For the first time, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) joins the American Society on Aging to recognize the newly established Age Discrimination Awareness Day. ) on October 7, 2023. Modeled after the United Nations' International Day of Older Persons, Age Discrimination Awareness Day provides an opportunity to draw attention to the existence and impact of age discrimination in our society.
RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the first pediatric flu-related death for the 2023-2024 flu season. A child in the western part of the state recently died from complications associated with influenza infection. To protect the family’s privacy, additional information will not be released.