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ROCKINGHAM — All Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine clinics in Richmond County have been canceled until further notice after a pause was recommended by federal health officials.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has worked with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Wake County Public Health Department to investigate a limited number of reactions that were reported during Johnson & Johnson vaccinations at PNC Arena on Thursday, April 8. Analysis by the CDC did not find any safety issues or reason for concern; and the CDC recommends continuing to administer the vaccine.

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LAURINBURG — In recent weeks Scotland Health has expanded its COVID-19 vaccination services to locations in Pembroke and Bennettsville in an effort to vaccinate as many individuals as possible as quickly as possible. However, you do not have to wait for the vaccines to come to you.

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PEMBROKE — The Office of Campus Engagement and Leadership and the College of Health Sciences at UNC Pembroke are hosting Health Talk: Special Event with Dr. Michael Osterholm on April 15, 2021 at 7 p.m. via Facebook live and YouTube live.  

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PEMBROKE — In a continued effort to increase the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine, UNC Pembroke’s Mobile Vaccine Clinic will be traveling this week to sites in Red Springs and Fairmont. 

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There seems to be some glimmer of light at the end of the COVID tunnel for working/touring musicians. 

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ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Richmond and the Richmond County Health Department are continuing to register members of the public for COVID-19 vaccination through Operation FirstShot. 

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Tuesday, 16 March 2021 19:07

COLUMN: The school day that wasn't

The date of  Monday, March 16, 2020 posted on my white erase board is a source of conversation. That date will soon be a year old. Of the very few visitors who have been to my room,  many ask the significance of that date. I consider Monday, March 16, 2020 as the school day that never happened. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolina native and NASCAR Hall of Famer Richard Petty recently received a COVID-19 vaccine.

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PINEHURST — Justyna Iskrzycki, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner by FirstHealth of the Carolinas. Iskrzycki, who works in a group of nurses who serve in multiple departments, was nominated by a patient who beat COVID-19 in December 2020.

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