Beginning September 25, every U.S. household can again place an order to receive four more free COVID-19 rapid tests delivered directly to their home.
While children's mental health has become a very pressing issue in a post-pandemic world, the significant shortage of pediatric behavioral health providers in North Carolina makes this challenge greater.
On Tuesday, September 12, the CDC recommended that everyone 6 months and older receive either of the following updated COVID-19 vaccinations:
Effective September 17th, 2023, all Provider and Recipient N.C. Identity Management (NCID) accounts will be automatically migrated to myncid.nc.gov in accordance with the NC DIT Identity Project. No action is required on the part of the user.
In a Practice Support blog post last month, we highlighted basic information and eligibility criteria for the Making Care Primary Model. The application deadline is approaching (November 30th), so we encourage you to learn more as you consider whether or not to consider participating.
COVID-19 trends are on the rise in North Carolina.
Staying up to date with vaccines, and timely access to treatment are the best ways to reduce hospitalization and death due to the illness.
Falls Prevention Awareness Week is a national health campaign observed on the first day of fall to increase awareness around falls health and injury prevention. Join us September 18-22, 2023 for Falls Prevention Week, a nationwide effort to raise awareness that falls are preventable. Read more on our blog and check out our online Falls Prevention activity!
Medicaid Managed Care Virtual Office Hours:
Provider Hot Topics
Thursday, September 7 | 5:30 p.m.
A recent CDC release highlights a little-known condition spread by tick bites called alpha-gal syndrome, which causes a serious allergic reaction to meat.
The Northwest AHEC Practice Support Team supports social, physical, and economic environments which promote attaining the full potential of health and well-being for all. This blog segment highlights impactful publications which promote improved health outcomes through Social Determinants of Health (SDOH) each month.