covid 19

2/3 of North Carolina's counties are back in the green for COVID-19 levels.

President Biden clarified his previous comment about the pandemic.

Governor Roy Cooper has lifted North Carolina's COVID-19 state of emergency.

The CDC has announced new guidelines for COVID-19.

World Tuberculosis Day is recognized yearly on March 24th and the goal is to educate the public about the impact of the disease.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Tuberculosis (TB) cases rose over 9% in 2021, after dropping in 2020.  And although there was an increase in reported cases last […]

The partnership between the Stay Well Campaign and Cobb Institute to increase vaccine access in black and brown communities has already produced respectable results. With a host of pop-up events attended by more than 3,000 people, the work of increasing local vaccinations is contributing to national dosage results – hovering close to 77% of the […]

The National Institutes of Health (NIH) says the COVID-19 pandemic caused more than 140,00 children to lose a primary or secondary caregiver from April 2020 through June 2021. A researcher for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, describes children possibly facing orphanhood as a hidden, global pandemic. NIH’s report also states that more than […]

Healthcare workers at three Atrium hospitals received some TLC last night.  Some members of The Charlotte Symphony performed at Atrium Health Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Pineville and Atrium University City to thank workers for their tireless efforts to serve others during the pandemic.  Last night’s tribute continues the tradition of the community honoring healthcare workers […]

Novant has fired hundreds of employees a week after being suspended for not meeting the company’s deadline to receive a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Novant gave those unvaccinated employees five days to begin their series of shots. Hospital system employees who are taking the two-dose Moderna or Pfizer vaccines have until Oct. 15 to receive their […]

Over the weekendbMecklenburg County health officials announced that they have been okayed to offer the Pfizer booster to high-risk groups and front-line workers. This includes “anyone whose job puts them at high risk for exposure” – health care workers, grocery store employees and teachers. People 65 years and older and residents in long-term care settings should receive a […]

Tuesday is the last day to receive a $100 incentive offered in North Carolina for getting the COVID-19 vaccine.  The Summer Card incentive program offered $100 cards to those 18 or older getting their first doses of a COVID-19 vaccine to drive vaccination rates. The program ends today.  So if you have not received a COVID-19 […]

  Rainbow Push announced on Saturday that Rev. Jesse Jackson and wife Jacqueline Brown Jackson have been admitted to Northwestern Hospital in Chicago with COVID-19.  As of last night, doctors report that they are responding well to treatment and they are continually being monitored. This makes for another breakthrough case, as Jackson received his first […]