Anyone over 16 can now get a COVID-19 vaccine in NC, though challenges remain finding appointments.
More than 1 million people are fully vaccinated now in North Carolina, as NC looks to move to Group 4 of eligibility.
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.
There’s a lurking variable in states like NC that have a high COVID death rate despite more stringent restrictions.
NC will see an uptick in its weekly allotments of the COVID vaccine, as the disease continues to spread at high levels in the state.
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.