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Article Title Publication Name Date Published Category State
Cumberland Matters: Grants to Enhance Food, Lodging, Inspections fayobserver.com Jan 1, 2015 Food Safety NC
Watauga Co. health dept. investigates salmonella outbreak www.wsoctv.com Jun 6, 2014 Environmental Health,Food Safety NC
NC junior high students may have to get vaccination for meningitis Charlotteobserver.com May 20, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
Cumberland County's Department of Public Health offering free mosquito insecticide Fayobserver.com May 15, 2014 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
Health Department achieves accreditation status Rocky Mount Telegram Jan 28, 2014 Good News NC
Health departments inspecting hotels for carbon monoxide alarms http://www.starnewsonline.com/ Dec 17, 2013 Environmental Health NC
Whooping Cough Cases Spreading In 3 NC Counties CBS Aug 19, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
Health Department changes TB policy JD News Aug 2, 2013 Budget Cuts,Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
Cumberland County Health Department investigating possible salmonella outbreak http://www.fayobserver.com/ May 15, 2013 Environmental Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations,Food Safety NC
North Carolina and Chatham County investigate potential measles exposure at Shakori Hills Music Festival Chatham Journal May 2, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
19 Confirmed Cases of The Measles in NC WFMY News Apr 29, 2013 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
Patrons, Employees at 2 Local Restaurants Face Hep A Exposure http://www.foxcharlotte.com Feb 19, 2013 Environmental Health,Food Safety NC
Flu activity down, vaccine demand high Asheville Citizen-Times Jan 12, 2013 Preparedness,Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
New state food rules benefit local restaurants, patrons www.Blueridgenow.com Sep 17, 2012 Environmental Health,Food Safety NC
State Health Director Urges North Carolinians to Get Pertussis Vaccine Fort Bragg Patch Jun 22, 2012 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
Ingredient from Maryland may be salmonella source; cases surge Greenvilleonline.com May 8, 2012 Environmental Health,Food Safety NC
5 more cases of salmonella sickness cases reported GreenvilleOnline.com Apr 30, 2012 Environmental Health,Food Safety NC
Health Department Could Be Consolidated Laurinburg Exchange Feb 23, 2012 Budget Cuts NC
Health Officials Say W. Va. Can Reverse Its Chronic Disease Numbers Charleston Gazette Feb 12, 2012 Budget Cuts NC
County Commissioners Divided On Budget Cuts Gaston Gazette Feb 8, 2012 Budget Cuts NC
Duke, county join forces to fight diabetes The Herald Sun Nov 15, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
HIV Rates for Durham still High Examiner Oct 27, 2011 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
Cabarrus Health Alliance honors Henry for service Independent Tribune Sep 26, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
Dentists may be able to diagnose diabetes Durham Herald Sun Sep 18, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
Schools Plagued by Nursing Shortage Salisbury Post Sep 18, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Sampson Group is on the Move FayObserver.com Sep 11, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
Town gets $350K to Incorporate Health into Planning DavidsonNews.net Sep 9, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
Bethel and Mabel Schools Celebrate Healthy Snacking MountainTimes.com Sep 6, 2011 Chronic Disease,Maternal Child and Adolescent Health NC
Weight Management Program Offered Online and through the Health Department JDNews.com Sep 4, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
Weight Management Program Offered Online and Through the Health Department JDNews.com Sep 4, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
Nonprofit Helps Churches Host Produce Markets Charlotte Observer Aug 28, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
Mecklenburg County Aids Farmers’ Markets with E-Food Stamp Payments Charlotte Business Journal Aug 26, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
North Carolina’s Legislature Targets Children’s Waistlines, Sparks Parental Resistance Heartland.org Aug 17, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
County Approves Feasibility Study for New Animal Shelter The Mount Airy News Aug 17, 2011 General Interest NC
County Approves Feasibility Study for New Animal Shelter The Mount Airy News Aug 17, 2011 NC
County Must Now Deal with State Budget Cuts The Carrboro Citizen Aug 11, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Almost 2,700 immunizations given in Cumberland Co. NBC17 Aug 11, 2011 Maternal Child and Adolescent Health,Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
