State health officials are urging residents to be vigilant in practicing social distancing and wearing masks to prevent the further spread of COVID-19 amid public health experts’ concerns over the recent rise in COVID-19 data trends in South Carolina.
Black Friday is less than 36 hours away and several major retailers will be open for shoppers. At Academy Sports + Outdoors in Concord, safety is being kept top of mind as employees prep for the beginning of the holiday shopping season.
Emails obtained by WBTV show top regulators at N.C. Department of Health and Human Services helped Cardinal Innovations respond to concerns from Mecklenburg County and sent Cardinal an advanced copy of a response letter to the county, to which Cardinal suggested edits.
A week after rolling out North Carolina’s county alert map to identify the state’s “viral hotspots,” Gov. Roy Cooper said 10 additional counties were in the red zone, which indicates a critical state of community spread.
A Charlotte woman’s life was saved ago thanks to experimental cancer treatment. Four years later, she’s pleased to see other patients in the Carolinas and across the world are getting a second chance at life thanks to the same treatment that saved her own.
Moderna and Pfizer’s vaccines are the verge of federal approval. It could come as soon as December. South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control’s assistant state epidemiologist says it could take two weeks or longer once the companies ask for it.
November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month. The Alzheimer’s Foundation of America is providing free memory screenings in order to raise awareness about the disease that affects more than 5 million Americans.
A popular Myers Park pub cited for violating North Carolina’s COVID-19 restrictions responded Tuesday, saying they’re seeking clarity and apologize for any misunderstanding of the state’s Executive Order.
On Tuesday, Gov. Roy Cooper and Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen, with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, unveiled the that’s now county alert system, which is designed to identify the counties with the highest metrics.
Thousands of North Carolinians have been forced from their homes this year, despite a pair of orders from the Governor banning evictions Leegraciea Lewis, who was forced from her apartment and is now living in an extended stay hotel, is one of them.
An ongoing lawsuit stemming from the disappearance and death of a Cleveland County woman in 2008 is highlighting the regulatory failures of N.C. DHHS to keep seniors and those with cognitive disabilities safe.