Department of Public Safety begins COVID vaccinations for correctional staff, inmates

Jan 22, 2021

The Department of Public Safety announced this week that COVID-19 vaccines are slowly being administered to correctional staff and inmates. DPS reported that staff and inmates first started receiving shots Wednesday when the department received 1,300 doses of the vaccine.

Prison healthcare staff are currently administering the shots with some assistance from the North Carolina National Guard.

SEANC is here to assist any member with questions or concerns about the vaccine administration or any other problem that may arise. Please contact us at to let us know your issue.

In other news this week:

Humana announced this week that it will host New Member Orientation webinar events in coming months to help Medicare recipients on the State Health Plan learn more about the new Humana Medicare Advantage PPO plan.

Information about these events is available on the custom Humana State Health Plan website here. You may also register today for one of the webinars. To register, please click here. After registering for a webinar, you will receive a registration confirmation email with instructions on how to log into the webinar on the day of the event.