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“Put Your Best Fork Forward” at Events Sponsored by NCRC Partners

  Programs offered by experts at the NC Research Campus help people “Put their Best Fork Forward” in March during National Nutrition Month. Kannapolis, NC – “Put Your Best Fork Forward” is the theme of this year’s National Nutrition Month celebration. Sponsored annually in March by The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, this year’s theme is […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance and Cabarrus County Partners Launch Network of Care Site

  Community-based web site will improve access to services and health decision-making for residents This morning, the Cabarrus Health Alliance in partnership with Cabarrus County government and Department of Human Services (DHS) launched an innovative, online-line web portal to enhance health decision-making by providing community stakeholders, families and individuals with key health information and resources […]

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Have Yourself a Healthy Holiday

By Meghan Charpentier, Cabarrus Health Alliance As written for The Independent Tribune. ‘Tis the season for family gatherings, large dinners, and being challenged at the dessert table. While you have maintained steady and positive eating habits for ten solid months out of the year, do not let the last two months go to waiste! You […]

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Cabarrus County one of three nationally selected for Health Learning Challenge

The National Association of Counties (NACo) announced three counties selected to participate in its first-ever County Health Learning Challenge. Cabarrus County, along with Salt Lake County, Utah and Knox County, Tenn., will participate in the new initiative designed to catalyze innovative health improvement efforts. “It is an honor to be included as one of the […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Celebrates Exercise is Medicine Month

Cabarrus Health Alliance is sponsoring a month of events to get people moving. Why? Because May is Exercise is Medicine month. Click on the calendars below to see the upcoming events. Learn more at www.cabarrushealth.org.    

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Cabarrus Improves from 9 to 7 in County Health Rankings

        Kannapolis, N.C. – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation released the 2015 County Health Rankings today.  Cabarrus County moved up two spots from 9 to 7 in the ranking of Overall Health Outcomes in the state of North Carolina. The annual County Health Rankings measure vital health factors in nearly every county […]

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Family Resource CAFE Conference Helps Families and Children with Special Health Care Needs

Kannapolis, N.C. – The Innovative Approaches project at the Cabarrus Health Alliance, in collaboration with the Jeff Gordon Children’s Hospital at Carolinas Medical Center-NorthEast, is co-sponsoring the 3rd Annual Family Resource CAFE Conference on Saturday, March 7, 2015 from 8:30 am – 12:30 pm. Registration begins at 8:00 am, with the conference starting at 8:30 […]

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Beverly Hills Elementary School Receives $1,000 to Promote Physical Activity

Mini-grant awarded to Beverly Hills Elementary School by Cabarrus Health Alliance Active Routes to School Initiative.  Kannapolis, N.C. – On Tuesday, March 3rd, Concord’s Beverly Hills Elementary School principal Dustin Shoe and Physical Education instructor Amber DiGiore met with Cabarrus Health Alliance Active Routes to School, Region 4 Program Manager George Berger and Cabarrus Health […]

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Healthy Cabarrus Coalition at Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Support

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 16, 2014 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345 Funds support year-long training program to strengthen ability to tackle substance use.  Kannapolis, N.C. – The Healthy Cabarrus Substance Use Coalition will increase its capacity to reduce and prevent substance misuse and abuse with funding from the North Carolina Coalition Initiative […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Wins Federal Grant to Curb Youth Violence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 1, 2014 Public Information Officer: Erin Shoe – (704) 920-1345   Office of Minority Health Selects Cabarrus Health Alliance as Grantee Work will focus on innovative approaches to curb youth violence  Kannapolis, N.C. –Yesterday Cabarrus Health Alliance was awarded another federal grant in the amount $362,668 annually for three years to […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Federal Health and Human Services Grant

Work will focus on access to healthy food, physical activity opportunities, and clinical and community linkages Kannapolis, N.C. –Today Cabarrus Health Alliance was awarded a grant of $836,147 annually for three years to reduce morbidity and mortality related to chronic disease among African American and Hispanic populations in Cabarrus County. The Racial and Ethnic Approaches […]

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Prescription Drug Take Back September 27

Safe Kids Cabarrus, Healthy Cabarrus, and Cabarrus County Sherriff’s Office Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs KANNAPOLIS, NC – On September 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Safe Kids Cabarrus, the Healthy Cabarrus Substance Use Coalition, the Cabarrus County Sherriff’s Office, and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) will give the public its ninth opportunity in […]

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Calling all Golfers to ‘Swing for the Kids’

Golf Tournament to Raise Money for the School Nurse Program celebrates 10 years! Kannapolis, N.C. – The Cabarrus County Medical Society Alliance announced that registration is now open for the 10th Annual Cabarrus Health Alliance Public School Nurse Program Golf Tournament entitled ‘Swing for the Kids.’ Since 2005, over $265,000 has been raised to help […]

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A Growing Campus

By Clyde Higgs, Vice President of Business Development Published in Opportunities, a quarterly real estate to research newsletter of the NC Research Campus March 14, 2014 I want to make sure everyone close to the campus is just as aware of how our momentum is building and the campus is growing: Jobs: Close to 1,000 jobs […]

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Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Grant Funds to Support Breast Health

Cabarrus Health Alliance Receives Grant Funds to Support Breast Health Kannapolis, N.C. – The Cabarrus Health Alliance was presented with a $15,000 check at the Board of Health meeting on February 11 to continue breast cancer prevention and treatment efforts. Focused on a Cure is the foundation of Karen Goforth, owner of Irresistible Portraits in […]

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Cabarrus health alliance: experiences with state and national accreditation

Cabarrus health alliance: experiences with state and national accreditation. Journal of Public Health Management and Practice. January-February 2014. Walker C. Cabarrus Health Alliance, Kannapolis, North Carolina Cabarrus Health Alliance, Kannapolis, North Carolina. Correspondence: Cindy Walker, MPH, Cabarrus Health Alliance, 300 Mooresville Rd, Kannapolis, NC 28081 ( ncwalkington@gmail.com). Cabarrus Health Alliance received a grant from the NACCHO (National […]

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A New Model of Diabetes Care

Diabetes is near the top of the list of the 21st century public health epidemics. Through the Southeastern Diabetes Initiative, Duke University and Cabarrus Health Alliance, both North Carolina Research Campus partners, are establishing an entirely new model of comprehensive patient care that is designed to help curb the epidemic by motivating people to make the lifestyle changes necessary to manage […]

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Research campus in Kannapolis poised to become innovation hub

Charlotte Observer Lukas Johnson More information About the North Carolina Research Campus The campus in downtown Kannapolis – where the former Cannon Mills Co. Plant No. 1 once stood – has more than one million square feet of lab and office space. It encompasses five buildings and the research power of nine universities and colleges […]

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North Carolina research facilities bringing ag, human health together

By Phyllis Beaver, North Carolina Research Campus | Southeast Farm Press • New laboratory space is available at North Carolina Research campus in Kannapolis, N.C. • Monsanto and Dole are among agriculture-based companies conducting research at the North Carolina facility. • North Carolina State University greenhouses are the site for research on plants for human health. […]

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NCRC Latest Ready-to-Go Labs Filling Up

NCRC News For Immediate Release Contact: Phyllis Beaver Marketing Director North Carolina Research Campus pbeaver@ncresearchcampus.net (NC Research Campus, Kannapolis, NC- September 24, 2013)- The North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) in Kannapolis has two new ready-to-go laboratory spaces entering construction that are slated to open in the first quarter of 2014 on the third floor of […]

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