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ROCKINGHAM ― More than 40 additional students have tested positive for COVID-19 as cases continue to surge in Richmond County.

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It’s well past time to try a different approach with COVID, and the Omicron variant in particular. The mainstream media must adjust its reporting, as well, to reflect reality and, well, to infuse some common sense. To stop reporting the rise in cases and hospitalizations, because both are skewed and fundamentally inaccurate.

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RALEIGH — In the face of nationwide competition for testing supplies and shortages of testing staff, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is pulling all available levers to support existing testing sites, to open more sites across the state and to increase access to at-home collection kits.

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ROCKINGHAM— The Richmond County Health Department has performed an average of 350 COVID tests per day so far this month, with nearly 1,000 people testing positive.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department on Thursday two COVID-related deaths and more than 150 new positive cases of the coronavirus.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday, Jan. 4, said health experts, doctors, and scientists are learning more about COVID-19, and state officials and politicians are using that knowledge to keep schools open and to avoid more onerous shutdowns and suppressions.

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ROCKINGHAM — There appears to be another spike in new positive COVID-19 tests in Richmond County and across the state with 100 new local cases in the past two days.

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Wednesday, 29 December 2021 14:14

FirstHealth: Know where to go for COVID-19 testing

PINEHURST — With the increase in COVID-19 cases and the rapid emergence of the Omicron variant, the demand for testing is on the rise. FirstHealth emergency departments are seeing an increase in patients coming to the emergency department for COVID-19 testing.   

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ROCKINGHAM — The penalties against a longtime NASCAR driver and his crew chief for violating a testing rule at Rockingham Speedway will stand.

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RALEIGH — Peak-season soil testing fees are set to take effect Dec. 1 through March 31, 2022, pending final approval by the N.C. Board of Agriculture at its Nov. 19 meeting. Submitting soil samples to the N.C. Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Agronomic Services lab before that date will mean growers and homeowners can avoid the $4 per sample fee.

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