Health and Development

COVID-19 Vaccine Special Alert

People with Intellectual and other Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) are now explicitly included in prioritized populations for the COVID-19 vaccine in North Carolina, according to an announcement this week by Governor Roy Cooper. Any individuals with I/DD receiving 30 days or…

Raleigh Startup Aims to Help Breastfeeding Women

After giving birth, many breastfeeding moms experience postpartum problems. Around 70% of women experience difficulties breastfeeding and low milk supply. But having a new baby during a global pandemic adds a new layer of worry to most parents’ minds. Indeed,…

February is Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, which aims to promote the benefits of good oral health to children, their caregivers, teachers and many others. It’s never too early to start strong with oral hygiene!  The Poe Center in Raleigh…