Vaccinations

Religious exemption on vaccinations in NC repealed in bill
Some North Carolina senators worried about the revival of certain communicable diseases want to do away with North Carolina's childhood vaccination exemption on religious grounds. Thu, 03/19/2015 - 8:22pm
NC health agency reminds people to get measles vaccination
North Carolina's health agency is advising people to vaccinate against measles, especially since 102 people from 14 states were diagnosed with the illness last month. Wed, 02/04/2015 - 5:56pm
62-year-old man found dead, covered with dog bites
Rockingham County authorities are investigating the death of a 62-year-old man whose body was found covered in dog bites. The News & Record of Greensboro reports deputies found the body of Jose Robles at the bottom of a steep embankment on Nov. 24 in Madison, a day after his family reported him missing. The newspaper said the sheriff's office wouldn't discuss the case. Tue, 12/30/2014 - 3:45am
Free flu shots offered at Camp Lejeune, New River
The Naval Hospital at Camp Lejeune is offering free flu vaccinations for active-duty service members, retirees, veterans and their family members. Tue, 10/07/2014 - 12:09pm
NC equine owners urged to talk about vaccination
Horse owners across North Carolina are being advised to discuss their annual vaccination procedures with their veterinarians to protect their animals from mosquito-borne diseases. Fri, 04/06/2012 - 11:45am
Doctors say get your flu shot
North Carolina had its first child death from the flu this week and doctors say people should avoid the risk of death by getting the vaccine. Many people think the flu shot will make you sick, but doctors say that's not the case. Sat, 01/08/2011 - 3:38am