Twenty flu deaths were reported in North Carolina for the week ending March 11, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
A child in the western part of the state died Jan. 24 from complications associated with influenza infection.
State health officials are emphasizing the importance of testing homes for radon during the month of January – National Radon Action Month.
Influenza activity and flu-related deaths are rising in North Carolina as the peak of the 2016-17 flu season nears.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services encourages adding healthy and smart lifestyle choices to New Year’s resolutions for the coming year.
State health officials encourage North Carolinians to take health and safety precautions during the winter months.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the state's first death from flu for the 2016-2017 flu season.
RALEIGH, N.C. – Today is World Rabies Day and state health officials encourage North Carolinians to be aware of rabies and take preventive measures, including vaccination of their pets according to law.
Public health officials remind everyone to “tip and toss” outdoor water containers after this weekend’s heavy rain.
The beginning of a new school year is upon many in North Carolina and the Department of Human Services’ Division of Public Health reminds parents and guardians of the importance of vaccinations for school-aged children.