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Thursday, September 28, 2023


NCDHHS Launches Take Pride Now Campaign to Encourage Sexual Health, Encourage Mpox Vaccinations, Reduce Disease Transmission

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is launching the Take Pride Now campaign to encourage sexual health. This campaign promotes safer sex practices, including sexually transmitted infections (STIs) prevention, testing and treatment.

NCDHHS Expands Eligibility for Monkeypox Vaccination as Vaccine Supply and Cases Increase, Urges Steps to Limit Spread

With evolving case trends and increasing supply, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine. Vaccinations are a key tool to keep individuals healthy, prevent spread, and protect communities.

Wake County Public Health Identifies County’s First Case of Monkeypox

Wake County Public Health has confirmed the first case of monkeypox in our county. This is the third confirmed case of the virus in North Carolina. The patient is currently isolating at home and Wake County staff are working with them on contact tracing. No additional information about this resident will be disclosed.
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U.S. Trade Representative Katherine Tai meets with Latino leaders at El Centro Hispano in Durham

North Carolina, September 28, 2023.- Today, El Centro Hispano had the honor of hosting United States Trade Representative Katherine Tai for an important discussion with Latino leadership in the North Carolina Triangle area. . Ambassador Tai is a distinguished member of President Joe Biden's Cabinet and serves as a senior trade advisor, negotiator, and spokesperson for U.S. trade policy.
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