Atrium Health to test for coronavirus in 10 locations this week

Atrium officials said the goal is to meet testing needs in underserved and minority communities.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 1, 2020

Gov. Cooper: ‘Hopeful’ signs on Covid-19 benchmarks but progress is mixed

Confirmed cases on the rise, but two important indicators show positive trends as officials mull easing stay-at-home order.
By QCity Metro Staff | May 1, 2020

Atrium Health begins daily testing for Covid-19 in Black and Latino communities

The decision comes as Atrium reports higher infection rates at mobile sites that focus on testing communities of color.
By Glenn Burkins | April 26, 2020

It’s time to have a frank talk about sex with your dentist

During Oral Cancer Awareness month, experts say early detection is key to treating deadly HPV-related oral cancers. Learn the signs.
By Anne Blythe, NC Health News | April 25, 2020

Hair Under Quarantine: Do’s and don’ts for home hair care

Tutorials and hair tips to keep your tresses healthy and looking good while sheltered in place.
By Shameika Rhymes | April 24, 2020

Stay-at-home order extended to May 8, Gov. Roy Cooper says

While extending North Carolina's stay-at-home order, he also outlined a three-stage plan for reopening the state.
By Glenn Burkins | April 23, 2020

The Covid curve flattens

As of April 20, Mecklenburg County had recorded 1,213 confirmed cases of Covid-19, and 31 people had died from related illnesses.
By QCity Metro Staff | April 21, 2020

Atrium Health ramps up Covid-19 screenings in east and west Charlotte

Atrium said the mobile units are about more than simply testing for Covid-19. Residents also are screened for other health determinants.
By QCity Metro Staff | April 19, 2020

Opinion | We can’t afford to lose more Black moms during childbirth

We have a maternal mortality crisis in the United States, and the coronavirus pandemic will likely make the crisis worse.
By Rep. Alma S. Adams | April 16, 2020

Atrium Health expands Covid-19 testing to ‘underserved and minority communities’

Atrium also will assess other social determinants of health, including the ability to socially isolate and quarantine.
By Glenn Burkins | April 14, 2020