The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Institute for Health and Human Services provides multidisciplinary research opportunities, clinical services, community outreach, and training programs related to holistic health and well-being with the overarching goal of improving lives through transformative social, environmental, and healthcare advances.

The IHHS aspires to take education and research beyond the walls of academia by engaging the very people it serves in the process of training future providers, building research relevant to rural health, and creating a sustainable culture of health through regional community partnerships in education and preventive services.

Your health is our priority. FREE flu shots and COVID-19 boosters for ages 60+ in 10 Western North Carolina counties. No registration required. Find your local vaccine clinic to take the first step in protecting yourself this season.