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RALEIGH — To help Medicaid beneficiaries get the accurate information they need to make an informed decision about getting the COVID-19 vaccine, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will reimburse Medicaid providers for providing counseling on the benefits of COVID-19 vaccination.

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ROCKINGHAM — The vaccine clinic schedule in Richmond County is changing to just Monday through Friday.

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If more people are getting vaccinated because of the governor’s handouts and giveaways, I sure can’t tell.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is launching an expanded COVID-19 screening testing program to support public, charter and private K-12 schools in protecting students and staff from the spread of COVID-19. The program will launch in fall 2021 and schools can register to participate beginning in early July. 

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RALEIGH — Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper issued his first executive order of the pandemic in March 2020, at the time implementing a interminable state of emergency, a move that’s typically reserved for hurricanes and other natural disasters.

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Thursday, 03 June 2021 12:39

COVID-19 vaccine clinics to be held at UNCP

PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will be offering several opportunities over the next two months for faculty, staff, students and the local community to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. UNCP will be providing first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine. 

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department is narrowing the number of days each week it will be testing for the coronavirus.

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CHARLOTTE — The CDC and state of North Carolina recently made significant changes to COVID-19 safety guidelines.

Discovery Place has spent time evaluating these changes and will adjust our protocols in such a way that we can continue to follow what the science is telling us and maintain a safe environment for people to visit and to work.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper, a Democrat, decreed Wednesday, April 28, that he will lift the mandate on masks for people outside, but that the indoor mandate will remain at least until June 1.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department will be offering the Pfizer vaccine to 16-18 year old students (with parental consent) on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at the Richmond County Health Department through a drive-through clinic. 

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MB Drift hosting trunk-or-trea…

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Book signing and craft demonst…

ROCKINGHAM — A book signing and crafting demonstration are on tap to take place Saturday at IncSpace. Read more

COLUMN: Nothing to brag about

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COLUMN: The ghost of Ol' Shag

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FirstHealth recognized by Heal…

PINEHURST — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital, including its Hoke and Richmond campuses, has been recognized by Healthgrades for superior outcomes in multiple clinical specialties.  Read more

Biden administration appoints …

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration recently appointed Bob Etheridge as the new state executive director for the USDA North Carolina Farm Service Agency. Etheridge joined the North Carolina FSA team... Read more

U.S. Attorney’s Office announc…

GREENSBORO — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of North Carolina announces its partnership with the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division as it launches the department’s new Combatting... Read more

RichmondCC President: Challeng…

HAMLET — The president of Richmond Community College reflected on the challenges of the past two years, from a major cyber attack on the College’s computer network to a worldwide... Read more


ROCKINGHAM — Representatives from many of Richmond County’s top employers spent Thursday evening at the airport schucking away at the annual Industry Appreciation Oyster Roast. Read more

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