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Guilford County health department to rollout mobile vaccination units

April 9, 2021

As vaccination appointments begin to open up for more individuals across the state, the Guilford County Department of Public Health is preparing to deliver mobile vaccinations. Dr. Iulia Vann shared that the health department is slated to receive a van on May 15, which will be retrofitted to carry and administer vaccines to the community. […]

Lookout, it’s tornado season

April 1, 2021

We have all been preoccupied, and rightly so, by the COVID-19 pandemic. It has required quite a bit of energy, masking up, distancing up and washing up. We have been in a chase to create and distribute vaccines. Hopefully most people will decide to take the steps of waiting on the phone or online to […]

The impact of COVID-19 on addiction

March 25, 2021

I had the distinct pleasure of I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Dr. Louis Baxter. Dr. Baxter is an addiction specialist. He is the founder of the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey. This is the only organization in the state of New Jersey that cares for licensed health care professionals, doctors, dentists, […]

Self Care – you have time for it and you can afford it

March 18, 2021

Hopefully, the title bluntly speaks to the common objections I hear as related to caring for yourself. And in case you were wondering, yes, we do engage in self-care. It is not an act reserved only for others. So how do we do this? First, let’s do a check-in. How do you answer the simple […]

Cone Health has COVID-19 vaccine appointments available

March 18, 2021

As more people are becoming eligible under state guidelines, Cone Health urges them to schedule their COVID-19 vaccination. Appointments available in Burlington, Greensboro and Reidsville. Individuals who have a medical condition that puts them at higher risk of serious illness from COVID-19 can be vaccinated against COVID-19. This can be done through Cone Health at […]

Guilford County COVID-19 vaccine sites

March 11, 2021

A mass vaccination site opened in Greensboro this week and appointments filled up fast. The FEMA-supported COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center opened at Four Seasons Town Centre in Greensboro on March 10, and by early afternoon, the website was showing no remaining available appointments through April. The Four Seasons Mall site will remain open for eight […]

D1 Fitness helps people succeed

February 26, 2021

Growing up in the small town of Madison, North Carolina, Demarcus Searcy was a fitness fanatic. As a young athlete, he played basketball, baseball, football, and worked out two to three times per day. He loved the feeling of working out, and feeling good, and was always on the hunt for anything that could help […]

N.C.A&TSU Town Hall focuses on COVID-19 with Corbett and Mowry-Hardrict

February 26, 2021

As COVID-19 vaccines begin to roll out globally, many questions and myths continue to permeate communities, particularly those of color. Addressing those issues and concerns, North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will host the virtual Chancellor’s Speaker Series, “Race to Vaccinate,” Tuesday, March 2, at 6 p.m. The town hall on the COVID-19 vaccine […]

Trauma has history and history is now

February 17, 2021

It seems unfathomable that the events of the past year are real. Coronavirus, death, politics, violence, rhetoric, death, unyielding pressure, job loss, sudden homeschooling, death, people without food, home loss, and lest we forget, death, have all been prominent occurrences in the past year. Death is mentioned here once for every 100,000 times it occurred […]

Mission: Improving Black COVID-19 Vaccinations

February 11, 2021

Amid strong skepticism based on historic distrust, the fact remains, African Americans desperately need to be vaccinated against the deadly coronavirus, especially given an estimated death rate of at least twice that of their White counterparts. Here in North Carolina, according to figures from the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services, while Whites in […]


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