Getting exposed to COVID-19 too soon after getting vaccinated can still get you sick. But you should still get vaccinated if you’ve already had the disease, a Duke expert says.
Two North Carolina colleges said they are clearing student debt, becoming the latest to do so during the coronavirus pandemic.
North Carolina reported slightly fewer new COVID-19 cases on Friday than it did Thursday, but the number of people hospitalized continued to climb.
The debt relief at universities around the state comes with help from the federal CARES Act.
“People who come into our office and are not vaccinated are proud of it.” Columbus County has only 32% vaccinated — and its COVID-19 cases are surging.
Colleges across North Carolina have used federal pandemic relief money to pay down millions in student debt.
Greensboro Mayor Nancy Vaughan and Assistant City Manager Nathaniel “Trey” Davis listen to the concerns of some city business owners during a recent meeting. Photo by Joe Daniels/Carolina Peacemaker. In an effort to curb violent crime in Greensboro, city leaders have drafted a proposed ordinance that would place responsibility on business owners. A town hall was held on Monday, July 26 at Barber Park Event Center on the proposal to receive public comment. City officials said this discussion has been going on for months and is something that was needed. “This is a Phase I of the safety plan. It’s possible that council could adopt a resolution outlining this policy, which is what these conversations are for. This helps us put a policy and plan in place,” said Mayor Nancy Vaughan. The three-page draft proposal is aimed to prevent violent crime at places …
“Unvaccinated people are driving this resurgence and getting themselves and other people sick,” Gov. Roy Cooper said Thursday of the rising case numbers across the state.
The zoo is slated to receive six vials of an experimental COVID-19 vaccine for animals.
Gov. Cooper took on a cautionary tone Thursday and is requiring state employees in his Cabinet agencies to show proof of vaccination.