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North Carolina Extends Child Care P-EBT Food Assistance Benefits for the 2021-22 School Year

North Carolina approved extending P-EBT food assistance benefits for child care through the 2021-22 school year, with the first issuance scheduled for next week

North Carolina COVID-19 Dashboard

Electronic reporting system broadens the picture of COVID-19 deaths in North Carolina. COVID-19 related deaths added to the COVID-19 Dashboard as of January 2022

CDC Updates COVID-19 Vaccine Recommendations for Immunocompromised Persons

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.

North Carolinians are encouraged to seek mental health support amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic

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.

NCDHHS Updates StrongSchoolsNC Toolkit

NCDHHS Updates StrongSchoolsNC Toolkit to Focus on Most Effective Strategies to Keep Students in the Classroom; Recommends that students be excluded from school only when they are sick or test positive for COVID-19

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in North Carolina as of February 9, 2022.

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.

Confirmed cases of COVID-19 in North Carolina as of February 3, 2022.

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.

Tips for wearing your N95 Mask

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.

Information about your COVID-19 vaccine

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...

Get vaccinated at home

Photo by Kampus Production from Pexels 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 . For...

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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. Please see the general information tab for our comment policy.
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Tropical Storm Colin Forms Off Carolinas Coast

Tropical Storm Colin formed quickly along the South Carolina coast overnight. Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued for much of the North Carolina coast, from the South Carolina border to Duck, as the system is expected to move northeastward, before moving offshore and away from NC by late in the day Sunday.
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