NC HealthConnex

The North Carolina state-operated health information exchange, called NC HealthConnex, is a secure electronic network that facilitates conversations between authorized health care providers by allowing them to access and share health-related information statewide....

Measles in Wake County, NC

Please review the memo from Megan Davies, MD, State Epidemiologist and Chief, Epidemiology Section, and Wendy Holmes, RN, Head, Immunization Branch, regarding a case of measles in Wake County with potential exposures at multiple venues. As noted, clinicians who...

New NCMB Program to Address Opioid Crisis

North Carolina Medical Board is launching a new effort to address potentially unsafe opioid prescribing in an attempt to reduce patient harm from misuse and abuse of these medications. The Board emailed licensed physicians and physician assistants (PAs) about the new...

Updated Zika Virus Guidance

Please review the updated version of North Carolina’s Zika virus guidance for clinicians and laboratories. This version has been updated to include more specific information about risk of exposure in areas with active transmission and links to updated laboratory...

Mumps Update

Please review the update from Megan Davies, MD, State Epidemiologist, here. The North Carolina Division of Public Health is working with local health departments to investigate and control an outbreak of mumps in the Charlotte region. The memo is intended to summarize...