COVID-19

Traveling during the holidays can be a bit hectic. If you’re traveling home from the holidays, you may experience some alterations in your plans. COVID-19 has caused cancellations for airlines like Delta, United and Alaska. Charlotte Douglas International Airport has reported about 12 cancellations since this morning. Airline officials recommend that travelers arrive to the airport […]

Johnson & Wales University in Charlotte has joined Queens University in requiring that all students, staff, and faculty receive COVID-19 booster shots for the upcoming Spring semester. Exemptions will be in place for those with approval by health services and Human Resources for medical or religious reasons. COVID-19 boosters must be received by March 1 […]

A nationwide supply chain issue has limited the amount of at-home COVID-19 test kits available. High demands ahead of the holidays have resulted in at-home test kits no longer being available at Charlotte-Mecklenburg libraries as of today. Mecklenburg County announced through its Twitter that library staff cannot answer any questions about kit availability. Updates on at-home […]

While many students have left school for the holiday break, they may be required to meet new COVID-19 protocols before returning to campus. Charlotte’s Queen University is requiring that all students, staff, and falculty receive a COVID-19 booster shot. The senior leadership team for the university said shots should be received by Feb. 15, 2022, or […]

The first omicron variant in North Carolina was confirmed on UNC Charlotte campus, Mecklenburg County Health Officials announced Friday (December 10). A student at the university tested positive for the variant. The school website says the student had traveled out of state for Thanksgiving break before returning back to campus. WCNC Charlotte reports, the student […]

Science has proven that wearing masks in public helps to reduce the transmission of Covid-19.  However, there are some people who either don’t believe in the evidence or they simply don’t care.  In addition, on Thursday, a judge denied an order that would require Lincoln County Schools to mandate masks.  Click here to read more. 

A few weeks ago, we learned that Wendy Williams was infected with Covid-19 and voluntarily went to the hospital to seek treatment for her mental health.  Reportedly, she was scheduled to return to her Wendy Williams Show on October 4th.  However, we’re now learning that it will take a little longer for her to recover.  […]

As we kickoff this Labor Day Weekend, we have to be mindful that we’re still dealing with a pandemic.  And Atrium Health is doing everything they can to prevent the spread of this virus.  So if you’re experiencing symptoms, or been in contact with an infected person find out your status today!  Visit Atrium Health’s […]

Sending students back to school during a pandemic has proven to be a major challenge and its causing a some headaches for parents.  While some students have been sent home due to being infected with the virus, others have been sent home to quarantine due to close contact with an infected person.  This is posing […]

For a minute, the need for Covid-19 testing greatly decreased.  However, the new surge of Covid-19 infections in the Queen City has created a demand for more testing locations.  Well, Novant Health, Atrium Health, StarMed and American Family Care are answering the call by expanding their testing locations.  So, if you, your family, or someone […]

  Dr. Fauci had to deliver some cold hard facts that nobody wanted to hear, including me!  According to Dr. Fauci, we will not be able to get his pandemic under control until Spring 2022 and that’s depending upon everyone getting the vaccine.  Reportedly, more than 80 million Americans have not received a single shot, […]

Our thoughts and prayers are with Rev. Jesse Jackson and his wife Jacqueline.  Although the couple was vaccinated, they both tested positive for Covid-19 and were admitted to the Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago over the weekend.  Reportedly, they are both doing well and responding positively to their treatment plans.   We hope you both get […]