Governor Cooper held a press conference on Tuesday with some good news, COVID-19 cases are on the decline. This past month’s drop is getting us another step closer to pre-pandemic life.“People are eating at restaurants, and going to concerts, and ball games, it’s good news,” Governor Cooper said. Governor Roy Cooper talked about a “renewed sense of hope” at the press conference with the numbers to prove it. And although business owners are eager to get back to normal, some are still holding their breath.
Soon, the Food and Drug Administration could give the OK for Pfizer’s COVID vaccine for five- to 11-year-olds. That could mean almost all school-aged children eligible for the shot and protected against the virus.
Records provided to WBTV from an Atrium employee show that on numerous occasions there have been shortages of registered nurses and healthcare technicians across virtually all departments at the CMC, including critical care.
Hospitals said patients are getting sick faster and staying sick longer, extending inpatient and ICU stays across the state. The result: more hospitals are reporting critical shortages of staff to serve people in need of medical care.
We’re on your side helping walk through all the changes that have been coming out with COVID and masks.The CDC updated its guidelines about who needs to get tested or quarantine if you are exposed to someone with COVID and the new guidance applies to those who are fully vaccinated. This comes after the COVID Delta variant continues to surge in the community.
When it comes to vaccines, there were many goals public and private entities hoped for. President Biden says he wants 70% of Americans with at least one dose of the vaccine by July 4th and Governor Cooper called for two thirds of North Carolinians to be partially vaccinat
Governor Cooper announced on Friday that fully vaccinated people don’t need to wear masks in most situations.But if you’ve been to a store, you might have noticed most people are still wearing them. Many say they’re still nervous to in public without their masks.“Why do you care? I’m not making yo
Mecklenburg County says supply of the vaccine is higher than ever, but demand is lagging.More than 50% of North Carolinians have at least one dose of the vaccine. But in Mecklenburg County....it’s only 30% according to state data.Now the county is ramping up on a new approach. They’re brining the