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NC Child in the News


How healthy are NC kids in your county? This dashboard tracks several key numbers



Report: Rate of uninsured children increases in North Carolina


Spectrum Local News

N.C. Short on School Nurses as Students Head Back to Class During Pandemic


North Carolina Health News

Testing Children for Lead Declines During Pandemic

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NCGA Front View

Greensboro News & Record

N.C. needs courageous leadership from its legislators on COVID-19

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NC Policy Watch

Issues impacting vulnerable kids and their families as schools reopen

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Staff Experts

Fawn Pattison

Fawn Pattison

Campaigns Director

Please contact for all media inquiries.
Michelle Hughes

Michelle Hughes

Executive Director

Primary NC Child spokesperson
Topics: Children’s health and welfare.

Direct all requests to Fawn Pattison
Vikki Crouse

Vikki Crouse

Policy Analyst & KIDSCOUNT Project Director

Spanish-language media contact.

Topics: Children’s environmental health, NC Child research and data products, 2020 Census, Annual County Data Cards, Child Health Report Card, KIDS COUNT

Latest Press Release

Press Release: North Carolina Sees an Increase in Failing Grades for Kids’ Health in 2021

Biannual Child Health Report Card reviews 15 key indicators of children’s health
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