‘More panic than necessary at this time’: Atrium disease expert says public should relax in wake of new Omicron variant.

While no cases of Omicron have been reported in the U.S., the new variant has caused concern across the globe.
By Jalon Hill | November 30, 2021

Children and Covid-19 vaccine: What you need to know

If you're thinking about having your child vaccinated against the coronavirus, which causes Covid-19, here some answers to some commonly asked questions.
By Laura Lee, Carolina Public Press | November 11, 2021

CDC approves Covid vaccines for Children

Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 8,300 children ages 5 to 11 have been hospitalized with Covid, and at least 94 have died.
By Glenn Burkins | November 3, 2021

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