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RALEIGH — More than 175,000 people currently living in North Carolina have been diagnosed with chronic viral hepatitis, and many more may have hepatitis but do not realize they are infected. To address this important health issue, Gov. Roy Cooper has proclaimed May as Hepatitis Awareness Month and May 19 as Hepatitis Testing Day.

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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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ROCKINGHAM — People across Richmond County and the nation dressed up in blue Friday for World Autism Day.

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ROCKINGHAM — Students can now sit a little closer together in class, according to federal health officials.

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With so many Americans out of work and unable to pay their rent, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention instituted a nationwide eviction ban on residential rental properties.

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PINEHURST — Antibiotics save lives, but their overuse and misuse can put patients at unnecessary risk for preventable allergic reactions and drug-resistant infections. 

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Monday, 19 October 2020 10:12

NCDHHS submits COVID-19 vaccination plan to CDC

RALEIGH — North Carolina (Friday) submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention its COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. The goal of the plan is to immunize everyone who is eligible for and wants a COVID-19 vaccine.

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ROCKINGHAM — Two local Halloween events have been carved out of this year’s schedule, adding to a list of cancellations because of restrictions due to COVID-19.

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RALEIGH —The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is joining the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Food and Drug Administration in alerting consumers of adverse health effects associated with methanol-contaminated hand sanitizers.

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