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Hundreds of Offenders Designated Recovered from COVID-19

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

The majority of offenders in the state prison system who tested positive for COVID-19 are now presumed to have recovered pursuant to guidance issued yesterday by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS).

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Thursday, May 7, 2020

An offender housed at Neuse Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19. This is the fifth coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison.

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

An offender housed at the North Carolina Correctional Institution for Women who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19.

Cooper Urges North Carolinians to Stay Vigilant

Thursday, April 30, 2020

Governor Roy Cooper and NC DHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen today shared an update on where North Carolina stands in the fight against COVID-19 and urged North Carolinians not to let their guard down. 

Offender in State Prison Custody Dies of COVID-19

Thursday, April 30, 2020

An offender housed at Neuse Correctional Institution who tested positive for COVID-19 has died at the hospital as a result of pre-existing conditions complicated by COVID-19. This is the third coronavirus death of an individual in custody at a North Carolina state prison.

NCDHHS Announces Carolina Community Tracing Collaborative

Monday, April 27, 2020

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) announces today the Carolina Community Tracing Collaborative, a new partnership with Community Care of North Carolina (CCNC) and the North Carolina Area Health Education Centers (NC AHEC) to help stop the spread of COVID-19. 

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