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“The most important thing is to get vaccinated”: Doctors urge everyone to get the flu vaccine ahead of the season
Flu season begins in October and lasts through May, but here in the Cape Fear, we see a peak in late December and early January.
Flu shot fact and fiction
MinuteClinic Nurse Practitioner Annie Krzan joined us on WECT News First at Four to dispel common myths about the flu vaccine
New Hanover County offers free flu vaccines
New Hanover County health officials will offer a free flu vaccination event on Saturday, Oct. 12.
Fight the flu: vaccinations available at Wrightsville Beach Town Hall
Getting the flu vaccine doesn’t take long and the New Hanover County Health Department is trying to make it convenient for everyone to fight the illness.
After N.C. vaping-related death, doctor warns of using any e-cigarette device
Vaping and e-cigarette devices were quick to become the better, “healthier” alternative to smoking. But with each passing week, more severe illnesses and even deaths have been attributed to vaping-related lung disease.
Flu vaccines delayed for upcoming season
You are going to have to wait a bit longer to get your flu shot. The CDC says vaccine production was delayed this year.
NHRMC lifts flu-related visitor restrictions
Officials with New Hanover Regional Medical Center on Thursday announced that flu-related visitor restrictions have been lifted due to a decrease in the incidence of the flu.
North Carolina health officials report 13 new flu deaths
North Carolina health officials say 13 people died from the flu in the state last week, raising the death toll for the season to 68
People with Flu symptoms urged to stay home
Many people associate flu season with November and December, but few realize that the peak of flu season isn’t until February or March.
Columbus Regional announces flu-related visitor restrictions
Officials with Columbus Regional Healthcare on Thursday announced flu-related visitation restrictions that are effective immediately.
Construction worker dead, three others injured after being hit by drunk driver near Concord Mills Mall
Concord Police are investigating a crash that left one pedestrian dead and three other pedestrians seriously hurt.
WBTV Web Staff and
Anne Marie Hagerty
Published 1h at 1:09 AM
Impaired driver runs off road and into culvert, police say
‘Shark Tank’ investor Mark Cuban reportedly donates $50k to Grand Strand domestic violence center
WMBF News Staff
Leland police respond to accidental shooting at Wal-Mart
Hundreds of protesters face off in Pittsboro over pro-Confederate monument, heritage gathering
More than 200 people showed up in downtown Pittsboro Saturday to either oppose or support the Confederate memorial that stands outside the historic courthouse and the history behind it.