Press Releases

Statement on Baby+Co Cary

Monday, June 11, 2018

Following press reports of numerous infant deaths associated with Baby+Co’s birthing center in Cary, North Carolina, Baby+Co agreed to a voluntary review of their clinical standards and operations by the NC Division of Health Service Regulation (DHSR) at the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). Today, DHSR released its report on that review, which identified significant concerns regarding medical oversight and supervision of nurse midwives, the criteria used to admit and discharge patients, after-hours staffing, laboratory operations, documentation, and staff orientation and training.

Rowan County EMS Team Wins NC's 2017 Paramedic Championship

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Rowan County EMS' Daniel Medina and Aaron Thurston claimed top honors following the 27th Annual Paramedic Competition, held at the Koury Convention Center during the annual Emergency Medicine Today Conference.

Test Your Home for Radon; Kits Available While Supplies Last

Thursday, January 19, 2017

State health officials are emphasizing the importance of testing homes for radon during the month of January – National Radon Action Month. 

Surry County Pair Judged as N.C.'s Top Paramedic Team for 2016

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

A team from Surry County Emergency Services gave the top performance during a judged competition with five other teams at this week's North Carolina Paramedic Championship.

 

State Health Officials Encourage Radon Testing

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

As part of Governor Pat McCrory’s commitment to a healthy North Carolina, the Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging North Carolinians to test their homes for radon.  Officials are distributing free radon test kits through county health departments.