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
Do’s and don’ts of wearing personal protective equipment
When it comes to personal protective equipment, we can help slow the spread of the coronavirus by following some simple do's and don'ts.
By Shante Williams | April 14, 2020
Behind the masks: Woman finds deeper meaning
Guest columnist D. Barbara McWhite devotes part of her day to making masks for frontline workers. She shares what this experience has taught her about our humanity.
By D. Barbara McWhite | April 11, 2020
Amid Covid-19 outbreak, Black clergy push for testing site in west Charlotte
Ricky A. Woods, senior minister at First Baptist Church-West, says residents who face the greatest health challenges should have a testing site nearby.
By Glenn Burkins | April 10, 2020
County: More than half of all COVID-related deaths in Mecklenburg have been Black residents
For the first time, Mecklenburg health officials have acknowledged that the COVID-19 pandemic is having a disproportionate impact on Charlotte’s Black community.
By Glenn Burkins | April 9, 2020
What does romance look like during a pandemic?
Charlotte couples share how they're keeping a healthy relationship and romance alive during the stay-at-home order.
By Nakisha Washington | April 9, 2020
Journaling, meditation and other self-care things to do at home
Here are nine ways to combat coronavirus information overload.
By Brandi Williams | April 6, 2020