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3 more Covid-19 deaths in Columbus County, more than 24,000 cases in NC

Three more people in Columbus County hospitalized due to Covid-19 have died, according to the Columbus County Health Department.

NC sees highest number of hospitalizations since start of the pandemic as state enters...

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is reporting the highest number of hospitalizations so far in the pandemic. Currently, 627 people are hospitalized in the state due to complications from COVID-19.

Families to receive increased food stamp benefits in May

To help families access food during the COVID-19 pandemic, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is temporarily increasing benefits for May 2020 to current Food and Nutrition Services (FNS) recipients

Guidance offered to protect workers after food processing plant outbreaks

There are currently coronavirus outbreaks in five food processing facilities in NC, including Bladen and Duplin Counties.

Wake County resident tests positive for coronavirus, 8th case in NC

A Wake County resident tested positive for the novel coronavirus, bringing the total number of cases in the county to seven and the total number of cases in the state to eight.

Hearing set for New Hanover Co. operating room applications

State regulators want your feedback on a trio of applications to build more operating rooms in New Hanover County.

Coastal Horizons receives $200k grant to fight opioid epidemic

Federal funding is coming to Wilmington to help fight the opioid epidemic.
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Could opioid crisis play a role in recent rise in Hepatitis C cases reported?

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NC urges vaccination in wake of measles outbreak

With multiple measles outbreaks occurring in the United States, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services issued a news releaseĀ  reminding everyone to get a vaccination to protect against measles.

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