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Kid shots start next week at mall

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Starting next week, appointments for the Pfizer vaccine will be available for children ages 5-11 and their families at the Health Department’s vaccine clinic Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Blue Ridge Mall.   Read Story »

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FEMA vaccine center offering free Covid shots at Asheville Outlets

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FEMA's mobile vaccine center will offer free Covid-19 vaccinations at the Asheville Outlets behind Sportsman’s Warehouse, 800 Brevard Road, for five weeks starting Monday.   Read Story »

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Health department starting Pfizer booster Tuesday at mall

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The Henderson County Department of Public Health will begin offering booster doses to recipients of the Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine for certain high-risk individuals starting Tuesday at Blue Ridge Mall.   Read Story »

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Health department reopens vaccine clinic at mall

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Citing increased demand for vaccination and in preparation for boosters this fall, the Henderson County Department of Public Health announced Wednesday that it will reopen its Covid-19 vaccine at the former JCPenney space at the Blue Ridge Mall.   Read Story »

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Number of Covid patients in ICU sets record

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Citing new data showing that unvaccinated people were 15.4 times more likely to die from Covid-19 than those vaccinated, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services secretary urged North Carolinians to get the shot.   Read Story »

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Hospitalizations are up, most unvaccinated

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While Pardee UNC Health has seen a rise in patient admissions, physicians have found that outpatient antibody treatments have been effective in keeping hospitalizations at bay and preventing deaths, the hospital’s chief medical officer said.   Read Story »

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Medical leaders denounce misinformation on Covid vaccine

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