About 60 percent of North Carolina’s 65 years and older population still needs to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. But in just two weeks, an additional 240,000 people will become eligible to get the vaccine in Group 3.
A driver in the WAVE Transit Dial-A-Ride Transportation (DART) program has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a post on the system’s Twitter page. But the result has not caused any changes in the system's services.
The N.C. HOPE Grant program has only spent $42 million of $160 million set aside to help people pay their rent and utility bills. State officials have approved a total of $120 million in grant awards but cannot explain why it's taking so long to get checks cut.
WECT has confirmed that New Hanover Regional Medical Center will no longer be offering patients the popular “prompt pay discount” now that it has officially merged with Novant Health. WECT was made aware the 25% discount was discontinued by a disappointed patient.
Governor Roy Cooper on Thursday outlined his administration’s supplemental budget recommendations on how millions of dollars in federal and state funds should be used to address North Carolina’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Attorney General Josh Stein announced Thursday that he has reached a $573 million multi-state settlement with consulting firms McKinsey & Company over its role in advising opioid companies on how to promote their drugs and profit from the opioid epidemic.
The day after Gov. Roy Cooper (D) urged school districts to allow kids to have the option of in-person learning, a Senate panel moved forward Wednesday with a bill that would require that option to be available.