What’s driving the rising vaccination rates for Black residents?

State and national data show a narrowing gap between the rates of Black and White residents who are getting vaccinated.
By Jalon Hill | October 20, 2021

County set to begin Covid-19 booster shots

Covid-19 has killed more than 16,000 people in North Carolina.
By Glenn Burkins | September 27, 2021

CMS will require Covid testing for unvaccinated employees

The rise of covid cases in children has become a concern in local hospitals and schools.
By Jalon Hill | September 15, 2021

As Labor Day approaches, local hospital chains appeal for vaccinations, reduced travel

At a joint press conference Thursday, CaroMont Health, Novant Health and Atrium Health said rising Covid-19 numbers are straining hospital resources.
By Jalon Hill | September 3, 2021

Masking mandate returns to Charlotte: What you should know

The new requirement comes as Covid-19 cases in Mecklenburg County are again on the rise.
By Glenn Burkins | August 17, 2021

The eviction moratorium was extended. What you should know

In addition to the federal moratorium, tenants also may seek rent assistance through an expanded state program.
By Laura Lee, Carolina Public Press | August 11, 2021

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