Members of North Carolina’s House Select Committee on COVID-19 received an update on the status of the state’s unemployment applications. Members of the committee’s economic support working group participated in the meeting via conference call to maintain social distancing.
More than 20 states in the U.S. have issued some kind of stay at home or shelter in place order since the COVID-19 pandemic. North Carolina is not one of them, despite Mecklenburg County officials issuing a stay at home order locally. Two state leaders are at odds over issuing a statewide order.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper says the CDC provided the state with enough supplies to test about 250 people for the COVID-19. Now, state and private health officials are trying to find other ways to get more people tested.
Expecting mothers often enlist the help of birth doula to provide emotional support and education throughout their pregnancy. Now, end of life doulas are becoming popular for people whose loved ones are nearing death.
Novant Health is utilizing new technology to help physicians detect and treat a specific type of stroke faster. By cutting down the time to diagnose the stroke, they hope to see patients make better recoveries.