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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.…
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Public health leaders want young people to be vaccinated. Here's why

Some have been resistant of COVID-19 health protocols. Health officials hope that trend doesn’t spill over into vaccination rates. CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Wednesday, the Mecklenburg County Health Department opened vaccine appointments up to a larger population of people. Front-line essential workers in Group 3 can roll up their sleeves at Bojangles Coliseum.…
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How to get your COVID-19 vaccine appointment in Mecklenburg County

Health care providers will be accepting COVID-19 vaccine appointments for Group 3 individuals in Mecklenburg County through March 31. Additional first-dose appointments are now available throughout the county from March 10 until March 31. The county began booking Group 3 appointments on March 3, following priority appointments for teachers and child care workers who are also part of Group 3. …