North Carolina marks 10,000 Covid-19 deaths
The state also surpassed 800,000 total case of the disease, which is cause by the new coronavirus.
By Glenn Burkins | February 9, 2021
Black and Brown populations should be ‘prioritized’ for Covid-19 vaccines, national expert tells Charlotte business group
Low vaccination rates in minority communities could lead to a widening death toll relative to White populations.
By Glenn Burkins | February 4, 2021
Atrium Health launches Covid-19 vaccination campaign in Black and minority communities
At a kick-off last week, the health care company vaccinated 299 people during a drive-thru event at First Baptist Church-West.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 25, 2021
Vaccination updates: What you need to know in Charlotte-Mecklenburg
Find out where you can get a coronavirus vaccination
By QCity Metro | January 21, 2021
For Black single mothers, Covid-19 economic challenges can be magnified
Women, particularly women of color, have been affected economically more than men throughout the pandemic, according to recent jobs reports.
By Gracyn Doctor, WFAE | January 19, 2021
CMS students will continue remote learning as Covid-19 cases spike
Read what some teachers were saying.
By Jonathan Limehouse | January 15, 2021
How Blue Cross NC and the Carolina Panthers gave back to ‘sack hunger’ in Charlotte
As the coronavirus spread, Blue Cross NC and the Panthers football organization mobilized to distribute meals in underserved communities.
By GlennOaks Media | January 13, 2021
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