Nearly 1,500 Vaccinated After Hepatitis A Case Reported at Fayetteville Olive Garden The Fayetteville Observer Aug 10, 2011 Infectious Disease/Immunizations NC
For South Charlotte’s Ballancrest, a Healthy Future Starts in the Kitchen South Charlotte Weekly Jul 28, 2011 General Interest NC
Are More Ticks Bugging You The News Herald Jul 25, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Another Bar Fighting Smoking Ban The Daily Reflector Jul 13, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Cabarrus Parks Outlaw Tobacco Charlotte Observer Jul 3, 2011 Chronic Disease NC
No Tooth Fairy for Dental Clinic The Charlotte Observer Jun 15, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Budget Slashes Safeguards for a Healthy Environment News Observer Jun 12, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Public Hearing Tonight on County Budget The Daily Reflector Jun 7, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Board Finds Little in Savings, So Far Washington Daily News May 26, 2011 Good News NC
Gaston Libraries to Close, 43 Positions to Be Cut, Under County Budget Plan Gaston Gazette May 26, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Chatham County Proposed Budget Cuts Spending 4 Percent News & Observer May 18, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Skeeter Season: How to Beat Those Pesky Bugs Fayetteville Observer May 17, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
How healthy are we Sun Journal May 7, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Anti-Smoking Program Faces Ax Charlotte Observer May 5, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
How Healthy Are We Pamlico Ranks 40th The Pamlico News May 1, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Health Alliance Faces Challenge of Doing More with Less Independent Tribune May 1, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Richmond County Daily Journal County Prepares for Budget Cuts Apr 23, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Pender Health Department Makes Some Changes WECT 6 Apr 19, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Onslow Named 12th Most Healthy County ENC Today Apr 17, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Study: Lenior, Jones, and Greene Among State’s Unhealthiest Counties ENC Today Apr 17, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
WNC Can Be Good for Health Times-News Apr 17, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Onslow Named 12th Most Healthy County Jacksonville Daily News Apr 17, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Swain Near Bottom in State Health Smoky Mountain Times Apr 13, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Orange County Ranks High in Healthy Lifestyles Survey The Daily Tarheel Apr 11, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Whooping cough still spreading in Asheville area Asheville-Citizen Times Apr 10, 2011 Immunization NC
Catawba Healthiest County in Region Hickory Daily Record Apr 8, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Health Director Addresses Health Woes Affecting Gaston County Gaston Gazette Apr 8, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Reaching for Recovery: Cleveland County’s Economy Shows Growth in Some Areas While Other Indicators Lag The Shelby Star Apr 8, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Health Report Ails Fayette County Fayette County Union Apr 7, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Health report should be call for us to get serious on our personal outcomes Winston-Salem Journal Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Lee County Has State’s Best Air The Sanford Herald Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
High Point Enterprise Guilford Ranks 10th for Health Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
County Still Ranks 100th for Health The News Reporter Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Health Clinics Awaiting Federal Funds, Seek County Aid News & Record Apr 5, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Bladen Is No. 5 Unhealthiest County in State Bladen Journal Apr 5, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Rockingham County Falls in the Ranks Danville Register & Bee Apr 3, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Cabarrus One of State’s Healthiest Counties Independent Tribune Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Catawba County Healthier Than Neighbors Hickory Daily Record Apr 2, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Polk Ranks 27th in New ‘County Health Rankings’ Report Tryon Daily Bulletin Apr 1, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
