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Gov. Cooper says, if metrics remain stable, he might ease more restrictions

September 25, 2020

RALEIGH – Outdoor stadiums and venues with a seating capacity of more than 10,000 will be able to allow some fans back in early October if North Carolina’s COVID-19 trends and metrics remain stable or improve over the next 10 days. Gov. Roy Cooper made the announcement on Tuesday during a briefing with reporters so […]

People of color needed for COVID-19 vaccine trials

September 18, 2020

As I write this article, 194,000 people have died from COVID-19 and this number grows each day. In the United States, we are losing 1,000 people per day. The numbers continuously show that we are far from controlling this highly contagious virus. The numbers are also a harbinger of the fact that in the U.S. […]

Volunteers distribute produce to families in need

September 11, 2020

The Greensboro Alumnae Delta Cultural Center Inc. (GADCEC) is distributing free boxes of fresh produce in the Southern and Eastern areas of Greensboro designated as food deserts and where the most cases of the novel Coronavirus exist. Under a $47,500 grant from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) administered through Guilford County, […]

COVID-19 Testing at St. Matthews UMC

September 4, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing Site – Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Where: St. Matthews United Methodist Church, located at 600 East Florida Street; Greensboro, N.C. 27406. Site will be open from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. No appointment is necessary. Please bring proper identification and insurance information, if possible. The site will […]

How to deal with laundry during COVID-19

August 28, 2020

So, in a pandemic it is important to clean hard surfaces such as doorknobs, countertops and boxes we bring in the house. There are different rules we should consider when dealing with soft surfaces such as laundry. It is generally believed that it is less likely to transmit COVID-19 from a soft surface than a […]

The Anxiety Keeps on Growing

August 21, 2020

We thought it would be over by now. As December 2019 rolled into January 2020, we celebrated the entre into a new year as most of us do. Some of us were in New Year’s Eve parties, others of us were in Watch Night Services, and still others simply went to bed saying, “I’ll see […]

A concerted effort is needed to fight COVID-19

August 15, 2020

As I write this article, the United States is approaching a death count of more than 160,000 people from COVID-19. These numbers are quite astonishing and I cannot “wrap my head around” the loss, suffering and the misery that every death has caused. Countless families have had to say goodbye to their husbands, wives, mothers, […]

Dr. Fauci discusses the impact and severity of COVID-19 in African Americans

August 6, 2020

During a 30-minute interview with BlackPressUSA that was streamed live over Facebook, YouTube, and, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, spoke of the importance of convincing African Americans to participate in clinical trials. He also said that school re-openings should depend mainly upon the location and the […]

Maintain healthy air quality in the home

July 31, 2020

As we endeavor to care for ourselves and our loved ones, we need to make sure we take care of our homes. Taking care and making sure that our homes are safe and clean takes on many forms. I think we have down the fact we need to clean surfaces in our homes. I am […]

Wear a mask to help control this pandemic

July 24, 2020

COVID-19 continues to color the glasses in which we look at our world. We are hopeful that the use of masks will be that spark that will help the country control the virus. Unfortunately, not all are complying. As we hear about additional friends, family and celebrities contracting the virus, what else can be done? […]

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