July 24, 2016

The News & Observer: To save more NC infants, expand Medicaid

A new report from NC Child funded by Community Catalyst and the Annie E. Casey Foundation focuses on North Carolina’s high infant mortality rate and how expanding Medicaid to low-income women could bring that rate down, especially for African-Americans and Hispanics. Read more continue reading

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February 23, 2016

A Nurse’s Call to Care in Henderson County

As a neighbor, community volunteer, and nurse in the county health department, I have come to know the people of our county well. We’re built of solid western North Carolina stock—we work hard, don’t complain, and have a knack for making do in tough times. But even tough people have high blood pressure, get hurt on the job, or get …

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