A third COVID-19 vaccine made by Johnson & Johnson could be approved by the FDA soon, and make it easier to vaccinate people in rural areas of NC.
After thousands of vaccination appointments were canceled this week, NC DHHS pledges to distribute vaccines to all corners of the state.
NC has had a slow start with the COVID vaccine. And a recent move to divert shots to more large-scale events might short rural areas.
Revised state guidelines moved NC teachers up in priority for the COVID-19 vaccine, with vaccinations already happening in at least one Eastern North Carolina school district.