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It seems Gov. Roy Cooper doesn’t get out much, meaning outside North Carolina.

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ROCKINGHAM — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday extended his modified stay-at-home order for another month.

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RALEIGH — State health secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen updated reporters on Thursday, Jan. 21 about the state of COVID-19 vaccinations in North Carolina.

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RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, state health secretary, took a decidedly political tone in a COVID-19 news conference Tuesday, Jan. 12.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (Tuesday) announced a milestone in the use of telehealth and telephonic visits by NC Medicaid enrollees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since establishing telehealth flexibility policies in early March, NC Medicaid has processed claims for approximately more than 1.1 million telehealth and 350,000 telephonic visits.

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As North Carolina’s key metrics continue to remain stable and strong infection prevention and control requirements remain in place, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (Monday) issued a Secretarial Order updating visitation guidelines for nursing homes to allow indoor visitation.

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RALEIGH — Gyms are still closed in North Carolina, as Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper remains among a small handful of governors refusing to reopen them.

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RALEIGH — On May 7, Cheryl Holtsclaw took her dad to the emergency room at Watauga Medical Center in Boone. Hospital policy blocked visitors to prevent the spread of COVID-19, so the 86-year-old man, suffering kidney problems, awaited treatment alone.

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ROCKINGHAM — State health officials are “absolutely in discussion right now” as to the possibility of making face-mask wearing mandatory.

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RALEIGH — The Cooper administration may be inviting Medicaid fraud, thanks to an executive order the governor issued Tuesday, May 12.

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