COVID-19

Tuesday, January 24, 2023 - 00:00

NCDHHS Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall: Navigating Mental Wellness, Aging, Caregiving and the Impacts of COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss Navigating Mental Wellness, Aging, Caregiving and the Impacts of COVID-19.
Tuesday, January 24, 2023

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Wednesday, Jan. 25, from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss Navigating Mental Wellness, Aging, Caregiving and the Impacts of COVID-19.

Tuesday, December 13, 2022 - 00:00

Telemedicine Program Launched to Increase Access to Lifesaving COVID-19 Treatments Lanzamiento del programa de telemedicina para aumentar acceso a tratamiento para salvar vidas contra el COVID-19

People who test positive for COVID-19, particularly those who are uninsured or don’t have a primary care doctor, will have better access to treatments thanks to a time-limited telemedicine program launched by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with StarMed Healthcare. After a positive test, early treatment is key to avoiding severe illness and hospitalizations, and treatment may even reduce complications from post-COVID conditions, also called long COVID.
Tuesday, December 13, 2022

People who test positive for COVID-19, particularly those who are uninsured or don’t have a primary care doctor, will have better access to treatments thanks to a time-limited telemedicine program launched by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services in partnership with StarMed Healthcare. After a positive test, early treatment is key to avoiding severe illness and hospitalizations, and treatment may even reduce complications from post-COVID conditions, also called long COVID.

Monday, December 12, 2022 - 00:00

Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Dose Available for Kids 6 months to 4 years La vacuna actualizada contra el COVID-19 está disponible para niños de 6 meses a 4 años

Most children 6 months to 4 years are now eligible for their updated COVID-19 vaccine, which protects against COVID-19 variants. These vaccine doses are becoming available in North Carolina this week following the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation.
Monday, December 12, 2022

Most children 6 months to 4 years are now eligible for their updated COVID-19 vaccine, which protects against COVID-19 variants. These vaccine doses are becoming available in North Carolina this week following the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation.

Monday, November 14, 2022 - 00:00

Get the Facts on Diabetes, Prevention, Management and Impacts of COVID-19: NCDHHS Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Monday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 7 p.m., to discuss diabetes prevention and management, the impacts of COVID-19 for people with diabetes and the importance of protection from the virus.
Monday, November 14, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Monday, Nov. 14, from 6 to 7 p.m., to discuss diabetes prevention and management, the impacts of COVID-19 for people with diabetes and the importance of protection from the virus.

Tuesday, November 8, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Refreshes COVID-19 Dashboards To Enhance User Experience

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is refreshing the COVID-19 dashboards to enhance design and user experience.
Tuesday, November 08, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is refreshing the COVID-19 dashboards to enhance design and user experience.

Monday, October 31, 2022 - 00:00

Know Before You Go to Seasonal Gatherings: NCDHHS Livestream Cafecito and Tele-Town Hall NCDHHS transmitirá una conversación en vivo y en español para proporcionar información sobre cómo cuidarse antes de ir a reuniones familiares y de temporada

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Spanish-language Cafecito and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters for everyone ages 5 and up, testing and treatments, flu vaccines and what North Carolinians need to know before they go to seasonal gatherings.
Monday, October 31, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live Spanish-language Cafecito and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters for everyone ages 5 and up, testing and treatments, flu vaccines and what North Carolinians need to know before they go to seasonal gatherings.

Wednesday, October 26, 2022 - 00:00

NCDHHS Announces First Flu Death of 2022-23 Season, Urges Flu Vaccination

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first flu-related death of the 2022-23 flu season.
Wednesday, October 26, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first flu-related death of the 2022-23 flu season.

Friday, October 21, 2022 - 00:00

Western North Carolinians Can Order Free COVID-19 Tests Thanks to USPS Pilot Program Habitantes del Oeste de NC Pueden Solicitar Pruebas Gratis de COVID-19 Gracias al Programa Piloto de USPS

Several western North Carolina communities were selected for a United States Postal Service pilot program to increase access to COVID-19 tests. People living in zip codes that begin with 287, 288 and 289 can order free, self-swab PCR test kits by visiting ineedacovid19test.com between now and Jan. 15, 2023.
Friday, October 21, 2022

Several western North Carolina communities were selected for a United States Postal Service pilot program to increase access to COVID-19 tests. People living in zip codes that begin with 287, 288 and 289 can order free, self-swab PCR test kits by visiting ineedacovid19test.com between now and Jan. 15, 2023.

Tuesday, October 18, 2022 - 00:00

Get the Facts About Updated COVID-19 Boosters for Children 5 to 11 at NCDHHS Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters for children 5 to 11, as well as testing and treatment options and annual flu shots.
Tuesday, October 18, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 6 to 7 p.m. to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters for children 5 to 11, as well as testing and treatment options and annual flu shots.

Thursday, October 13, 2022 - 00:00

Updated COVID-19 Booster Becoming Available for Kids 5-11 La dosis de refuerzo actualizada contra el COVID-19 estará disponible para niños de 5 a 11 años

Children and teens 5 and older can now receive the updated COVID-19 booster, specifically made to protect against the latest COVID-19 variants. The new booster is becoming available in North Carolina following the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation.
Thursday, October 13, 2022

Children and teens 5 and older can now receive the updated COVID-19 booster, specifically made to protect against the latest COVID-19 variants. The new booster is becoming available in North Carolina following the Food and Drug Administration’s emergency use authorization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendation.