With respect to the leaked opinion not yet written for ratification regarding the U.S. Supreme Court's revisiting the original decision of Roe v Wade, whence now nonstop protests have erupted in neighborhoods where U.S. Supreme Court justices live, exhibiting the firm intent to intimidate these officers of the highest court in the land: What action should the federal authorities take?
Last week, NCDHHS hosted a live fireside chat and tele-town hall to discuss COVID-19 recovery, ways to prevent and overcome long-term complications, and available treatments, and to hear firsthand accounts from North Carolinians who experienced varying severity of COVID-19 symptoms.
A free COVID-19 vaccine is available to all who want it. Vaccination is open to everyone 5 and older. Visit MySpot.nc.gov to find a location.
To strengthen and extend protections against COVID-19, boosters are now available to all North Carolinians 12 and older. If you are eligible, you should get a booster now.
You should get a booster if:
You are 12 or older, and
You received your second dose of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine at least five months ago, or
You received your Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least two months ago.
You can now get a second booster if:
You are 50 or older and got your first booster shot at least four months ago, or
You are 12 or older and have a compromised immune system, and got your first booster at least four months ago, or
You who received a total of two shots of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine at least four months ago.
To learn more about boosters and to find a spot to take your shot, go here.
For more information on the COVID-19 vaccines, visit YourSpotYourShot.nc.gov or call the COVID-19 Vaccine Help Center for free at 1-888-675-4567.
COVID-19 Testing & Treatment:
It has never been easier or faster to get tested. If you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, have been in close contact with someone with COVID-19, or think you may have COVID-19, you should get tested.
To find a testing site near you, visit ncdhhs.gov/GetTested. For an up-to-date list of no-cost community testing events, visit the No-Cost Testing Events webpage. Additionally, all North Carolinians can request a free at-home COVID-19 testing kit.
COVID-19 treatments are available and can lower your risk of hospitalization or death. But treatments must be given as soon as you feel sick and can only be prescribed by a medical professional. Have symptoms? Don't wait:
Find a test-to-treat location to get treatment started ASAP
Talk to your doctor about treatment
Or call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 888-720-7489). The call center can help if you do not have a health care provider and is available in 150 languages.
Treatments are not a substitute for vaccination. Vaccines continue to offer the best protection against COVID-19.
Children ages 5 to 11 years old can now receive a COVID-19 booster five months after the date of their most recent Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine dose.
Governor Cooper signed an Executive Order that encouraged eligible state employees to get their COVID-19 booster shot and rewards them with a day of vacation leave.
Beaufort County's Commissioners met in a special session, May 31 2022, to continue the budgeting process, and it got weird real fast if one knows the history within the politics of governing Beaufort County.
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