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ROCKINGHAM — FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital – Richmond and the Richmond County Health Department are continuing to register members of the public for COVID-19 vaccination through Operation FirstShot.

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Wednesday, 03 March 2021 12:17

Vaccine recipients are eligible to donate blood

GREENVILLE, S.C. — With the announcement of another COVID-19 vaccine being approved by the Federal Drug Administration, The Blood Connection wants to make the public aware that receiving the vaccine does not affect blood donation eligibility. Donors who receive any of the approved COVID-19 vaccines can donate blood immediately, with no waiting period.

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ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County started March off with fewer than 100 active COVID-19 cases for the first time in nearly four months.

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PEMBROKE — UNC Pembroke, in partnership with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, is hosting a virtual town hall open to all faculty, staff, students, alumni and any community members who want to learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine — including safety and how to access it.  

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RALEIGH — North Carolina has another tested, safe and effective COVID-19 vaccine to protect against virus-related hospitalization and death. The federal government authorized the distribution of Johnson & Johnson’s (Janssen) one-shot vaccine and more than 80,000 doses are expected to arrive in the state this week, beginning on Wednesday.

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Wednesday, 24 February 2021 18:12

Richmond County Schools personnel get COVID vaccine

ROCKINGHAM — Richmond County teachers rolled up their sleeves Wednesday to take advantage of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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RALEIGH — Vaccine providers in North Carolina and across the nation continued to be hampered by delayed shipments and deliveries of COVID-19 vaccines due to severe weather. This afternoon, the federal government notified impacted states that vaccine shipments are expected to resume the beginning of next week.

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RALEIGH — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has been notified by the federal government of continued delays in some shipments and deliveries of COVID-19 vaccine this week due to severe weather.

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ROCKINGHAM — Two more Richmond County residents have passed away in COVID-related deaths, the Health Department announced Wednesday morning.

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PEMBROKE — In the coming weeks, nursing students from UNC Pembroke will be getting plenty of practical experience in the field. The university was recently approved as a new COVID-19 vaccine provider in an effort to increase the availability of the vaccine in Robeson County.  

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