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Adverse reactions surface from Johnson & Johnson vaccine

By Bryan Anderson   Associated Press/Report for America RALEIGH — North Carolina health officials said on Thursday that they stopped administering Johnson & Johnson doses ... Read more

2 days ago by Paris Goodnight.

1,000 new COVID-19 vaccinations reported Thursday

SALISBURY — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday reported more than 1,000 new COVID-19 vaccinations and few other changes in the ... Read more

3 days ago by Josh Bergeron.

County sees two more COVID-19 deaths, bringing total to 299

SALISBURY — Two new COVID-19 deaths were reported Wednesday in Rowan County. The new deaths bring the total to 299 since the start of the ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Report.

NCDHHS secretary: Vaccines will help people ‘get back in control of our lives’

SALISBURY — As COVID-19 vaccinations open for all North Carolinians this week, Health and Human Services Secretary Mandy Cohen said getting vaccinated will help people ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Report.

All adults can be vaccinated for COVID-19 starting this week

SALISBURY — Starting this week, everyone older than 16 can be vaccinated for COVID-19 in Rowan County. All adults are eligible starting Wednesday, Gov. Roy ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Report.

Reluctance to getting vaccine starting to ease 

By ANDREW SELSKY, HANNAH FINGERHUT and CHRISTOPHER WEBER Associated Press So few people came for COVID-19 vaccinations in one county in North Carolina that hospitals ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Fully vaccinated people can travel safely again, CDC says

NEW YORK (AP) — Add travel to the activities vaccinated Americans can safely enjoy again, according to new U.S. guidance issued Friday. The Centers for ... Read more

1 week ago by News Service Report.

Rowan County in state’s middle tier for COVID-19 spread

SALISBURY — Rowan County finds itself somewhere in the middle of the state for community spread of COVID-19, according to an updated county alert system ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Rowan trails neighboring counties in vaccine race

This map shows the percentage of people who have been vaccinated. Partial vaccinations are those who have received at least one dose of a two-dose vaccination. ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Report.

Rowan Helping Ministries staff, guests receive vaccinations

SALISBURY — With 500 newly received single-shot COVID-19 vaccines, Moose Pharmacy staff members hit the road Wednesday to provide a number of shots to guests ... Read more

1 week ago by Josh Bergeron.

Three COVID-19 deaths reported Tuesday

SALISBURY — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Tuesday reported three new COVID-19 deaths in Rowan County — the highest number of ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Concern, confusion rises about regional COVID-19 relief program

SALISBURY — Weeks after they sought aid from a COVID-19 relief program, people are raising concerns about its administration and wondering if they will receive ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

Evening COVID-19 vaccination clinic scheduled Thursday

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department will have another evening COVID-19 vaccination clinic this week and an allotment of 1,170 first doses of the ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Local pharmacies now among Rowan County locations with COVID-19 vaccines

SALISBURY — As Rowan County Health Department workers and volunteers administered second doses of COVID-19 vaccines at West End Plaza on Wednesday, a more intimate ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Shots in little arms: COVID-19 vaccine testing turns to kids

By LAURAN NEERGAARD AP Medical Writer The 9-year-old twins didn’t flinch as each received test doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine — and then a sparkly ... Read more

2 weeks ago by News Service Report.

700 new vaccinations for Rowan County residents

SALISBURY — State data on Thursday showed more than 700 new COVID-19 vaccinations for Rowan County residents. The number of partial vaccinations increased by 272. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Congressman Budd visits Novant vaccine site, commends leaders for preventing wasted doses

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rep. Ted Budd visited Salisbury Wednesday to tour Novant Health’s COVID-19 vaccination site at the J.F. Hurley Family YMCA ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Federal COVID-19 vaccination figures show more coverage for local residents

SALISBURY — Data released Wednesday shows a more optimistic picture for the progress of COVID-19 vaccinations in Rowan County. The N.C. Department of Health and ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Hornets to allow 5,000 fans this week

Associated Press The Charlotte Hornets will allow approximately 5,000 fans to attend NBA home games beginning March 26 against Miami, or about 25% percent of ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Post Sports.

Governor announces COVID-19 capacity restrictions will be eased Friday

SALISBURY — Gov. Roy Cooper on Tuesday announced capacity limitations caused by COVID-19 will be eased Friday at 5 p.m The eased restrictions are as ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Rowan Health Department to administer 1,170 Pfizer vaccines this week

SALISBURY — The Rowan County Health Department will have more COVID-19 vaccines than usual this week and a different variety than previous drive-thru events. The ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

West End Plaza has become unexpected, essential part of COVID response

SALISBURY — In a spacious room that was once filled with clothing racks, shoes and perfume, dozens of nurses, Rowan County staff members and volunteers ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

UPDATED: More than 3,000 Rowan residents received vaccination this week

SALISBURY — The number of COVID-19 vaccinations administered locally this week increased by more than 3,000, with a majority being first doses. Friday’s data update ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

38 new COVID-19 positives, nearly 400 new vaccinations reported in Rowan

SALISBURY — The Thursday update from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday showed a few dozen new positives and nearly 400 ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Rowan moves to lowest tier for COVID-19 community spread

SALISBURY — With new COVID-19 positives coming much slower, Rowan County on Wednesday joined the majority of the state in being classified in the lowest ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

County announces homebound COVID-19 vaccine program

SALISBURY — County officials on Wednesday announced plans to vaccinate homebound individuals. Rowan County Public Health and Rowan County Emergency Services will offer COVID-19 vaccines ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

Across the Pond Bed and Breakfast welcomes guests after a yearlong pause

SALISBURY — For the previous year, things have been unusually quiet around Across the Pond Bed and Breakfast. Since opening the inn seven years ago, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Ben Stansell.

13% of Rowan residents partially vaccinated for COVID-19; 9% fully vaccinated

SALISBURY — The percentage of Rowan County residents who have been partially vaccinated for COVID-19 topped 13% on Monday. The North Carolina Department of Health ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Josh Bergeron.

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