Stories tagged: "vaccine"


NC DHHS Secretary Mandy Cohen in an October 2020 briefing with Gov. Roy Cooper. (Image via NC DPS/Treatment by Rebecca Russ)
65 Or Older? You’re Now Eligible for a Coronavirus Vaccine in NC

NC's new coronavirus plan comes with states and the federal government pushing to speed up a sluggish vaccine rollout.

Healthcare workers will most likely be among the first to receive the COVID-19 vaccine when it becomes available. Image via Shutterstock; Graphic by Rebecca Russ/COURIER.
A COVID Vaccine Could Be Weeks Away for Some Americans. Here’s What You Need to Know.

You have questions about coronavirus vaccines? We have answers.

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.

National Guard soldiers assist by directing those arriving for vaccination appointments at Bojangles Arena in Charlotte, NC, the primary site of vaccine distribution for Mecklenburg County. (Image for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
‘Spend More Time With the Grandkids’: North Carolinians Line Up in Charlotte for COVID Vaccine

Eat out. Get a haircut. Be a good citizen. People in Charlotte on why they rushed to get the COVID vaccine as NC upped inoculation efforts.

A medical professional heads to the parking lot  at BoJangles Arena  in Charlotte to administer the Covid-19 vaccine to a patient in their vehicle. Photo by Grant Baldwin for Courier Newsroom.
A Meaningful Milestone: Teachers in at Least One NC County Get Vaccinated

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.

Confetti flies in the air as Jeanne Peters, 95, a rehab patient at The Reservoir, a nursing facility, gestures after she was given the first COVID-19 vaccination as Mary Lou Galushko, left, looks on,Friday, Dec. 18, 2020, in West Hartford, Conn. (AP Photo/Stephen Dunn, Pool)
Vaccines Are on their Way. Here’s How to Talk to Friends and Family about Their Concerns.

An expert from Wake Forest University shared her thoughts with Cardinal & Pine on people can talk to friends and family about the vaccine.  While more Americans are saying they will likely take the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it is available, many still have real concerns.  Only 16% of Black Americans and 22% of...

doctor getting COVID-19 vaccine
As Death Rate Spikes to One per Minute, More Americans Willing to Try COVID Vaccine

More Americans now say they’ll get the COVID-19 vaccine as soon as it’s ready. Republicans’ enthusiasm nearly tripled as Trump talks less about the pandemic and focuses on his election loss.