The FDA and the CDC continue to say the severe blood clot side effect possibly linked to the Johnson and Johnson vaccine is extremely rare.There are 6 reported cases and more than 6.8 million American have received the Johnson and Johnson vaccine so far.But still, it’s making some people wonder if
The owner of Oakhurst Pharmacy told WBTV News he just received his first doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine on Friday. He’s already administered dozens of the doses. But on Tuesday, Greg Deese says he’s been answering phone calls all day from customers asking him about the vaccine being paused.
Sen. Tom Davis (R- Beaufort) has introduced a bill that is making its way through the state house. It would temporarily allow individuals who have graduated from an accredited nurse school to practice under the supervision of a licensed registered nurse while waiting to take their licensure exam.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services worked with the CDC and Wake County Public Health Department to investigate the limited number of cases where reactions were reported with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.
Health care workers have been hailed as heroes during the pandemic for the sacrifices they have made to care for others. A Gaston County family is also thanking social workers and other employees of long-term care facilities for filling the void of not seeing their loved one in person for so long.
A panel of Duke experts hosted a webinar on Wednesday where they discussed the coronavirus pandemic, along with topics such as herd immunity, vaccine distribution and the possibility of vaccine passports.
Starting on Wednesday, every adult and some teenagers in North Carolina are going to be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination.Now many local organizations are making sure underserved communities and minority groups have equal access to the vaccine.Latin American Coalition says the registrat
Carolinas College of Health Sciences is launching a new bachelor’s program in Charlotte. It will focus on healthcare simulation as there is a demand for more professionals who are trained to educate students and operate health simulation labs.
Officials at Charlotte Douglas International Airport say some airlines may require proof of COVID-19 vaccination among several tips the airport is giving passengers as travel increases during the pandemic.
Preliminary investigations show this was all human error. Johnson & Johnson does not know when shipments will start again but the company says it will be able to deliver 24 million doses by the end of April.
Spring break is here and that means decision time for many families.Stay home or travel.Doctors say it’s still risky to travel even if you’ve been vaccinated. And they worry it could increase the spread of COVID-19. But many say that guidance isn’t stopping many from boarding a flight.“Were going
Pfizer says the data shows 100 percent on the teens in the vaccine group did not catch COVID-19. Sinai calls these numbers preliminary. She says 2,200 participants is not enough to get an exact number. She says the real-world numbers will be close to 100 percent effective but not quite.
The Salisbury VA Health Care System will implement the SAVE LIVES Act on April 1. This will allow the medical center to vaccinate veterans regardless of enrollment status so long as they have an other than dishonorable military discharge, their spouses, and caregivers.
The extension of North Carolina’s statewide residential eviction moratorium through June 30, 2021 coordinates with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s recent extension of the nationwide moratorium through the same date.
It’s a big decision for many teenagers. By next Wednesday, 16 and 17 year olds will be able to get vaccinated in the Carolinas.It opens up to everyone aged 16 and up in South Carolina this Wednesday. Shots open up to everyone 16 and up in North Carolina next Wednesday on April 7.But getting an app
South Carolina went from a big shipment of Johnson and Johnson to barely getting an eighth of the first week’s shipment. It is caused struggles for local pharmacies trying to get their communities vaccinated.