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CDC, NCHDDS endorse Pfizer COVID-19 shot for kids 12 and up

NCDHHS is working with doctors to make the Pfizer vaccine accessible, including connecting larger vaccine providers who have the capacity to store the vaccine to smaller practices needing a more limited quantity.

Ohio’s million-dollar idea: Lottery prizes for vaccinations

Gov. Mike DeWine has unrolled incentives including a weekly $1 million lottery prize and drawings for college scholarships to encourage people to get vaccinated.

Pfizer COVID-19 shot expanded to US children as young as 12

Shots could begin soon once a federal vaccine panel issues recommendations for using the vaccine in 12- to 15-year-olds.

Demonstrators rally to support NC bill prohibiting mandatory vaccinations

It would also prohibit North Carolina from requiring proof of vaccination or immunity against COVID-19.

FDA expected to OK Pfizer vaccine for teens within week

The FDA action would be followed by a meeting of a federal vaccine advisory committee to discuss whether to recommend the shot for 12- to 15-year-olds.

Free rides and beer: Incentives are added to vaccine drive

Public health officials say the efforts are crucial to reach people who haven’t been vaccinated yet — whether they’re hesitant or have had trouble making an appointment and getting to a vaccination site.

NC’s reddest counties show lower vaccine rates, higher hesitancy

Of the 12 counties in the state where Trump earned at least 75 percent of votes, none have vaccinated at least 40 percent of their adult residents with at least one dose and six have not vaccinated a third of them.

Half of US adults now have received at least 1 COVID shot

Almost 84 million people adults, or about 32.5% of that population, have been fully vaccinated.

Man gets wrong COVID-19 vaccine brand for 2nd dose

The location was the same site where Richards got his first shot in March. He had his vaccination card with him Tuesday, which showed that his first shot was Moderna.

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Parents concerned about systemic racism, gender identity being taught in schools

About a dozen people protested outside Monday night's Bladen County Board of Education meeting with concerns about a new social studies curriculum they believe is harmful to their children.

New Hanover girls tennis outlasts Hoggard in matchup of unbeatens

The New Hanover High School girls tennis team used a fast start on Monday afternoon to take down rival Hoggard in a matchup of unbeaten teams, 6-3. 

Hoggard names John Lucas as new head volleyball coach

Hoggard High School announced their new head volleyball coach on Monday afternoon. John Lucas was hired to take over the Viking program headed into the fall. 

UNCW’s Trevor Marsh awarded CAA Baseball Player of the Week

Trevor Marsh was named Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week after leading UNCW to a weekend sweep of the College of Charleston and clinching the South Division title.