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Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

How well has North Carolina dealt with COVID?

By Mike Walden
| April 23, 2022

Even though COVID-19 continues with its variants, medical experts are hopeful the virus is becoming ...

Aanya Sachdeva, left, and Anjali Gupta speak with Dr. Grace Tang about Project Give It a Shot during a Monday visit to Family First Primary Care.

PROJECT GIVE IT A SHOT

Outreach effort vaccinates 1,000

By Junious Smith III
| April 19, 2022

WAKE FOREST — North Carolina may be first in flight, but it’s in the bottom half of states for COVID...

John Hood

OPINION

Feds blew it on COVID relief

By John Hood
| March 28, 2022

If ever there was justification for sudden, expedited, large-scale federal expenditure, the COVID cr...

Wake Health distributes free N95 masks

From staff reports
| January 20, 2022

Wake County Public Health will distribute free N95 masks at five locations starting Jan. 20 while su...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Keep the kids in class

By Tom Campbell
| January 22, 2022

Omicron is spreading faster than kudzu, especially among our children. Some educators and health off...

John Hood

OPINION

School closures were too risky

By John Hood
| January 8, 2022

When the news broke on Monday that one of North Carolina’s largest school districts, Cumberland Coun...

T. Ryan Gallaher

COMMENTARY

Omicron brings urgency for vaccination, safety habits

By T. Ryan Gallaher
| January 5, 2022

As eastern North Carolina continues to see rising COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations driven by the ...

Tom Campbell

OPINION

Back where we began

By Tom Campbell
| December 22, 2021

Over the past few days, it has felt like we were ending 2021 where we started it — in the throes of ...

This illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Cadence experiences second COVID-19 outbreak

From staff reports
| December 10, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Cadence of Wake Forest has a second outbreak of COVID-19, according to Wake County Pub...

This Centers for Disease Control and Prevention  illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Knightdale rehab center sees COVID outbreak

For The Wake Weekly
| December 5, 2021

KNIGHTDALE — Wake County Public Health has confirmed a COVID-19 outbreak at Wellington Rehabilitatio...

Jean McCamy

VIEWS AND REVIEWS

Will COVID become the new flu?

By Jean McCamy
| November 30, 2021

News of COVID-19’s omicron variant was a terrible start to the pre-Christmas season. I think we have...

Thomas L. Knapp

OPINION

Omicron: Next step from pandemic to endemic?

By Thomas L. Knapp
| November 30, 2021

South Africa reported detection of a new variant of the COVID-19 virus to the World Health Organizat...

Patricia Schoch

COMMENTARY

In pandemic’s wake, who are we now?

By Patricia Schoch
| November 29, 2021

I recently watched a fascinatingly terrifying miniseries called “Hot Zone” that dramatized the searc...

Wake County begins vaccinating kids 5-11 against COVID-19

From staff reports
| November 8, 2021

RALEIGH — Wake County Public Health began vaccinating kids between 5-11 years old Monday. The public...

Wake Forest in holding pattern with federal funds

By Amber Revels-Stocks
| November 8, 2021

WAKE FOREST — The town of Wake Forest is waiting for final guidance before making decisions regardin...

Wake Forest ends mask mandate at town facilities

From staff reports
| November 8, 2021

WAKE FOREST — Masks are no longer required in town of Wake Forest-owned facilities. COVID-19 cases a...

Dr. Jose Cabañas, chief medical officer, talks about the high volume of emergency calls Wake EMS received in August.

Coronavirus Crisis

Knightdale, Rolesville, Zebulon to continue mask mandate

From staff reports
| November 3, 2021

Three towns and the county will continue the mask mandate, according to the Wake County Public Healt...

Wake Public Health offers vaccine boosters at 5 clinics

From staff reports
| November 1, 2021

RALEIGH — The Wake County Public Health team is offering booster doses of Moderna, Pfizer and Johnso...

This illustration reveals ultrastructural morphology exhibited by coronaviruses.

Coronavirus Crisis

Brookdale has third COVID-19 outbreak

From staff reports
| October 7, 2021

WAKE FOREST — A third outbreak of COVID-19 has occurred at Brookdale Wake Forest, according to the W...

Patricia Schoch

OPINION

Let’s get this thing done

By Patricia Schoch
| October 6, 2021

I threw around ideas in my mind for the topic of this column, but in the end, I settled on a tired o...


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