Mecklenburg County has received updated COVID-19 booster shots aimed at the Omicron subvariant BA.5.

Mecklenburg County's monkeypox vaccination waitlist is currently sitting at over 2,100.

Appointments to get the monkeypox vaccine are currently full for Mecklenburg County.

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

StarMed in west Charlotte is offering the first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines for children under 5.

  The partnership between the Stay Well Campaign and Cobb Institute to increase vaccine access in black and brown communities has already produced respectable results. With a host of pop-up events attended by more than 3,000 people, the work of increasing local vaccinations is contributing to national dosage results – hovering close to 77% of […]

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 […]

As the CDC announced it’s final clearance of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine for children 5-11 years old, Mecklenburg County Public Health leaders announced that they have received it’s first ship of the vaccine on Tuesday.  The shipment contained 13,500 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine.  Click here to get more information. 

Johnson C Smith University joins many other universities in requiring students to get the COIVD-19 vaccine before returning to campus. In a press release from May 12, the University announced as they prepare to welcome students back to the campus fall semester, students are required to return fully vaccinated. Under the policy, students must complete […]

The U.S. FDA is expected to approve the Pfizer vaccine for youth 12 – 15 years old soon.  This means that youth could be vaccinated just in time for the 2021-2022 school year.  Stay tuned for more details with Olympia D. on 105.3 RNB.

Since more people are rolling up their sleeves to get the COVID vaccine, traveler’s confidence to take trips has grown as summer approaches. According to an AAA survey, nearly half of North Carolinians (48%) are more willing to fly and stay in hotels. Whereas in January only 26% of travelers were comfortable. The top reasons […]

Coronavirus cases are back on the rise in the Charlotte area, according to new data from Mecklenburg County Public Health Department. The county numbers were declining progressively for a few months but the rate of coronavirus cases is on the rise in nearly every Mecklenburg County neighborhood, The Charlotte Observer reports. Health officials say the […]