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Gov. Cooper: State Will Take Steps If COVID-19 Trends Worsen

Gov. Cooper: State Will Take Steps If COVID-19 Trends Worsen

With 1,434 new cases of coronavirus reported over the last 24 hours in North Carolina, state leaders continue to push to get shots in arms. At a media briefing on Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper reported 60% of adult North Carolinians have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. Gov. Cooper says the current…read more »

VACCINE INCENTIVE: Cooper Announces Drawings For $1 Million, College Scholarships

VACCINE INCENTIVE: Cooper Announces Drawings For $1 Million, College Scholarships

North Carolina is joining the growing list of states offering a lottery with big cash prizes for those who get vaccinated against the coronavirus. Gov. Roy Cooper said the state is “pulling out all the stops” in announcing “Your Shot at a Million: Summer Cash Drawing.” North Carolinians who’ve already been vaccinated and those that…read more »

State Weighing Incentives For COVID Vaccinations

State Weighing Incentives For COVID Vaccinations

As North Carolina continues to round the corner on the COVID-19 pandemic, the state is keeping up its efforts to get vaccine shots in arms. On Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper said incentives appear to be helping get more residents inoculated. A pilot program is offering $25 summer cash cards at select vaccine sites in Mecklenburg,…read more »

N.C. To Open COVID Vaccines To All Adults April 7

N.C. To Open COVID Vaccines To All Adults April 7

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — All North Carolinians who are at least 16 years old will qualify for a COVID-19 vaccine April 7. Essential workers not yet vaccinated can get their shot starting March 31. Some counties have already began expanded eligibility to all adults due to lack of demand in their own communities. State health…read more »

Nearly 22,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In Wayne County

Nearly 22,000 COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Administered In Wayne County

More and more North Carolina residents are taking their shot. Gov. Cooper says the state’s vaccine distribution efforts are cause for optimism. Over 4.1 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine have been administered in North Carolina, and almost 1/3 of the state’s adults have received at least one dose while 18.8% of the state’s residents…read more »

Gov. Cooper: State Tops 3 Million Vaccine Doses Given

Gov. Cooper: State Tops 3 Million Vaccine Doses Given

Millions of North Carolinians have rolled up their sleeve and taken their shot of the COVID-19 vaccine. During a press conference Wednesday, Gov. Roy Cooper noted the state’s COVID numbers remain low and stable. Cooper says the state continues to administer the COVID-19 vaccine quickly and equitably. As of Wednesday morning, over 3.4 million doses…read more »

State To Start Some Group 4 Vaccinations On March 17

State To Start Some Group 4 Vaccinations On March 17

More North Carolina residents will become eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting next week. Governor Roy Cooper announced on Thursday that the state would start inoculating certain persons in Group 4 beginning March 17th. Gov. Cooper says that include people with medical conditions that put them at higher risk for severe COVID-19 illness as…read more »

Gov. Cooper: 1 Million Already Vaccinated, More Work To Be Done

Gov. Cooper: 1 Million Already Vaccinated, More Work To Be Done

North Carolina remains focused on the fast and fair administration of the COVID-19 vaccine. At Tuesday’s media briefing, Governor Roy Cooper proudly announced over 1 million North Carolinians have been fully vaccinated. Gov. Cooper says over 20% of the state’s first doses have been administered to Black North Carolinians, and the state has again received…read more »

N.C. To Enter Next Phase Of Vaccinations Starting Wednesday

N.C. To Enter Next Phase Of Vaccinations Starting Wednesday

North Carolina’s COVID-19 numbers have declined and remain stable, and there’s further good news as the newly approved one shot Johnson & Johnson vaccine is heading to the state. During Tuesday’s press briefing, Gov. Roy Cooper noted the progress and announced all of North Carolina’s frontline essential workers in Group 3 will be eligible to…read more »

N.C. Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

N.C. Expands COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility

North Carolina is expanding the coronavirus vaccine eligibility.  Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen announced the new eligibility requirements at a media briefing on Thursday. Vaccine providers that are prepared can now begin inoculating all healthcare workers as well as those ages 65 and up.  This follows new vaccination guidelines issued…read more »

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