Press Releases

As Students Return to School, North Carolina to Remain Paused in Phase 2

Wednesday, Aug 5, 2020 4:57 PM

Governor Roy Cooper today announced that North Carolina will remain paused in Safer At Home Phase 2 for another 5 weeks as students and staff return to schools, colleges and universities and the state doubles down on efforts to decrease COVID-19 numbers.

DHHS Releases Request for Applications for Innovative COVID-19 Support Service Program

Friday, Jul 31, 2020 12:55 PM

Today, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) released a Request for Applications (RFA) for regional partner organizations to administer an innovative new program to support individuals in targeted counties who need supports like food and transportation to successfully quarantine or isolate due to COVID-19.

Upcoming NCDHHS COVID-19 Community Testing Events Scheduled; Testing is Free

Monday, Jul 27, 2020 2:02 PM

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has 39 upcoming community testing events scheduled in Bladen, Duplin, Johnston, Edgecombe, Henderson, Hertford, Northampton, Randolph, Robeson, Sampson and Warren counties as part of the initiative to increase access to free COVID-19 testing for African American, LatinX/Hispanic and American Indian communities that currently have limited testing sites.

NCDHHS Expands Free Testing Sites in Underserved Communities

Monday, Jul 20, 2020 4:29 PM

Governor Roy Cooper announced that the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) today has approved a third vendor, NC Community Health Center Association (NCCHCA), to expand free COVID-19 testing to historically marginalized communities that currently have limited testing sites.

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