Displaying items by tag: COVID 19

RALIEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Division of Health Benefits (NC Medicaid) is extending temporary provider rate increases related to COVID-19 through the end of the federal COVID-19 public health emergency, which goes through Jan. 21, 2021.

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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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Tuesday, 20 October 2020 11:07

OPINION: 2 things about 'the science' of COVID-19

On Oct. 4, three scientists published "The Great Barrington Declaration," a statement named for the Massachusetts town in which they met.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County set a new record high for coronavirus cases Monday, with most coming out of Morrison Correctional Institution.

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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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Monday, 19 October 2020 09:37

27th Richmond County resident dies with COVID-19

ROCKINGHAM — County health officials announced Monday morning that they were notified of a second COVID-related death from Sunday.

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Wednesday, 14 October 2020 12:59

Getting back to business in Richmond County

ROCKINGHAM — Business around Richmond County is getting closer to normal since the government-imposed shutdown in response to COVID-19.

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Wednesday, 14 October 2020 11:07

OPINION: COVID shapes debate on worker safety

For 16 years, former state Rep. Cherie Berry has served as North Carolina’s labor commissioner. Now she’s retiring, and another Republican state representative, Josh Dobson of McDowell County, is running to replace her.

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HAMLET — Consider the coronavirus as the Grinch who stole Christmas in 2020 as another holiday tradition has been put on hold due to COVID concerns.

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Friday, 09 October 2020 17:47

COLUMN: The live music industry and COVID-19

Just after the March 10 concert honoring the music of the Allman Brothers Band at Madison Square Garden in New York City, the country literally shut down in so many ways. 

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