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
Homebound residents in Mecklenburg County now can get vaccinated at their homes
Residents eligible for this service will receive the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 12, 2021
Cooper moves up vaccine availability for people with chronic health problems
Eligibility for those in Group 4 will begin March 17. Those living in prisons, group homes and other congregate facilities also will be eligible.
By Jonathan Limehouse | March 11, 2021
New guidance on life after vaccination
New Centers for Disease Control guidelines offer looser rules for vaccinated North Carolinians.
By Christian Green, Carolina Public Press | March 9, 2021