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NCDHHS Prepares for Vaccine Distribution for Children Under 5

Vaccines will be available in all 100 counties. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is preparing to distribute the COVID-19 vaccine for children under the age of 5 and to ensure that families across the state have the information they need to access the vaccines they need. immunizations for their young children. Children are vulnerable to the COVID-19 virus, just like everyone else.

“Too early to let your guard down”

"Too early to let our guard down," warns the PAHO Director on the two-year anniversary of the pandemic. As COVID-19 deaths exceed 2.6 million in the Americas and restrictions are lifted, countries must prepare to respond quickly to new variants or outbreaks.

Leaders from Across Wake County Work to Lift Mask Mandates Next Friday

After months of careful tracking of COVID-19 metrics, Wake County government will lift its mask mandate, which has been joined by the city of Raleigh and the cities of Garner, Knightdale, Rolesville and Zebulon. These mandates will be removed as of 5 p.m. on Friday, February 25. Morrisville city leaders are currently consulting with their board of directors about withdrawing his mandate as well. The cities of Apex, Cary, Fuquay-Varina, Holly Springs, Wake Forest, and Wendell no longer had mask mandates in place.

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.

Governor Cooper Expands Policy for State Employees to Provide Support in Schools

Governor Roy Cooper today announced a policy extension allowing state employees to use volunteer days to help combat staffing shortages in K-12 school districts across the state due to COVID-19. The extension, through April 15, provides an additional 24 hours of Community Service Leave for state employees with supervisor approval to work in North Carolina schools as substitute teachers, bus drivers, cafeteria staff and others. necessary functions, in addition to the standard 24 hours of voluntary leave provided annually.

Governor Cooper Encourages NC Families to File Federal Income Taxes to Access Full Benefits of the Child Tax Credit

Raleigh Feb 8, 2022 With tax season quickly approaching, North Carolina families are encouraged to file their federal income taxes to ensure they access their full, expanded Child Tax Credit, as well as other federal benefits. Many families received about...

What is a self test

COVID-19 self-tests are those you can do yourself at home or anywhere else. These tests are also sometimes called "home tests" or "over-the-counter tests." Self-tests offer fast results. Self-testing is one of many options for detecting the virus that causes COVID-19 and can be more convenient than laboratory tests and point-of-care tests.

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.

What is the state of science in this year that begins?

"Science regained importance in our lives in the wake of the pandemic, and it also brought us a sense of hope that things will soon get better," the 3M company mentions in its annual report. A new year has begun, the world continues to fight against the Covid 19 pandemic and as a result of this all people have turned to see the importance of science for development, not only in health matters but to achieve a sustainable life.
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