UNCW hosting drop-in vaccine clinics Nov. 4-5

UNCW’s Abrons Student Health Center will host two “drop-in” vaccine clinics this week for students, staff, faculty and community members interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccines or boosters. All three vaccines and boosters will be available. Individuals interested in receiving a vaccine or booster can obtain one on the following dates: Thursday, Nov. 4 from…

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UNCW announces additional “drop-in” vaccine clinic dates

UNCW’s Student Health Center will host a series of “drop-in” vaccine clinics over the next two weeks. Students, faculty, staff and community members interested in receiving a vaccine are encouraged to attend. The university COVID-19 Campus Vaccination Clinic will be held on the dates below. No appointment is necessary, and all are welcome. There is…

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Novant Health update on mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program for employees

Novant Health today released the following update related to its mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program for employees:  Today, 98.6% of more than 35,000 team members are compliant with Novant Health’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination program. Team members are considered compliant if they have received the following: the single dose Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, a first dose…

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OPINION: Biden’s Mandate Goes Too Far

By JOHN HOOD RALEIGH, NC — I got the COVID-19 vaccine shortly after it became publicly available. I did so because I was persuaded that the benefits of vaccination far outweighed the risk. Over the subsequent months, the case for vaccination has only gotten stronger. While the delta variant is easier to spread than prior…

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Poll finds North Carolina residents unhappy with vaccine rollout

by Julie Havlak, Carolina Journal News Service RALEIGH — Most North Carolinians don’t approve of the state’s vaccine rollout. More North Carolinians favor getting the COVID-19 vaccine, but that doesn’t mean they can, according to an Elon University Poll of nearly 1,500 residents conducted Jan. 29-31. Elon released the poll just hours before Gov. Roy Cooper held…

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