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Coronavirus Screenings of Prison Staff Now System-wide

Saturday, April 4, 2020

The North Carolina Division of Prisons this week enacted staff coronavirus medical screenings that include temperature checks at every prison, in an additional effort to reduce the chances the virus gets into a prison.

MEDIA ADVISORY COVID-19 Dial-In Media Availability Today

Thursday, April 2, 2020

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen, M.D., Assistant Secretary of the Division of Employment Security Lockhart Taylor, Commissioner of Prisons Todd Ishee and Director of NC Emergency Management Mike Sprayberry will be available today for a dial-in media br

MEDIA ADVISORY COVID-19 Dial-In Media Availability Today at 2 p.m.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen, M.D. and Director of NC Emergency Management Mike Sprayberry will be available today for a dial-in media briefing at 2 p.m. regarding COVID-19. Please see below for details on how to join the call.

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