Stories tagged: "social distancing"


Governor Roy Cooper listens to Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services, during their press briefing on the COVID-19 virus at the Emergency Operations Center on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 in Raleigh. (Image via NC DPS)
Cooper Shuts Down Late-Night Alcohol Sales. Will It Slow Down the Coronavirus?

North Carolinians will no longer be able to purchase alcohol after 11 pm, after Gov. Cooper issued a new ban meant to slow the coronavirus.

NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen dons a mask this month during a coronavirus media briefing. (Image via NC DPS)
How Do You Convince Someone to Wear a Mask? Be Nice About It, Experts Say.

Shame, ridicule, and confrontation might not be the best way to convince a coronavirus skeptic to wear a mask, NC experts say.

You can register to vote online now in NC. (Image via Shutterstock)
Quarantining? You Can Register to Vote Online Now in NC. Here’s How.

NC officials are emphasizing new online registration and mail-in voting during the coronavirus pandemic. Registering to vote online takes a few minutes.

A NC educator says that if we want to motivate coronavirus shirkers, we could learn from a first-grade teacher. (Image via Shutterstock)
Lessons From A First-Grade Teacher: Here’s How To Deal With Those Who Think Coronavirus Is No Big Deal

A NC teacher says that, with schools attempting to reopen this fall, the state will have to find a way to motivate coronavirus shirkers.

Raleigh public pools are reopening, day after local summer camp warns of kids exposed to coronavirus. (Image via Shutterstock)
Report: As Raleigh Reopens Swimming Pools, Summer Camp Says Children Exposed to Coronavirus

Raleigh’s public swimming pools opened Monday, a day after parents were warned that children attending a local summer camp were exposed to coronavirus.

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COVID Cases Are Spiking in NC. What is Trump Doing About It?

State government responding to NC’s troubling coronavirus spike, but little indication change is coming in Trump administration.

Duke researchers say they've discovered a more infection strain of coronavirus.
As Coronavirus Infections Swell, NC Researchers Discover a More Infectious Strain

Researchers at Duke say they've discovered a new, more infectious, strain of coronavirus that appears to have emerged as the dominant strain.