coronavirus

UNCC confirms 2 COVID-19 clusters

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — UNCC is reporting two COVID-19 clusters. As a reminder, a cluster is five or more cases linked to each other.  The University said one cluster involves six students living in off-campus housing. The other cluster involves five students living on campus.…
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Luke Combs concert at App State postponed

BOONE, N.C. — The Luke Combs concert that was scheduled for May 1 at Appalachian State has been postponed. Combs made the announcement on his Twitter account Monday citing North Carolina COVID-19 restrictions. “New date is TBD, but all original tickets will be valid, so hold on to them and we’ll let y’all know the new date real soon,” Combs wrote. …
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Monroe domestic violence shelter needs your donations

According to a 2020 study conducted by The American Journal of Emergency Medicine, domestic violence reports have risen during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Carolinas are no exception. “If you want a tangible visible display of resilience and the human spirit you will find it here,” Jessie Lindberg, the executive director of Turning Point, a 42-bed domestic violence shelter in Union County, said.…
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Tracking coronavirus data: Carolinas outbreak map

Use the maps below to see where all of the cases of the coronavirus in North and South Carolina have been reported so far. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — At WCNC Charlotte, we are focusing our coronavirus coverage on facts, not fear. We aim to give our viewers the information they need from officials to best protect themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.…
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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.…