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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.

NCDHHS to Host Live Stream Fireside Chat and Featuring Firsthand Accounts of COVID-19

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Wednesday, June 1, from 6-7 p.m. to discuss COVID-19 recovery, ways to prevent and overcome long-term complications, and available treatments, and to hear firsthand accounts from North Carolinians who experienced varying severity of COVID-19 symptoms.

COVID-19 booster dose now available for children ages 5-11

RALEIGH — Children ages 5 to 11 can now get a COVID-19 booster dose five months after the date of their most recent dose of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine.

East Coast Migrant Head Start Project receives a donation from PNC

East Coast Migrant Head Start Project is proud to have received such a generous grant from the PNC Foundation to help bridge the digital divide in rural North Carolina. These electronic tools, valued at approximately $10,000, will allow our Faison educational campus to incorporate more advanced forms of learning digitally.

“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.

Wake Expands Backup Availability for the Community’s Most Vulnerable

Wake County Public Health is expanding the availability of boosters for the most vulnerable in the community. Clinics will begin administering the second booster dose today

Phase 2 of the Business Recovery Grant Program is NOW OPEN!

The North Carolina Department of Revenue (NCDOR) has opened a second application period for the Business Recovery Grant (BRG) program. The BRG will issue a one-time payment to eligible North Carolina businesses that suffered an economic loss of at least 20 percent during the pandemic. The Phase 2 application deadline is March 18.

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.

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
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