New Report Ranks New Hanover Healthiest in Southeastern N.C. Wilmington Star News Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Davidson Improves Two Positions in County Health Rankings The Dispatch Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Iredell Health Improves, Study Says Statesville Record and Landmark Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Cabarrus Among Healthiest Counties; Rowan 62nd Salisbury Post Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Report Says Three Region Counties Among State’s Unhealthiest Fayetteville Observer Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Forsyth Lags in Quality of Health Winston-Salem Journal: Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Study: Health of Guilford County Stays Steady News-Record Mar 31, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Guilford County Among Top 10 Healthiest Counties in N.C. News-Record Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Health Officials in Pender Co. Look to Make Budget Cuts WECT 6 Mar 30, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Wake, Orange Counties Lead State in Good Health DigiTriad Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Buncombe: 17th in NC Health Ashville Citizen-Times Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Gaston Near Bottom in State Health Ranking Gaston Gazette Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Columbus Unhealthiest County in the State, Report Says Fayetteville Observer: Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Alamance County Makes Improvement on Health Rankings The Times News Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
One Quarter of McDowell Adults Report ‘Fair or Poor’ Health The McDowell News Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
Cleveland Ranks Among North Carolina’s Least-Healthy Counties The Shelby Star Mar 30, 2011 County Health Rankings NC
A Study of Rockingham County Health GoDanRiver.com Mar 20, 2011 Good News NC
Higgens Wants to Keep Local Clinic Open The Andrews Journal Mar 16, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Community Health Centers may Not Get Needed Money GoDanRiver.com Mar 6, 2011 General Interest NC
First Layoffs Announced in Brunswick County, More May be on the Way StarNews Online Feb 22, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
Obesity Rates Top List of Local Health Concerns Ashe Mountain Times Feb 18, 2011 General Interest NC
County Health Department Forecasts Smaller Budget in 2012 Burlington Times News Feb 16, 2011 Budget Cuts NC
NC Smoking Ban Tied to Air Quality, Rates of Quitting The Daily Tar Heel Feb 15, 2011 General Interest NC
Obesity Prevention Plan Springing Up Watauga Democrat Feb 8, 2011 General Interest NC
Health Assessment IDs Top Concerns The Warren Record Feb 2, 2011 General Interest NC
Vaccinations urged as flu season peaks The Herald-Sun Jan 31, 2011 Immunization NC
Increase in flu cases raises concerns in N.C. Fayatteville Observer Jan 25, 2011 Immunization NC
Health Department stuck with surplus of flu vaccines KECT News 6 (NC) January 25, 2011) Jan 25, 2011 Immunization NC
North Carolina Rolls Out Latest Mental Health Program The Asheville Citizen-Times Jan 8, 2011 General Interest NC
One confirmed, several possible whooping cough cases in Craven Sun Journal Dec 21, 2010 Immunization NC
Agencies Plan for Future Cuts High Point Enterprise Dec 19, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Restaurateurs Can Grill Health Department Charlotte Observer Nov 28, 2010 General Interest NC
After Three Years County Opens Clinic The Rhinoceros Times Nov 24, 2010 Good News NC
At Duke University, an Experiment in Community Health Care The Washington Post Nov 6, 2010 General Interest NC
Health Department Make Scheduling for Some Services Easier Burlington Times News Nov 5, 2010 General Interest NC
New Dioxin Rules Might Force More Cleanups Associated Press Oct 31, 2010 General Interest NC
Ashe County Healthy Carolinians is Honored by Governor's Task Force for Healthy Carolinians Ashe Mountain Times Oct 30, 2010 Good News NC
Health Officials Launch Wake Up Call for County The News Reporter Oct 1, 2010 County Health Rankings,Good News NC
Gaston Gets $5.8 Million to Fight Teen Pregnancy Gaston Gazette Oct 1, 2010 Good News NC
State Cuts Oral Health Services in Orange County The Daily Tar Heel Sep 30, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Carolinas Get High Marks on Health Emergency Plans Associated Press Sep 21, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News NC
Buncombe County Health Department Scales Back, Looks at Outsourcing Services Asheville Citizen-Times Sep 20, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Brunswick County Health Board Approves Money for Mammograms Wilmington Star News Sep 14, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News NC
Mecklenburg to Shift Money from Mental Health Agency The Charlotte Observer Sep 8, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News NC
