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PINEHURST — With COVID-19 cases continuing to rise across the Sandhills, FirstHealth of the Carolinas has implemented new visitor restrictions across the health system. Beginning Aug. 3, 2021, only one support person will be permitted to accompany patients in emergency departments, hospitals and clinics. 

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RALEIGH — North Carolina received more than $4.9 million federal funds for small rural hospitals in the state to provide COVID-19 testing and mitigation, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today. The program will provide increased COVID-19 testing to rural populations ensuring an equitable distribution across the state.  

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UNC Health wants to build a new hospital in Research Triangle Park. So does Duke University Health System.

If we substituted the names Saks and Nordstrom, Fresh Market and Whole Foods, or any other top-notch business competitors, potential customers would have reason to celebrate.

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RALEIGH — N.C. Treasurer Dale Folwell says N.C. hospitals aren’t being transparent on their pricing, despite federal rules requiring them to do so.

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ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth of the Carolinas began vaccinating frontline health care workers against COVID-19 on Wednesday at its hospital campuses in Richmond and Hoke counties, and workers at Montgomery Memorial Hospital will begin receiving shots in the coming days.  

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RALEIGH — Time is running out for North Carolina’s State Health Plan.

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Wednesday, 21 October 2020 10:46

NCDHHS adds new data to NC COVID-19 Dashboard

RALIEGH —The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (Tuesday) added demographic data for hospitalizations to the NC COVID-19 Hospitalizations Demographics Dashboard.

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RALEIGH — Taxes and employee benefits are at the center of the race for N.C. treasurer.

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RALEIGH — North Carolinians know more about COVID-19 hospitalizations than they did a week ago. But data critical to the fight against COVID-19 remain missing from North Carolina’s dashboard, researchers say.

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RALEIGH — The COVID-19 shutdowns have ravaged rural health care.

Gov. Roy Cooper’s administration froze elective surgeries to prepare for an onslaught of coronavirus patients and at the same time destroyed a major revenue source for hospitals.

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