Novant doctor says younger people are being admitted to hospitals with Covid

Forty-seven is now the average age of Covid patients admitted to Novant facilities. That's down significantly from earlier this year.
By Glenn Burkins | July 21, 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 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

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

She hired her first employees a week before the pandemic arrived. How has business fared since then?

Destini Gilliam's story is indicative of a much bigger narrative that has impacted Black businesses, specifically those owned by Black women.
By Katrina Louis | December 11, 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

This popular retail shop is anticipating Black Friday to recoup lost sales

704 Shop co-owner Christopher Moxley said in-store sales decline due to the pandemic will make Black Friday even more important than in years past.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 26, 2020

Hospice service workers to provide meals for dying patients on Thanksgiving

Palliative care social worker Denise McKnight and nurse Dollie Steele are supporting terminally ill patients who may be isolated for Thanksgiving due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 25, 2020

Gov. Cooper extends mask mandate, declares NC ‘in danger’ as Covid-19 cases increase

With statewide metrics worsening and Covid-19 case counts reaching record levels, North Carolina's mask mandate will be extended until Dec. 11.
By Jonathan Limehouse | November 23, 2020