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FEMA sends extra ambulances to Cape Fear due to increased calls related to COVID

In response to a resource request submitted to FEMA, North Carolina has received 25 Advanced Life Support ambulances each with a two-person crew of EMS providers. Several of those ambulances are coming to the Cape Fear region.

J&J: Booster dose of its COVID shot prompts strong response

Johnson & Johnson said Tuesday that a booster of its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a stronger immune response months after people receive a first dose.

Union Co. to comply with COVID protocols amid lawsuit threat

Union County’s school board voted Monday to modify the district’s quarantine protocols to comply with state law and let the county health department lead contact tracing efforts.