Emerging data suggests that some people with moderate to severe immune systems do not always develop the same level of immunity compared to people who are not immunosuppressed. CDC recommendations ensure that everyone, including those most vulnerable to COVID-19, gets the best possible protection through vaccination.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services encourages North Carolinians to seek mental health support through the 24/7 Hope4NC Helpline (1-855-587-3463). of the week by call, text or chat.
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Knowing when to increase or decrease measures that slow the spread of the virus depends on North Carolina’s testing, tracing and trends. This dashboard provides an overview of the metrics and capabilities that the state tracks.
Knowing when to increase or decrease measures that slow the spread of the virus depends on North Carolina's testing, tracing and trends. This dashboard provides an overview of the metrics and capabilities that the state tracks.
Should I wear an N95 mask? You should wear the mask that provides the most protection, fits well, and will be worn consistently. All masks provide protection, with higher grade masks like N95s providing the highest level.
Good quality, well-fitting masks are critical to public health in preventing the spread of COVID-19. When properly fitted and worn consistently, an N95 offers the highest level of protection against the spread of COVID-19 compared to other masks.
At your first vaccination appointment, you should get a CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Record card that has what COVID-19 vaccine you received, the date you received it, and where you received it. Keep this card safe and take a picture...
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Are you looking for a COVID-19 vaccine for a person who is at home due to mobility problems? You can call the home immunization hotline at 1-866-303-0026, or fill out a registration form .
Faced with national competition for testing supplies and a shortage of testing personnel, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is doing everything it can to support existing test sites, open more sites across the state, and increase access to services at home. collection kits.
The Department of Health and Human Services manages the delivery of health- and human-related services for all North Carolinians, especially our most vulnerable citizens – children, elderly, disabled and low-income families.
The Department works closely with health care professionals, community leaders and advocacy groups; local, state and federal entities; and many other stakeholders to make this happen.
Led by Dr. Mandy K. Cohen, the Department is divided into 30 divisions and offices. NCDHHS divisions and offices fall under four broad service areas - health, human services, administrative and support functions.
NCDHHS also oversees 14 facilities: developmental centers, neuro-medical treatment centers, psychiatric hospitals, alcohol and drug abuse treatment centers, and two residential programs for children.
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