Mental Health Cuts Possible The Mount Airy News Sep 5, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
New Health Center a Key to Restoring Pride in Gastonia The Charlotte Observer Sep 4, 2010 Good News NC
Vegetables Sprout at Guilford County Health Dept. WGHP Fox 8 Aug 26, 2010 General Interest NC
Free Vaccines Won't Be Available to Insured Children at Health Department The Burlington Times-News Aug 6, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
One of the Least Healthy Counties, What to Do ‘We’ve Got a Lot of Work to Do’ Roanoke Rapids Daily Herald Aug 3, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
New Health Center Offers One-Stop Service Charlotte Observer Aug 1, 2010 General Interest,Good News NC
Health Alliance Honored with National Award Independent Tribune Jul 17, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News NC
County Health Rankings Yield Mixed Results Smoky Mountain News Jul 13, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Yadkin County Receives Eat Smart Move More NC Grant to Help Youth Move More and Sit Less The Yadkin Ripple Jul 7, 2010 Good News NC
Health Dept. Reports a Successful Year VaNcNews.com Jul 7, 2010 Good News NC
John Morrow: Nurse-Family Partnership Impacting Pitt County The Daily Reflector Jul 4, 2010 General Interest NC
Budget Cuts Force Parents to Pay for Vaccines News 14 Carolina Jul 1, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
State Budget Could Mean County Cuts Charlotte Observer Jul 1, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Healthy Sum for Health Department: Grant Aims to Keep Kids Active The Star Jun 30, 2010 Good News NC
Orange Wins Grant to Help Kids Stay Fit The News & Observer Jun 30, 2010 Good News NC
Health Director Selected for National Program on Leadership and Management The Stokes News Jun 30, 2010 Good News,NACCHO in the News NC
Board OKs Budget, Saving Teacher Positions Durham Herald Sun Jun 29, 2010 Good News NC
Grant to Help Curb College Smoking Charlotte Business Journal Jun 24, 2010 Good News NC
Center Saved for Next Year Jefferson Post Jun 24, 2010 Budget Cuts,Good News NC
March of Dimes Gives Pitt County Health Department Grant Money Eyewitness News 9 Jun 22, 2010 Good News NC
County Restores Money for New Southeast Clinic News & Record Jun 15, 2010 Good News NC
County Arrives at Budget Deal The Rhinoceros Times Jun 4, 2010 Good News NC
Budget Hearing Draws a Crowd Wilkes Journal-Patriot Jun 3, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Mental Health Advocates Ask Lawmakers to Restore Funding The Fayette Observer Jun 2, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Residents Speak on Budget News of Orange County Jun 1, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Komen Extends Resources to Rockingham The Business Journal of the Greater Triad Area May 27, 2010 Good News NC
County Commission Eyes Possible Cuts Statesville Record & Landmark May 23, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Battle Continues over Arts, Library Funding The High Point Enterprise May 22, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
County Budget Would Cut Jobs Salisbury Post May 18, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
County Budget Cuts Take Beating The Rhinoceros Times May 14, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Proposed Pender County Budget Includes Cuts for All Departments Wilmington Star News May 4, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
State Budget Woes Passed on to County The Rhinoceros Times Apr 29, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Health Could Be County’s Big Cut News & Record Apr 23, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Western North Carolina Community Health Services Facing Tough Times Asheville Citizen-Times Apr 15, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Budget Negotiations Underway for Lenoir County SPCA: Funding Shortfalls Persist at Lenoir County Animal Shelter The Free Press Apr 14, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
County Considers Which Services to Cut The Rocky Mount Telegram Apr 13, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Health Department Receives Komen Grant Mount Airy News Apr 13, 2010 Good News NC
Area Governments Look for Cuts to Avoid Tax Hikes The Rocky Mount Telegram Apr 10, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
County Eliminates 21 Vacant Positions Officials Say More Reductions to Come The Carrboro Citizen Apr 8, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Agency Hopes to Retain Control: Mental Health Group Fighting Forced Merger The Burlington Times-News Mar 30, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Health Report: Obesity Down, Binge Drinking Up The Outer Banks Voice Mar 18, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Haywood County Gets Fit in Countywide Challenge Asheville Citizen-Times Mar 16, 2010 Good News NC
