Many N.C. college students qualify for COVID-19 shot April 7

Many N.C. college students qualify for COVID-19 shot April 7
(Source: WBTV)

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - A large share of North Carolina college students will be able to get a COVID-19 vaccine starting April 7.

State health officials say those living in fraternity or sorority houses, dorms or apartments will qualify for a shot because they live in a congregate setting.

COVID-19 and remote college learning

The state Department of Health and Human Services earlier this year removed college students as a priority group.

Education leaders are now working to communicate the latest guidance to colleges to let them know many students will soon qualify for a vaccine.

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