Stories tagged: "face masks"


A medical professional heads to the parking lot  at BoJangles Arena  in Charlotte to administer the Covid-19 vaccine to a patient in their vehicle. Photo by Grant Baldwin for Courier Newsroom.
A Meaningful Milestone: Teachers in at Least One NC County Get Vaccinated

Revised state guidelines moved NC teachers up in priority for the COVID-19 vaccine, with vaccinations already happening in at least one Eastern North Carolina school district.

President-elect Joe Biden plans to ask all Americans to wear a mask during his first 100 days in office. (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Biden Says He Will Ask All Americans to Wear Masks for ‘100 Days’

President-elect Joe Biden’s first request of the nation isn’t hard, but it is meaningful.

Face masks save lives. (Photo by Roy Rochlin/Getty Images)
4 Tips for How to Deal With the COVID Skeptics in Your Life

Even after the US surpassed more than 250,000 American lives lost to the virus, there are still—somehow!—people who believe the virus is a hoax.

Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds gives a primetime televised address announcing new efforts to combat COVID-19 in the state, on Monday, Nov. 16, 2020, at Iowa PBS, in Johnston, Iowa. (Kelsey Kremer/The Des Moines Register via AP)
Third COVID Wave Is So Bad GOP Governors Finally Implemented Safety Measures

The outbreak is particularly pronounced in Midwestern states like Iowa, which has recorded an average of over 4,200 cases per day over the past week, according to Johns Hopkins.

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem (Erin Bormett/The Argus Leader via AP, File)
Masks Save Lives. These GOP Governors Are Letting Their Citizens Get Sick While Refusing to Admit It.

More than a dozen Republican governors said this week they will not require residents to wear face masks to protect against the coronavirus.

Since January, the president has tried to convince the public that the coronavirus will simply go away on its own at least 38 times.(AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
A Long Yet Somehow Incomplete List of Times Trump Downplayed the Virus

Since January, the president has tried to convince the public that the coronavirus will simply go away on its own at least 38 times. To help make sense of these moments, here is a timeline breaking down the several instances the president has denied the severity of the virus.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp looks on during a coronavirus briefing at the Capitol Friday, July 17, 2020, in Atlanta.  Kemp sued the city of Atlanta over its face-mask requirement just after President Donald Trump arrived in the city without wearing a mask, Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Friday. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
Atlanta Mayor Says Governor’s Anti-Mask Lawsuit Against Her Is a Political Ploy to Please Trump

“I don’t think it is happenstance that this lawsuit came the day after Donald Trump visited Atlanta."