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 accepting applications for the state's Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP) beginning Dec. 1, 2016.
Governor Pat McCrory’s request was approved today to extend the statewide hot food waiver until November 30. This measure will help meet the needs of individuals and families still affected by Hurricane Matthew.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the U.S. Department of Agriculture approved his request for citizens in an additional 13 counties slammed earlier this month by Hurricane Matthew to be eligible to receive Disaster Food and Nutrition Service benefits.
Governor Pat McCrory announced today that thousands of households in an 18-county area slammed earlier this month by Hurricane Matthew may be eligible to receive Disaster Food and Nutrition Service benefits, following approval this morning of a request from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services for assistance to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture approved North Carolina’s request for a hot food waiver in all 100 counties, allowing Food and Nutrition Services (food stamps) recipients to purchase hot food prepared for immediate consumption from authorized Electronic Benefits Transfer retailers.
Replacement Benefits Available for Food and Nutrition Services Recipients With Losses Related to Hurricane MatthewThursday, October 13, 2016
Food and Nutrition Services recipients have until Oct. 18 to request replacement of their benefits if they experienced food losses that can be attributed to Hurricane Matthew.
Governor Pat McCrory cautioned North Carolinians that winter returns in earnest this weekend and it appears it is going to stick this time. Governor McCrory and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are encouraging all North Carolinians to stay safe during the winter months.
As winter weather makes headlines nationally, N.C. DHHS wants to remind North Carolinians about the Low Income Energy Assistance Program (LIEAP).