Category: Health

Despite limited vaccine availability, Chatham County Health Department to host COVID-19 mass vaccination on January 25

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Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Public Health Department (CCPHD) will host a COVID-19 mass vaccination clinic on Monday, January 25, 2021, at the Chatham County Agriculture and Conference Center in Pittsboro. The event will focus on healthcare workers with…

What COVID-19 policies would be best now

By Kevin Roche Coronamonomania is alive and well.  After over a year of dealing with this serious epidemic, you might imagine that we had learned how to minimize the overall toll from the epidemic itself and our response to it.…

COVID-19 immunity is too far off

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By John Hood Raleigh, NC – As of January 18, North Carolina had received about a million doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Nearly 330,000 of those doses had been injected into the arms of North Carolinians. That may sound like a…

School closings and lockdowns

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By Kevin Roche The first paper deals with schools and their role in transmission and was published in the journal Pediatrics. (Ped. Article) The study looked at 11 school districts in North Carolina which had been open for 9 weeks of…