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Healthier Together Announces Additional $500K in Grants to Support Equitable COVID-19 Response in North Carolina

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Sep 16, 2021 - 12:18 pm
Healthier Together Announces Additional $500K in Grants to Support Equitable COVID-19 Response in North Carolina Thu, 09/16/2021 - 12:00jbooth2 Thu, 09/16/2021 - 12:18 Healthier Togethe...

NCDHHS Responds to Actions Taken by Union County Board of Education, Outlines Required COVID-19 Control Measures to Protect Students, Staff and Community

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Sep 16, 2021 - 9:57 am
NCDHHS Responds to Actions Taken by Union County Board of Education, Outlines Required COVID-19 Control Measures to Protect Students, Staff and Community Thu, 09/16/2021 - 12:00jbooth2 Thu, 09/16/20...

NCDOT and NCDHHS Announce Solution to Help Fund Transit Rides to and from COVID-19 Vaccine Sites

DOT COVID19 Press releases - Sep 13, 2021 - 3:16 pm
The NC Department of Transportation and the NC Department of Health and Human Services announced that approximately $2.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funding to local transit agencies across to help...

Health Officials Urge North Carolinians to Get Vaccinated for Flu as COVID-19 Cases Remain High

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Sep 13, 2021 - 1:02 pm
Health Officials Urge North Carolinians to Get Vaccinated for Flu as COVID-19 Cases Remain High Mon, 09/13/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 Mon, 09/13/2021 - 13:02 Public health officials w...

Disaster Unemployment Assistance Available in Three N.C. Counties

NCDES COVID-19 - Sep 10, 2021 - 3:46 pm
Friday, Sep 10, 2021 Following a federal disaster declaration due to the eff...

COVID-19 Clusters Increase Among Middle and High School Sports Teams; NCDHHS Encourages Vaccination, Strong COVID-19 Protection Measures

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Sep 08, 2021 - 1:18 pm
COVID-19 Clusters Increase Among Middle and High School Sports Teams; NCDHHS Encourages Vaccination, Strong COVID-19 Protection Measures Wed, 09/08/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 Wed, 09/08/2021 - 13:...

$100 Summer Card Incentive to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Ends Tuesday

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 30, 2021 - 9:48 am
$100 Summer Card Incentive to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine Ends Tuesday Mon, 08/30/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 Mon, 08/30/2021 - 09:48 North Carolina’s $100 Summer Card program will end Tues...

As Adult ICU Patients Hit Record Highs for the Pandemic, New Report Shows Unvaccinated People Are More Than 15 Times More Likely to Die From COVID-19 Compared to Vaccinated People

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 27, 2021 - 11:18 am
As Adult ICU Patients Hit Record Highs for the Pandemic, New Report Shows Unvaccinated People Are More Than 15 Times More Likely to Die From COVID-19 Compared to Vaccinated People Fri, 08/27/202...

FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine for Those 16 and Older

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 23, 2021 - 3:59 pm
FDA Approves Pfizer Vaccine for Those 16 and Older Mon, 08/23/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 Mon, 08/23/2021 - 15:59 The Food and Drug Administration has approved the Pfizer-BioNTech COVI...

TeenVaxFacts.com Launches to Inform North Carolina Teens on COVID-19 Vaccines

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 23, 2021 - 3:22 pm
TeenVaxFacts.com Launches to Inform North Carolina Teens on COVID-19 Vaccines Mon, 08/23/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 Mon, 08/23/2021 - 15:22 The North Carolina Department of Health and...

Use of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for COVID-19 Up 18-Fold in NC Since Late June as Highly Contagious Delta Variant Spreads and Cases Surge Across the State

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 20, 2021 - 1:32 pm
Use of Monoclonal Antibody Therapy for COVID-19 Up 18-Fold in NC Since Late June as Highly Contagious Delta Variant Spreads and Cases Surge Across the State Fri, 08/20/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 F...

Immunocompromised People Can Now Receive Additional Dose of Moderna, Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 16, 2021 - 3:35 pm
Immunocompromised People Can Now Receive Additional Dose of Moderna, Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccines Mon, 08/16/2021 - 12:00jbooth2 Mon, 08/16/2021 - 15:35 North Carolinians who are moderately...

North Carolina Hits 10M Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Administered; Pace of Vaccinations Accelerating as Delta Variant Spreads

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 13, 2021 - 1:54 pm
North Carolina Hits 10M Doses of COVID-19 Vaccine Administered; Pace of Vaccinations Accelerating as Delta Variant Spreads Fri, 08/13/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 Fri, 08/13/2021 - 13:54...

COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hitting All-Time Highs; Health Officials Urge Vaccination

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 10, 2021 - 4:50 pm
COVID-19 Hospitalizations Hitting All-Time Highs; Health Officials Urge Vaccination Tue, 08/10/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 Tue, 08/10/2021 - 16:50 North Carolina experienced the larges...

NCDHHS Selects State Vendors to Support K-12 Schools Implementing COVID-19 Testing This Fall

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 05, 2021 - 10:15 am
NCDHHS Selects State Vendors to Support K-12 Schools Implementing COVID-19 Testing This Fall Thu, 08/05/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 Thu, 08/05/2021 - 10:15 The North Carolina Departmen...

NCDHHS Adds County-Level COVID-19 Vaccination Data From Federal Providers to Dashboard

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Aug 04, 2021 - 1:01 pm
NCDHHS Adds County-Level COVID-19 Vaccination Data From Federal Providers to Dashboard Wed, 08/04/2021 - 12:00 jbooth2 Wed, 08/04/2021 - 13:01 The North Carolina Department of H...

NCDHHS Expands COVID-19 Community Health Worker Program

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Jul 30, 2021 - 1:42 pm
NCDHHS Expands COVID-19 Community Health Worker Program Fri, 07/30/2021 - 12:00kgeith Fri, 07/30/2021 - 13:42 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding the...

North Carolina Rural Hospitals Receive More Than $4 Million for COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation

NCDHHS COVID-19 - Jul 30, 2021 - 9:54 am
North Carolina Rural Hospitals Receive More Than $4 Million for COVID-19 Testing and Mitigation Fri, 07/30/2021 - 12:00 kgeith Fri, 07/30/2021 - 09:54 North Carolina received mo...

North Carolina to Require Vaccine Verification for State Employees, Urges Other Government Agencies and Private Employers to do the Same

Governor COVID-19 - Jul 29, 2021 - 3:44 pm
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 3:43 PM Today, Governor Roy Cooper and North Carolina...

FOOTAGE AVAILABLE: Governor Cooper Sees More North Carolinians Get Lifesaving Shot at McDonald’s Restaurant in Nash County

Governor COVID-19 - Jul 29, 2021 - 12:05 pm
Thursday, Jul 29, 2021 12:04 PM Today, Governor Roy Cooper visited the vacci...
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