As temperatures begin rising, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Services is partnering with the NC Area Agencies on Aging and local service providers to distribute fans to eligible recipients through Operation Fan Heat Relief (OFHR).

Beginning May 1, your patients aged 60 and older, as well as adults with disabilities, are eligible to sign up for OFHR assistance at local aging agencies across the state.

Click here to access a list of the 2023 OFHR Local Providers

The OFHR program runs from May 1 to October 31. More information about Operation Fan Heat Relief is available here. Individuals may also contact their area agency on aging or the Division of Aging and Adult Services at 919-855-3400.