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NC Child in the News

ABC11

Report: Rate of uninsured children increases in North Carolina

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Spectrum Local News

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

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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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CBS17

Study: Youth who vape are at much higher risk of COVID-19

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WRAL

Report: NC ranks 33rd in child well-being, made 'mixed progress' on health, poverty, education

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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
Whitney Tucker

Whitney Tucker

Policy Director

Topics: State legislation and policy affecting children and families.
Early childhood education, health care, juvenile justice, hunger and nutrition.
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: New Data Finds Number of Uninsured Children Increasing at Alarming Rate

Analysis shows 23% increase in the number of uninsured North Carolina children between 2016 and 2019
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