolinians a more comprehensive picture of COVID-19-related deaths, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Cafecito and Spanish language tele-town hall on Tuesday, 6–7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Cafecito and Spanish language tele-town hall on Tuesday from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines and boosters.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today launched Spring into Summer, a community campaign focused on increasing rates of COVID-19 vaccinations and boosters for adults and children.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced that an average of nine North Carolinians died each day from a drug overdose in 2020, a 40% increase from the previous year.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released its plan for the current stage of the pandemic, Moving Forward Together (Spanish). NCDHHS also announced upcoming changes to its COVID-19 Data Dashboard starting March 23.

North Carolina is earning national recognition for its success in helping low-income families through a new water assistance program for households affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on March 10 from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 vaccines for children ages 5 and older.

To ensure more North Carolinians have access to the information they need to make decisions about their health and wellbeing, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has made key COVID-19 vaccine information available in the state’s most used languages. In addition to a dedicated Spanish webpage for COVID-19 vaccines, vacunate.nc.gov, materials and videos in English and Spanish, NCDHHS now has COVID-19 vaccine materials in the state’s five other most used languages.

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