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This fall, COVID vaccine will be optional for most college students in the Charlotte area

COVID-19 vaccination taking place at Western Carolina University, March 2021

Most students who attend colleges and universities in the Charlotte area will not be required to be vaccinated against COVID-19 when they return to class next fall.   A Queens University News Service survey of 13 North Carolina colleges and universities within 65 miles of Charlotte found that at least six of the institutions will not […]

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NC hospitals find COVID-19 vaccine to be a tough sell among their own employees

Dennis Taylor of the North Carolina Nurses Association and Cynthia Charles of the North Carolina Healthcare Association

A survey of North Carolina‚Äôs 14 largest hospitals finds that many have not managed to vaccinate a third or more of their employees against COVID-19, despite having early and easy access to vaccines. Seven of the 14 hospitals surveyed reported vaccination rates ranging from 50% to 65%. Five refused to disclose their vaccination rates.   By […]

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