Stories tagged: "Gov. Roy Cooper"


Syringes containing the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine sit in a tray in a vaccination room at St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File/Treatment by Rebecca Russ)
Answers to Seven Frequently Asked Questions About COVID-19 Vaccine in NC

Here’s what you need to know about where and when vaccinations are happening in NC.

Gov. Roy Cooper ordered a mandatory mask rule this week. (Image via NC DPS)
Gov. Roy Cooper on COVID-19 Surge: “We Are in Danger.”

Gov. Roy Cooper moved Monday to close loopholes in the state’s mask mandate and require masks in indoor settings, as well as outdoors when with non-household members.

A NC counselor gives advice for high schoolers on enduring the coronavirus-era virtual classroom. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Back in Session: Gov. Cooper Gives Elementary Schools Option to Reopen

Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday that K-5 schools could reopen in October, but final decisions are left up to local school boards.

How COVID-19 spread from one family party in Catawba County to 41 people. Image via Catawba Co. Public Health.
Long Waits for Tests Means COVID-19 Can Spread Faster

Labs in NC are taking more than a week to give test results because of surges in cases and supply chain issues. That's making it hard to stop the disease.

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Teachers Say COVID-19 Too Much of a Risk to Reopen NC Schools

Gov. Roy Cooper is expected to announce his decision today about schools operating this fall while teachers in the state remain concerned.

A hiker on top of Grandfather Mountain. Image via Visit NC.
Why Big Oil Needs to Pay For The Cost Of Climate Change In NC

A recent report predicts NC will pay millions addressing climate change while corporations behind the crisis have escaped accountability.

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North Carolina Governor: RNC Hasn’t Submitted Safety Plan

After Trump insists a full scale in-person convention be held in the state, Gov. Roy Cooper prioritizes safety measures.