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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.

North Carolina COVID-19 Dashboard

Electronic reporting system broadens the picture of COVID-19 deaths in North Carolina. COVID-19 related deaths added to the COVID-19 Dashboard as of January 2022

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

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 Urges K-12 Schools To Promote Vaccination And Boosters For Students And Staff

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services urges K-12 schools to promote immunization and boosters for students and staff and require students and staff to wear masks indoors to keep students in the classroom and limit risk. transmission rate of COVID-19.

“Now is the time to get your booster shot”

"Now is the time to get your booster shot," said Kody H. Kinsley, Assistant Chief Secretary for Health and incoming Secretary of the NCDHHS. "We have a lot of vaccines in the state, and getting a booster shot, or getting vaccinated if you're not already, dramatically lowers the risk of serious illness and hospitalization for the Omicron variant."

Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Now Available to Everyone 16 and Over

Eligibility for Pfizer's COVID-19 booster vaccine has been expanded to include 16 and 17-year-olds, making safe and effective boosters now available to everyone 16 and older.
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