What’s driving the rising vaccination rates for Black residents?
State and national data show a narrowing gap between the rates of Black and White residents who are getting vaccinated.
By Jalon Hill | October 20, 2021
County set to begin Covid-19 booster shots
Covid-19 has killed more than 16,000 people in North Carolina.
By Glenn Burkins | September 27, 2021
CMS will require Covid testing for unvaccinated employees
The rise of covid cases in children has become a concern in local hospitals and schools.
By Jalon Hill | September 15, 2021
As Labor Day approaches, local hospital chains appeal for vaccinations, reduced travel
At a joint press conference Thursday, CaroMont Health, Novant Health and Atrium Health said rising Covid-19 numbers are straining hospital resources.
By Jalon Hill | September 3, 2021
Novant official reports “stark increase” in Covid-19 hospitalizations
The health care chain also is ramping up to begin administering third shots for those who need or want them.
By Glenn Burkins | August 18, 2021
Back to school: CMS board chair talks about vacancies, Covid-19 and the ongoing issue of equity
Still reeling from the Covid-19 pandemic that upended the last school year, Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools will open Aug. 25 facing new Covid-related challenges.
By Sarafina Wright | August 18, 2021
Masking mandate returns to Charlotte: What you should know
The new requirement comes as Covid-19 cases in Mecklenburg County are again on the rise.
By Glenn Burkins | August 17, 2021
Masks required in Charlotte government buildings, beginning Friday
All persons, regardless of vaccination status, will have to wear face coverings inside city government buildings.
By Katrina Louis | August 12, 2021
Covid-19 hospitalizations among ages 20-49 at an all-time high in North Carolina
Nearly all North Carolina counties are experiencing substantial to high community transmission, state health officials report.
By Sarafina Wright | August 12, 2021