Public Health News and Announcements
Changes to Expect with the End of the Public Health Emergency
The Public Health Emergency declaration related to COVID-19 ended on May 11, 2023. As a result, your access to some programs and services may change.
2023 School Nurse of the Year Awarded
Public Health is proud to announce Cynthia Wiley as 2023 CMS School Nurse of the Year.
Mecklenburg Minute: Behavioral Health Strategic Plan
Mecklenburg County is developing a Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and is soliciting input from service providers and customers, individuals with lived experiences, and the community at-large, by way of community engagement meetings.
Public Health Celebrates National Public Health Week
Public Health is excited to celebrate National Public Health Week 2023.
County Supports All Kids Bike Program Expansion at Local Elementary Schools
Learning how to ride a bike can be an important life skill for children and Mecklenburg County Public Health is helping in that development at several elementary schools.
Resident Support for Behavioral Health Strategic Plan
Mecklenburg County is developing a Behavioral Health Strategic Plan and is soliciting input from the community.
County Employees Make Sure Give Kids A Smile Day Is A Success
Mecklenburg County children ages 5-12 years received free dental care as part of a national effort, called Give Kids A Smile Day, on Feb. 3.
County's COVID-19 Community Level Now is Low
After several weeks of the COVID-19 Community Level at Medium and High, the County’s level is now at Low.
COVID-19 Level at High in Mecklenburg County
The CDC’s COVID-19 Community Level in Mecklenburg County has shifted to the HIGH level.
New Expiration Dates for Many Brands of At Home COVID-19 Tests
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has extended the shelf-life of 14 brands of COVID-19 at-home rapid test kits.