Mecklenburg County Public Health will offer the Monkeypox vaccine to residents.

The U.S. National Whitewater Center kitchen was cited for flies and dirty dishes by the health department during a health inspection.

Mecklenburg County will resume giving out free COVID-19 test kits beginning Feb. 7. Residents will be able to once again pick them up from county libraries. According to the health department, the distribution is possible due to an additional supply of the antigen kits being delivered earlier in the week. Test distribution locations and times are listed […]

Organization Village HeartBEAT work with faith based organizations and leaders to ensure everyone in Mecklenburg County enjoy good health regardless of economic status or any other factor. Members of this organization talk about their upcoming 5k happening next Saturday. Follow Us On Twitter: The Latest Music, Celebrities and Interviews: Sign Up For Our Newsletter! RELATED: [WATCH] […]

Commentary Hallelujah! The Mecklenburg County Health Department officially banned dogs in brewery taprooms, Charlotte Five reported. Thank goodness. Janet Jackson Welcomes Son Now, if they could do something about kids. Seriously, the dog thing had gotten completely out of control considering that many breweries allow patrons to bring food from food trucks. That’s exactly what […]

Today, we expect to see black nurses when we go to the hospital, doctor or clinic. It wasn’t always that way. Thereasea Elder knows first hand. She was one of the community’s public health nurses. When we think about desegregation, we often recall images of innocent school children simply trying to get an education. Twitter […]

Interested in learning more about how faith organizations are coming together to fight heart disease, diabetes and obesity? Join the Village HeartBEAT, sponsored by the Mecklenburg County’s Health Department, for an information session about how your church can get involved. It’s fun, family, faith and fitness. They are saving the community, one church at a […]