Covid-19 spreading at ‘exponential rate,’ county health officials say

To slow the spread, Mecklenburg Public Health issued a three-week "directive" with specific actions for residents.
By Glenn Burkins | January 13, 2021

New year, new you: How to accomplish your health and fitness goals in 2021

Two local health practitioners offer tips for leading a healthier lifestyle. It starts with setting realistic goals.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 4, 2021

24,500 vaccinated against coronavirus in N.C.; just 8% were Black

The low percentage for Black residents may say less about race and more about how the state is prioritizing who gets the first doses.
By Glenn Burkins | December 22, 2020

CMS board member, educators discuss Covid-19 vaccine and making ‘Safer Schools Now’

School Board Vice Chair advises the district’s educators to take the Covid-19 vaccine when it becomes more widely available.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 17, 2020

Got the ‘holiday blues’? Local health professional shares self-care tips

Deona Frierson shares insight on how to successfully navigate the 2020 holiday season with your well-being intact.
By Sabrina Clark | December 16, 2020

Gas station workers face safety challenges during pandemic

Cashiers at gas stations and convenience stores aren’t typically who we think of as essential workers. How they stay safe on the job isn't easy.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | December 16, 2020

Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is in NC. Atrium Health has the first batch

One of Atrium’s doctors became the first person in the state to receive the Covid-19 vaccination Monday morning.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 14, 2020

CMPD Chief Jennings ‘feels fine’ after testing positive for Covid-19

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Chief Johnny Jennings’ positive test results come on the same day Gov. Roy Cooper announces that the state is entering a modified Stay at Home order.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 8, 2020

10 things to know about the Affordable Care Act during open enrollment

The open enrollment period for 2021 began on November 1 and ends December 15.
By GlennOaks Media | December 3, 2020

Covid vaccine could be in NC soon. Who will get it first?

With Covid-19 cases increasing across North Carolina, a vaccine from biopharmaceutical company Pfizer could be coming to the state before the year ends.
By Jonathan Limehouse | December 1, 2020