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Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett is a Black woman from Orange County and is on the frontlines for helping with research for the COVID-19 vaccine. “I want to make it clear that the work that we have been doing for so long I personally stand by it-essentially with all of my being,” said Corbett. “I also understand […]

Governor Roy Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) announced a new COVID-19 County Alert System to pinpoint counties with the highest levels of viral spread and offer specific recommendations to bring numbers down. This system will help give local leaders another tool to […]

  North Carolina elections officials wish to remind Election Day voters that it may take a few weeks before their “voter history” is updated to reflect their recent vote in their voter record available through the State Board of Elections’ Voter Search tool. The State Board of Elections and county boards of elections are inundated with questions […]

North Carolina’s annual campaign to support college access is during the month of October and is named NC Countdown to College. Activities during the month support high school seniors in completing three important college enrollment steps: residency, FAFSA, and applications. What is traditionally called College Application Week has been extended to two weeks this year: […]

According to The State Board of Elections, here are the following 10 tips for early voters: Voters may cast a ballot at any early voting site in their county. For sites and hours, use the One-Stop Early Voting Site Search tool: HERE. All 100 counties will offer weekend voting options throughout early voting. Sample ballots […]

One-Stop Early Voting Any registered voter or eligible individual may cast an absentee ballot in person during the early voting period. In North Carolina, this period is sometimes called “one-stop early voting.” Find a one-stop early voting site location in your for the 2020 general election: Use the One-Stop Early Voting Site Search In 2020, […]

There are less than 30 days remaining in the 2020 Census operation. North Carolina’s current 2020 Census self-response rate is below the national rate and below where our state was in 2010. Join the final push to make NC count by adopting a low-responding census tract through NC Counts Coalition’s Adopt-A-Tract program. NC Counts Coalition […]

North Carolina will continue to stay paused in Safer At Home Phase 2 until at least Sept. 11. Child care facilities, day camps and overnight camps remain open with enhanced cleaning and screening requirements. A hotline is available to help families find child care programs that are open and meeting NCDHHS health and safety guidelines. Parents and caregivers can call […]

Governor Roy Cooper released his plan for North Carolina’s schools this fall. We will be falling the state’s Plan B option, which combines in-person and virtual learning. Cooper is offering school districts the option of utilizing Plan C, which allows for 100% virtual learning. And instead of moving to the next phase of a three-part […]

Interested in voting absentee in November because of COVID-19? Here are the details: Any North Carolina registered voter qualified to vote in an election may request and receive a mail-in absentee ballot for any election in which absentee voting is allowed. All registered voters may request an absentee ballot for the November 2020 general election. No […]

As of Friday at 5 p.m., everyone in the state of North Carolina must wear a face mask in public after a mandate issued by Governor Cooper. Effective June 26 at 5 p.m., face coverings are required for both customers and employees of open businesses, including restaurants, grocery stores, pharmacies, salons and other retail businesses. They […]

Elections officials in many North Carolina counties are looking for election workers for the November 3 general election and the early voting period in October. You can protect democracy, learn how elections work and get paid in the process! **The State Board of Elections is committed to protecting election workers’ and voters’ health and safety. […]