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," 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."
State employees with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a new ally in preparing for career advancement or a change in their current job. The NC Career Advancement Resources for Employees on the Spectrum (NCCARES) pilot program is accepting applications from employees with ASD who need support to achieve goals in the workplace.