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Gov. Cooper talks vaccine incentives, rental assistance

In a news conference Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Roy Cooper gave an update on COVID-19 and several related issues.

NCDHHS discusses the North Carolina impacts from the Johnson & Johnson vaccine

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services held a press conference today to discuss the recent reports of rare blood clots related to the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 

Dr. Cohen, Rev. Barber get COVID-19 vaccines

The secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, Dr. Mandy Cohen, and the Rev. William Barber got their COVID-19 vaccines Friday at the PNC Arena mass vaccination clinic in Raleigh.

NCDHHS updates guidance for K-12 schools, instructs them to open for in-person learning

Public schools are expected to open for in-person instruction for K-12 students following the StongSchoolsNC health guidance released on Wednesday by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.  

Audit: NC Medicaid failed to confirm provider qualifications

North Carolina's state auditor says the state's Medicaid agency fell short on ensuring doctors and other medical providers met licensing and ownership qualifications to serve patients in the program.

Cohen says ‘think July and August’ for widely available vaccines

"I'm hopeful for the next few months leading to July we're going to get all of Group 3 and all of Group 4 done," Dr. Cohen said.

Gov. Cooper: Teachers will be eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in late February

Gov. Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina will soon move into the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccination plan.

NC sees dramatic drop in spread of flu, other respiratory illnesses

Compared to past years, North Carolina has seen very low levels of influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) this year, according to data reported to the department by seven of the state’s largest healthcare systems.

North Carolina administers more than 1 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

North Carolina surpassed the 1 million mark of COVID-19 vaccine doses administered across the state last Friday.

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Carolina Beach boardwalk amusement rides have officially opened to the public

The amusement rides on the Carolina Beach boardwalk are officially up and running for the summer season.

Debris left behind from devastating fire at Paradise Cove Condominiums is being torn down

More than 2 months have passed and today the debris left behind is finally being torn down.

UNCW program hopes to connect Wilmington residents with international students

UNCW is looking to connect its international students with local residents, in an effort to add more comfort to the college experience.

World’s largest swim lesson helps keep kids afloat

As we dive into summer, are area children ready for fun in the sun? With the help of the Nir Family YMCA, they will be. The YMCA partnered with Waves of Wilmington swim team to offer kids across New Hanover County free swim lessons.