Health Forum Focuses on Uphill Climb The News Reporter Mar 15, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Health Department Needs Money Salisbury Post Mar 10, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
County to Cut Three Jobs in Environmental Health Division Statesville Record & Landmark Mar 10, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Scotland Gets Low Marks on Health The Laurinburg Exchange Mar 9, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Good, Bad News on Health Front The Pilot Mar 5, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Health Survey Paints Dim Picture Richmond County Daily Journal Mar 4, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Survey Says We're Healthy Hickory Daily Record Feb 25, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Health Report: Durham 11th in NC Durham Herald Sun Feb 24, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Watauga Gets Health Rankings Watauga Democrat Feb 22, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Burke Ranks Near the Bottom in Healthy County Category Morganton News Herald Feb 21, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Dare Ranks High on Health List despite Access The Virginian-Pilot Feb 21, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Poverty Cited for Poor Marks on County Health Report Card The Robesonian Feb 21, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Guilford County Ranks in Top 10 Healthiest in N.C. News & Record Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Study Says County Health Rate is Average

Greenville Daily Reflector Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Columbus County Ranks as Least Healthy in State Fayetteville Observer Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Checking Up on Forsyth County's Health: Poverty Rate Influences 20th-Place Rankings Winston-Salem Journal Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Report Fails Robeson on Health The Robesonian Feb 18, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Wake Rated Healthiest County in State News & Observer Feb 17, 2010 County Health Rankings NC
Without Money or Manpower, How Will Counties Enforce the Smoking Ban Independent Weekly Feb 3, 2010 Budget Cuts NC
Services Reduced by $1.5 Million: Mecklenburg Delays Opening Crisis Center and Trims a Substance Abuse Program Charlotte Observer Nov 9, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Crossroads Feels Sting of Budget Cuts Statesville Record & Landmark Oct 21, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Budget Cuts Threaten to Increase Infant Mortality WITN-TV Oct 21, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Mental Health Cuts Mean Hard Times Franklin Press Oct 16, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Mental Health Coalition Seeks Help from NC Gov Associated Press Oct 14, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Mental Health Agency to Tap Reserves to Offset Funding Cuts The Rocky Mount Telegram Oct 14, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Shortage of School Nurses Could Complicate Swine Flu Plans WSOC-TV Sep 28, 2009 Budget Cuts,H1N1 NC
Budget Cut for Southeastern Center for Mental Health Star-Journal Sep 18, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
CenterPoint Will Lose 20 Percent in Budget Cuts Winston-Salem Journal Sep 16, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Mental Health Feels Pinch Richmond County Daily Journal Sep 12, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Free Clinics Feel Recession’s Pinch Smoky Mountain News Sep 2, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
County Health Department Faces Cuts to Two Programs The Burlington Times-News Aug 27, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Guilford’s Infant Mortality Rate up Slightly in 2008 News & Record Aug 27, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Health Programs Feeling the Pain of State Cutbacks News & Record Aug 18, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
State Cuts Could Shift Burdens to Mecklenburg; Child-Support Enforcement, Area Mental Health among County Services Losing More Than $5 Million. Charlotte Observer Aug 9, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Health Officials Worry Cuts Could Increase Infant Mortality Rate Gaston Gazette Jul 12, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
Maternity Programs May Be Cut News & Record Jul 10, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
HIV Exacts Big Cost in South; Not Enough Aid, Doctors, Outreach Available to Fight Growing Problem Chicago Tribune Apr 13, 2009 Budget Cuts NC
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