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Posted on: October 30, 2019

Burke County Has a New Social Services Director

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On behalf of the DSS Board of Directors I am pleased to announce the appointment of Korey Fisher-Wellman as the new Department Director effective November 27, 2019.

Mr. Fisher-Wellman currently serves as a Social Work Supervisor with Catawba County DSS, an...

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Social Services
Posted on: October 25, 2019

Get Covered - Guide to Health Insurance Marketplace

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If you don’t have health insurance, the Marketplace is a way to find health coverage that fits your budget and meets your needs. When you apply for coverage, you can see all your options and enroll. Every health plan in the Marketplace offers th...

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Social Services
Posted on: March 22, 2019

Hawkins v. Cohen (5:17-CV-581 E.D.N.C.)

Hawkins v. Cohen (5:17-CV-581 E.D.N.C.) is a federal lawsuit filed in 2017 on behalf of Medicaid beneficiaries in North Carolina. The Court has ordered N.C. DHHS and all 100 county DSSs to stop terminations or reductions of Medicaid benefits until eligibi...

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