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Clinics in underserved Charlotte communities aim to give everyone a shot

Two vaccine clinics over the weekend reached thousands of people in parts of Charlotte that are often overlooked and underserved. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The focus shifted to communities that are often overlooked Saturday as the two largest health care systems in the Charlotte area hosted vaccine clinics that put thousands of shots into arms.…
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Safe St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with guidance from the CDC

Experts say with more people vaccinated it may make this holiday slightly less restrictive than before A typical St. Patrick’s Day weekend in Uptown Charlotte would usually involve a massive pub crawl and a sea of people dressed in green, but for the second straight year, things will look very different due to COVID-19.…
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One year later, Charlotte has lost these businesses to the pandemic

Last March, Governor Roy Cooper put a ‘Stay At Home’ order in effect. Businesses were hit hard. Some closed permanently, but others are roaring back. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The coronavirus pandemic did not only take a toll on the health of North Carolinians, but it also hit our businesses hard, closing some as others thrived. …
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Mecklenburg County health leaders to update COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Health Director Gibbie Harris will update the county’s COVID-19 metrics and vaccine distribution. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Mecklenburg County health leaders will provide an update on the county’s COVID-19 metrics and vaccine distribution Thursday afternoon.  Health Director Gibbie Harris and Dr. Meg Sullivan, the public health medical director, will speak at 1 p.m.…