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