With the new Omicron variant of the COVID-19 virus spreading throughout the nation, it is becoming more important that we get tested often and know our status. For residents in Mecklenburg County, free COVID-19 test kits are being offered at various libraries in the area. Kits will be available for residents who have trouble accessing […]

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 […]