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COVID-19 Situation Update: July 9
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is urging all unvaccinated North Carolinians to get a COVID-19 vaccine
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is urging all unvaccinated North Carolinians to get a COVID-19 vaccine
 
COVID-19 Situation Update: June 30
 
Launched in 2015, NCServes is the nation’s first statewide coordinated network of public, private, and non-profit organizations working together to connect military service members, veterans, and military families
Launched in 2015, NCServes is the nation’s first statewide coordinated network of public, private, and non-profit organizations working together to connect military service members, veterans, and military families
 
Candidate filing for most 2021 city, town, and village elections in North Carolina begins at noon Friday, July 2, and ends at noon Friday, July 16.
Candidate filing for most 2021 city, town, and village elections in North Carolina begins at noon Friday, July 2, and ends at noon Friday, July 16.
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today updated North Carolina’s vaccine data on its COVID Data Tracker.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today updated North Carolina’s vaccine data on its COVID Data Tracker.
 
As the Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, progresses through mutation and spread throughout the world and, ultimately, the United States, BCN shall endeavor to keep the public informed.
As the Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, progresses through mutation and spread throughout the world and, ultimately, the United States, BCN shall endeavor to keep the public informed.
 
Starting July 1, nearly 1.6 million Medicaid beneficiaries in North Carolina will begin receiving the same Medicaid services in a new way through NC Medicaid Managed Care health plans.
Starting July 1, nearly 1.6 million Medicaid beneficiaries in North Carolina will begin receiving the same Medicaid services in a new way through NC Medicaid Managed Care health plans.
 
Bladen County, which has a vaccination rate of only 33%, is experiencing critical viral spread and increases in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
Bladen County, which has a vaccination rate of only 33%, is experiencing critical viral spread and increases in COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health today released its Plan to End the HIV Epidemic in the state.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Public Health today released its Plan to End the HIV Epidemic in the state.
 
COVID-19 Situation Update: June 23
 
To help Medicaid beneficiaries get the accurate information they need to make an informed decision about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will reimburse Medicaid providers for providing counseling on the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination.
To help Medicaid beneficiaries get the accurate information they need to make an informed decision about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will reimburse Medicaid providers for providing counseling on the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding the number of locations providing $25 Summer Cards to offset the time and transportation costs of getting vaccinated.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding the number of locations providing $25 Summer Cards to offset the time and transportation costs of getting vaccinated.
 
COVID-19 Situation Update: June 16
 
North Carolinians vaccinated by the Veterans Administration (VA) and through the Tribal Health Program are now eligible for the $4 Million Summer Cash and College Tuition drawings
North Carolinians vaccinated by the Veterans Administration (VA) and through the Tribal Health Program are now eligible for the $4 Million Summer Cash and College Tuition drawings
 
There is increasing urgency for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the more dangerous new Delta variant is rapidly spreading in the United States
There is increasing urgency for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the more dangerous new Delta variant is rapidly spreading in the United States
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the state is expanding availability of its at-home COVID-19 test collection.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the state is expanding availability of its at-home COVID-19 test collection.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is launching an expanded COVID-19 screening testing program to support public, charter and private K-12 schools in protecting students and staff from the spread of COVID-19.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is launching an expanded COVID-19 screening testing program to support public, charter and private K-12 schools in protecting students and staff from the spread of COVID-19.
 
COVID-19 Situation Update: June 10
 
These decisions were made following an extensive interview process with members of the Vidant Health Board of Directors and leaders from across the organization.
These decisions were made following an extensive interview process with members of the Vidant Health Board of Directors and leaders from across the organization.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced more than 80% of adults 65 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced more than 80% of adults 65 and older in the state have received at least one dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
 
Vidant Health is proud to announce EastCare recently became one of the first medical flight programs in North Carolina to carry O Negative Whole Blood
Vidant Health is proud to announce EastCare recently became one of the first medical flight programs in North Carolina to carry O Negative Whole Blood
 
COVID-19 Situation Update: June 2
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced North Carolina has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to continue the Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) food assistance program through Summer 2021.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced North Carolina has been approved by the U.S. Department of Agriculture to continue the Pandemic Electronic Benefits Transfer (P-EBT) food assistance program through Summer 2021.
 
