Coronavirus

Coronavirus cases are back on the rise in the Charlotte area,  according to new data from Mecklenburg County Public Health Department. The county numbers were declining progrssively for a few months but the rate of coronavirus cases is on the rise in nearly every Mecklenburg County neighborhood, The Charlotte Observer reports. Health officials say the […]

Dr. William F. Alleyne II, MD, FCCP has a clear and unequivocal message to share about stopping the spread of the Coronavirus: Wear a mask! With over 240,000 Americans dead from the Coronavirus and the United States fast approaching 11 million cases, Dr. Allenye of the Carolina Pulmonary Physicians wants all Americans to take precautions […]

The decline in Covid-19 testing in Charlotte’s African American community has prompted healthcare professionals to explore the myriad of reasons why a drop has occurred and to remedy the problem.  According to state health officials in North Carolina, over 2,600 people have died from the Covid-19, and nearly 161,000 people have tested positive for the […]

States around the country continue to open despite a surge of Coronavirus cases.  A cavalier attitude toward a pandemic exists that essentially shut parts of our country down for several months.  Medical experts continue to warn American that we’re not in a position to ignore the dangers of COVID-19.  Yet, many Americans have a strong […]

COVID-19 testing centers were rolled out by Charlotte’s largest healthcare groups this week, with specific focus on the Charlotte’s underserved and minority communities. Atrium Health is conducting testing in the parking lot of First Baptist Church – West (1801 Oaklawn Ave.) today from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.  They advise anyone experiencing symptoms including fever, cough, […]

People should wear nonsurgical cloth face coverings when they go out in public during the COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its recommendation on April 3. How to Wear a Cloth Face Covering Cloth face coverings should— fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face […]

With many having lost jobs or worried about losing one soon,  financial strategy is more important than ever.  Financial expert Dave Ramsey says that hope is greater than fear and is doing his part to help you make sound decisions.   For 14 days,  Dave is offering his signature class, Financial Peace for free, saying “You […]

The GMA Foundation has launched an online fundraising campaign to create the COVID-19 Disaster Assistance Fund, which will assist those in the Christian/Gospel music community, onstage and behind the scenes. The purpose of the fund is to offer relief to those whose health and basic necessities have been dramatically affected by COVID-19. #LOVEGOESVIRAL will feature […]

Lots of people are wondering how is the Stay At Home Order invoked by Mecklenburg County being enforced.  Can I get a ticket? Arrested?  Do I need written permission from my job?  CMPD addresses this directly.

Fred Hammond took to Facebook Live to offer a source of comfort and inspiration to his fans. Check out the full concert HERE  

Prince Charles, Prince of Wales is the latest name to test positive with CoronaVirus COVID-19. A spokesperson said that Prince of Wales and future King of Britan has tested positive for COVID-19 and has “been displaying mild symptoms but otherwise remains in good health.” Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall tested negative. Prince Charles is currently self-isolating […]

Yes, it's possible that the virus could somehow land on your tresses, but will you contract the deadly virus from it? Probably not.