All Press Releases

Governor Roy Cooper Proclaims September as National Recovery Month

September 7, 2022

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed September as National Recovery Month to emphasize the importance of substance use disorder treatment and prevention and show support for the people across the state who struggle with addiction.

BugFest is back and buggier than ever! In person at NC Museum of Natural Sciences, Sept. 17

September 7, 2022

For the first time in three years, the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences’ largest annual event is back in person. BugFest, the largest one-day bug-centric event in the country, introduces museum guests to a range of arthropods from North Carolina and around the world.

NCDHHS Program Links People With Behavioral Health Needs With Those In Recovery

September 7, 2022

In response to rising mental health needs, another resource is available to behavioral health patients at emergency departments across the state.

Governor Cooper Announces Battery Manufacturer Will Create More Than 130 Jobs in Alamance County

September 7, 2022

Sunlight Batteries USA Inc., a manufacturer of lithium-ion and other high-performance batteries, will invest $40 million to expand its North Carolina operations into Alamance County, Governor Roy Cooper announced today.

NCDPI Receives $1.1 Million Federal Grant for Assessment Initiative

September 7, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction has been awarded a $1.1 million federal grant to develop an assessment system to support multilingual learners – also known as English language learners – in third through fifth grades.

Governor Cooper Announces State Boards and Commissions Appointments

September 6, 2022

 Governor Roy Cooper announced appointments to North Carolina boards and commissions today.

Gov. Cooper has appointed the following individuals to the North Carolina Board of Transportation:

NCDHHS Expands Eligibility for Monkeypox Vaccination as Vaccine Supply and Cases Increase, Urges Steps to Limit Spread

September 6, 2022

With evolving case trends and increasing supply, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine. Vaccinations are a key tool to keep individuals healthy, prevent spread, and protect communities.

Garner Fire Department to learn new insurance rating tonight at 7 p.m.

September 6, 2022

(Note: Insurance Commissioner Mike Causey was originally scheduled to present this rating. He will be unable to attend.

Statement about Safe and Orderly Voting Environment in the 2022 General Election

September 2, 2022

Statement from State Board Chair Damon Circosta on maintaining an orderly and safe voting environment for the 2022 general election.

Updated COVID-19 Boosters Becoming Available for Everyone 12 and Older

September 2, 2022

Updated boosters are becoming available in North Carolina, following the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) announcement this week that people 12 and older can receive an updated booster to protect against the latest COVID-19 variants. Vaccines are beginning to arrive in the state and vaccine appointments will be more widely available starting next week.

Updated COVID-19 Boosters Becoming Available for Everyone 12 and Older

September 2, 2022

Updated boosters are becoming available in North Carolina, following the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) announcement this week that people 12 and older can receive an updated booster to protect against the latest COVID-19 variants. Vaccines are beginning to arrive in the state and vaccine appointments will be more widely available starting next week.