Vidant Health is proud to announce a new collaboration with Mayo Clinic Laboratories that gives Vidant access to Mayo Clinic’s extensive menu of primary reference laboratory tests and clinical expertise
Vidant Health is proud to announce a new collaboration with Mayo Clinic Laboratories that gives Vidant access to Mayo Clinic’s extensive menu of primary reference laboratory tests and clinical expertise
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the selection of organizations to serve three regions of the state
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the selection of organizations to serve three regions of the state
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced all Medicaid beneficiaries currently eligible to transition to managed care have selected or been assigned a health plan with 97% enrolled in a plan that includes their current primary care provider (PCP) in network.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced all Medicaid beneficiaries currently eligible to transition to managed care have selected or been assigned a health plan with 97% enrolled in a plan that includes their current primary care provider (PCP) in network.
 
Vidant Health is aware scammers are calling community members in an attempt to solicit Medicare or financial information.
Vidant Health is aware scammers are calling community members in an attempt to solicit Medicare or financial information.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is launching a new public campaign encouraging North Carolinians to "Vax Up or Mask Up” to support the new guidance that lifts many of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is launching a new public campaign encouraging North Carolinians to "Vax Up or Mask Up” to support the new guidance that lifts many of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions.
 
A new tool created by the NC Department of Health and Human Services that maps social vulnerability and vaccination rates by census tract has helped North Carolina vaccine providers increase vaccinations by 50 percent in 89 underserved communities.
A new tool created by the NC Department of Health and Human Services that maps social vulnerability and vaccination rates by census tract has helped North Carolina vaccine providers increase vaccinations by 50 percent in 89 underserved communities.
 
COVID-19 Situation Update: May 24
 
As part of its ongoing effort to get more North Carolinians vaccinated and safely bring summer back, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is offering $25 Summer Cash Cards at select vaccine sites to offset the time and transportation costs of getting vaccinated.
As part of its ongoing effort to get more North Carolinians vaccinated and safely bring summer back, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is offering $25 Summer Cash Cards at select vaccine sites to offset the time and transportation costs of getting vaccinated.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today expanded its NC COVID-19 Dashboard to include a new metric — wastewater monitoring.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today expanded its NC COVID-19 Dashboard to include a new metric — wastewater monitoring.
 
This expansion will provide benefits to families with young children and infants who need extra help buying food.
This expansion will provide benefits to families with young children and infants who need extra help buying food.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat for rural communities on COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday, May 25
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat for rural communities on COVID-19 vaccines on Tuesday, May 25
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is extending open enrollment for NC Medicaid Managed Care through Friday, May 21.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is extending open enrollment for NC Medicaid Managed Care through Friday, May 21.
 
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging North Carolinians in the triangle area who are not yet vaccinated to attend the family-friendly, COVID-19 vaccination event
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is encouraging North Carolinians in the triangle area who are not yet vaccinated to attend the family-friendly, COVID-19 vaccination event
 
In observance of National Dental Care Awareness Month this month and in its continuing commitment to improving health, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released the NC Oral Health Improvement Plan
In observance of National Dental Care Awareness Month this month and in its continuing commitment to improving health, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released the NC Oral Health Improvement Plan
 
Throughout the pandemic, Vidant Health has kept the safety and well-being of team members, patients and their loved ones at the forefront of all decisions.
Throughout the pandemic, Vidant Health has kept the safety and well-being of team members, patients and their loved ones at the forefront of all decisions.
 
Based on a review of safety and effectiveness data from clinical trials in the United States and the expanded emergency authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
Based on a review of safety and effectiveness data from clinical trials in the United States and the expanded emergency authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
 
Support Services Program will narrow its focus; North Carolinians will still receive needed support to address food insecurity
 
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