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ROCKINGHAM — The Wound Care & Hyperbarics program at FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond has received a national award for continued excellence in wound healing, scoring in the top 10 percent of eligible wound care centers. This is the seventh year in a row that the MRH-Richmond Wound Care program has earned this distinction.

Published in Lifestyle

HAMLET — There has been roughly one drug overdose per month in the past two years within the municipal limits of the Seaboard City.

Published in Local News

PINEHURST — Courtney Gunther, R.N., has been recognized as a DAISY Award winner by FirstHealth of the Carolinas. 

Published in Lifestyle

PINEHURST — FirstHealth’s Palliative Care program recently welcomed advanced nurse practitioners Kristen Bilinski and Pam Christaldi to the team. 

Published in Lifestyle

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

Published in Opinion

RALEIGH — There is increasing urgency for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 as the more dangerous new Delta variant is rapidly spreading in the United States, including in North Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — If Melissa Schoonover hadn’t left the Richmond County Rescue Squad, there’s a chance she would have responded to the call when her father died of a drug overdose.

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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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ROCKINGHAM — Tammy Brigman, FNP, has joined FirstHealth Cardiology, Rockingham as an advanced practice nurse practitioner. 

Published in Lifestyle

RALEIGH — Jaden Ng, 13, and her family sat in the gallery on Thursday morning to watch the N.C. Senate vote to ban abortions sought based on the likelihood of Down syndrome, the condition Jaden has had her entire life.

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