All Press Releases

Governor Cooper Tours Martin Millennium Academy in Tarboro and Delivers Governor’s School Supply Drive Donations

September 20, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper toured Martin Millennium Academy in Edgecombe County and delivered supplies collected from the Governor’s School Supply Drive today.

Governor Cooper Presents Official Bid for North Carolina to Host the 2027 World University Games

September 20, 2022

Today, Governor Cooper hosted the Executive Board of the International University Sports Federation (FISU) at the North Carolina Executive Mansion to demonstrate the state’s ability and desire to host the 2027 FISU World University Games in the state’s University Hub Region.

Governor Cooper Names New State Budget Director

September 19, 2022

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced State Budget Director Charlie Perusse’s retirement from the Office of State Budget and Management (OSBM). The Governor selected the state’s Chief Deputy State Budget Director Kristin Walker to replace Perusse.

Medical Sterilizing Company to Build a Major Facility in Burlington with a $60 Million Investment

September 19, 2022

SteriTek, a contract sterilizer, will create 50 new jobs in Alamance County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. The company will invest $59.9 million to build an East Coast sterilization facility in Burlington.

Learn about Updated COVID-19 Boosters, Flu Shots & Monkeypox at NCDHHS Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall

September 19, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters, testing and treatments, as well as the flu and monkeypox vaccines.

NCDHHS Reports Increased West Nile Virus Activity in North Carolina, Encourages Prevention Measures

September 19, 2022

Public health officials from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services are encouraging residents and visitors to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illness following recent cases of West Nile virus in several parts of the state.

Learn about Updated COVID-19 Boosters, Flu Shots & Monkeypox at NCDHHS Livestream Fireside Chat and Tele-Town Hall

September 19, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters, testing and treatments, as well as the flu and monkeypox vaccines.

N.C. Historical Commission to Meet Sept. 21 in Raleigh

September 19, 2022

The North Carolina Historical Commission will hold their regular meeting Wednesday., Sept. 21 at 10 a.m. in room 308 of the Archives and History Building, 102 E. Jones St., Raleigh

Commissioner Causey to attend ‘hose uncoupling’ ceremony, groundbreaking in Fayetteville on Monday

September 16, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as State Fire Marshal, will join local and state officials for a “hose uncoupling” ceremony and groundbreaking on Monday, Sept. 19, beginning at 2 p.m. at the FTCC-Cumberland County Regional Fire & Rescue Training Center in Fayetteville.

Commissioner Causey to attend ‘hose uncoupling’ ceremony, groundbreaking in Fayetteville on Monday

September 16, 2022

North Carolina Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey, who also serves as State Fire Marshal, will join local and state officials for a “hose uncoupling” ceremony and groundbreaking on Monday, Sept. 19, beginning at 2 p.m. at the FTCC-Cumberland County Regional Fire & Rescue Training Center in Fayetteville.

President James K. Polk State Historic Site Receives Technology Award

September 16, 2022

The Southeastern Museums Conference (SEMC) has awarded the President James K.

Duke Homestead Presents Vintage Night at the Durham Athletic Park

September 16, 2022

 Join Duke Homestead State Historic Site at the historic Durham Athletic Park for an evening with two vintage baseball games on Sept. 24 at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

North Carolina Recognized for Innovations in Medicaid Program

September 16, 2022

North Carolina’s Medicaid program received a 2022 Medicaid Innovation Award presented by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Academy for State Health Policy. The nonpartisan award recognizes states for demonstrating creativity, leadership and progress in their Medicaid programs despite significant public health challenges in recent years.

North Carolina Recognized for Innovations in Medicaid Program

September 16, 2022

North Carolina’s Medicaid program received a 2022 Medicaid Innovation Award presented by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the National Academy for State Health Policy. The nonpartisan award recognizes states for demonstrating creativity, leadership and progress in their Medicaid programs despite significant public health challenges in recent years.

North Carolina Releases State Action Plan to Address Suicide

September 16, 2022

Suicide is among the top five leading causes of death for people ages 10 to 65 in North Carolina. To address this complex and serious health problem, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released a coordinated state action plan to reduce injury and death by suicide.