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It’s been almost 90 years since humorist Will Rogers uttered his famous lament: “I am not a member of any organized political party. I am a Democrat.” Sadly, for that party and, no doubt, quite amusingly for those otherwise affiliated, the observation would still hold were Rogers alive today.

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RALEIGH — More than 175,000 people currently living in North Carolina have been diagnosed with chronic viral hepatitis, and many more may have hepatitis but do not realize they are infected. To address this important health issue, Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed May as Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 as Hepatitis Testing Day.

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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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RALEIGH — Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler is encouraging equine owners to have their animals vaccinated against Eastern equine encephalomyelitis and West Nile Virus.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department will be offering another free flu clinic next week.

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Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:14

FirstHealth offering curbside flu vaccines

PINEHURST — With COVID-19 still spreading in communities throughout North Carolina, the flu vaccine will be especially important in the fall of 2020. 

Published in Lifestyle
Monday, 19 October 2020 10:12

NCDHHS submits COVID-19 vaccination plan to CDC

RALEIGH — North Carolina (Friday) submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. The goal of the plan is to immunize everyone who is eligible for and wants a COVID-19 vaccine.

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RALEIGH — Health officials with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services are urging North Carolina residents to protect themselves, their families and those around them by getting vaccinated against Influenza as the state enters flu season amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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ELLERBE — County health officials urge residents to be on the lookout for strange animals after a rabid fox bit a man last week.

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RALEIGH — A four-year-old, unvaccinated mare in Cumberland County was euthanized after contracting the first case of Eastern Equine Encephalomyelitis in North Carolina this year. EEE is a mosquito-borne disease that is preventable in equine by vaccination.

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