Novant doctor says younger people are being admitted to hospitals with Covid

Forty-seven is now the average age of Covid patients admitted to Novant facilities. That's down significantly from earlier this year.
By Glenn Burkins | July 21, 2021

State offers $25 gift cards for Covid-19 vaccine recipients and drivers in four counties

Officials announce pilot incentive program for adults to receive vaccine in Guilford, Mecklenburg, Rockingham and Rowan counties.
By Laura Lee, Carolina Public Press | May 25, 2021

JCSU students must be vaccinated before returning to campus

Johnson C. Smith University joins a growing list of universities requiring students to be vaccinated before returning to campus this […]
By Sarafina Wright | May 18, 2021

Sweeping legislation aims to combat Black maternal mortality

In North Carolina, Black women are more than 2 1/2 times more likely to die of pregnancy-related complications.
By Hannah Critchfield, North Carolina Health News | April 19, 2021

Community vaccination clinic announced for Saturday

Health officials at the event with administer the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
By QCity Metro | April 13, 2021

Heart health: Do you really have to give up your favorite foods and exercise like mad?

QCity Metro talked with a Blue Cross NC physician about heart health for Black Americans.
By GlennOaks Media | April 12, 2021

Gantt Center exec to climb Truist Field in support of Black lungs

Sophia Matthews Partlow and her Black Lungs Matter team will take part in an annual climb sponsored by American Lung Association.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 25, 2021

Cooper increases occupancy limits, lifts curfew for on-site alcohol consumption

The governor's executive order will go in effect on Friday at 5 p.m.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 24, 2021

Cooper sets May 1 goal for statewide vaccination eligibility

The announcement puts North Carolina in line to meet a national vaccination goal set by President Joe Biden.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 18, 2021

‘A family decision’: JCSU professor pushes aside concerns to get vaccinated against Covid-19

Johnson C. Smith University hosted a mass vaccination event last weekend, emphasizing the need for communities of color to be protected.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 16, 2021