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Yesterday, the Center for Disease Control announced that masks are unnecessary for fully vaccinated people. “If you’re fully vaccinated, you do not need to wear a mask — indoors or outdoors, in most settings. We’ve gotten this far. Whether you choose to get vaccinated or wear a mask, please protect yourself until we get to the finish line.” An accompanying graphic read: “Fully vaccinated people can stop wearing masks.” It’s time to get back to normal, people. 

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RALEIGH — Since vaccine rollouts began, North Carolina transit systems have taken more than 8,500 residents to vaccine appointments, thanks to a state-administered program that helped transit services pay for people needing transportation to get a COVID-19 vaccine.

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PEMBROKE — The University of North Carolina at Pembroke will be offering several opportunities over the next two weeks for faculty, staff, students and the local community to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. UNCP will be providing first and second doses of the Pfizer vaccine. 

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will kick off the Bringing Summer Back campaign on May 9 with more than 140 partner organizations across the state registered to rally together to promote COVID-19 vaccination in their communities.

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ROCKINGHAM — Half of North Carolina’s adult population has received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, the Department of Health and Human Services reported Thursday.

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ROCKINGHAM — The Richmond County Health Department will be offering the Pfizer vaccine to 16-18 year old students (with parental consent) on Tuesday, May 4, 2021 at the Richmond County Health Department through a drive-through clinic. 

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the Bringing Summer Back get-out-the-vaccine campaign that will engage community organizations across the state to fully vaccinate as many people as possible by summer.

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RALEIGH — Rep. Ben Moss was one of several Republican members of the N.C. House of Representatives to sign on to a letter urging Gov. Roy Cooper not to institute so-called “vaccine passports.”

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is updating its vaccine data dashboard to align with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and provide additional information on people who have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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LAURINBURG — Scotland Health announced on April 13 that due to the diminishing interest in vaccination appointments, there will be only two more weeks of COVID vaccination clinics on the campus of Scotland Memorial Hospital. 

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