RALEIGH — In North Carolina and nationally, emergency allotments for COVID-19 in the Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) program will end in March 2023. Households that have been receiving extra FNS benefits (called "emergency allotments") each month since March 2020 or after will see a reduction in benefits because of a federal change that ends emergency allotments for all states.
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"Get checked. Get tested. Protect yourself."
Raleigh, NC on July 25, 2022. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has expanded the list of higher-risk individuals who are eligible to receive the monkeypox...
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.
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.
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.
COVID-19 cases and deaths
How are cases and deaths counted in North Carolina?
A “COVID-19 case” is a person who has tested positive for COVID-19. People are only counted as a case once, even if they have multiple positive tests.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that anyone over the age of 18 who has received the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine receive a booster six months after their second dose to help strengthen and extend protections against COVID- 19. This comes after the Food and Drug Administration authorized the enhancers for such use today.