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RALEIGH — Today, the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services announced that approximately $2.5 million in Coronavirus Relief Funding is being distributed to local transit agencies across the state to help pay for rides for individuals who need transportation assistance to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. 

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Thursday, 14 January 2021 19:22

3-D mammography now available at MRH-Richmond

ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital-Richmond is now offering 3-D digital mammography (breast tomosynthesis) to patients in Richmond County and surrounding communities.

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RALEIGH —The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today that vaccine providers that are ready to expand may vaccinate all health care workers and anyone 65 years and older.

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ROCKINGHAM — Working with the Richmond County Health Department, FirstHealth of the Carolinas launched Operation FirstShot Monday morning at Moore Regional Hospital–Richmond.  

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HAMLET — A local textile manufacturer was recently acquired by a French-based medical devices company.

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ROCKINGHAM —The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced last week an updated vaccination plan that aligns with new federal recommendations. The next phase of vaccinations will open in groups, starting with Phase 1B - Group 1: anyone 75 years or older regardless of medical condition or living situation. 

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Thanks in large part to COVID lockdowns, this year has left vast wreckage in its wake, with ten million jobs lost, more than 100,000 businesses and dozens of national chains bankrupted or closed. Up to 40 million people could face eviction in the coming months for failing to pay rent, and Americans report that their mental health is at record low levels. But the casualty list for 2020 must also include many of the political myths that shape Americans’ lives. 

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced it had updated its vaccination plan to align with new federal recommendations issued last week.

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PINEHURST — FirstHealth Home Care has again achieved the highest possible five-star rating for patient satisfaction from the Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems Home Health Care Survey. For the second consecutive year, FirstHealth’s rankings in the patient satisfaction measures of the survey are above the state and national average for Medicare-certified home care agencies.

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PINEHURST — As health care heroes at FirstHealth of the Carolinas continue to deliver care amid the COVID-19 pandemic, they are taking time to celebrate a momentous event in the organization’s history: its 25th anniversary. The organization invites the public to learn about its history and join the commemoration at its new 25th-anniversary website: www.firsthealth.org\25years.  

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