Thursday, 30 September 2021 13:08

NCDHHS to host live fireside chat, tele-Town Hall on NC Medicaid, COVID-19 testing, treatment and prevention

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today, Sept. 30, at 5 p.m. will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on NC Medicaid and COVID-19 testing, treatment and prevention, including safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines. 

Tonight's event is hosted by NCDHHS Secretary Mandy K. Cohen, M.D. Panelists include Dr. Shannon Dowler, NC Medicaid's Chief Medical Officer, and Dr. Janelle White, NC Medicaid's Associate Medical Director. WPTF 680AM program director Rick Martinez will moderate. 

The fireside chat will stream live from the NCDHHS Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts, and is accessible by phone at (855) 756-7520 Ext. 75920#.

This and other NCDHHS live-series events are part of the state’s ongoing public education to slow the spread of COVID-19. For more information, visit