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“Now is the time to get your booster shot”

"Now is the time to get your booster shot," said Kody H. Kinsley, Assistant Chief Secretary for Health and incoming Secretary of the NCDHHS. "We have a lot of vaccines in the state, and getting a booster shot, or getting vaccinated if you're not already, dramatically lowers the risk of serious illness and hospitalization for the Omicron variant."

Posada del Inmigrante: “No to the separation of families and 287g”

Raleigh, NC- With the Christmas dates approaching, different grassroots Wake groups and the Fortaleza organization will hold the “Immigrant Inn” next Sunday, December 19, from 2:00 to 6:00 pm, with the objective of to call on the elected officials, legislators and future sheriff candidates of said county, to avoid any policy that generates the separation of families.

Confirmed COVID-19 Cases in North Carolina as of December 10, 2021.

COVID-19 cases and deaths How are cases and deaths counted in North Carolina? A “COVID-19 case” is a person who has tested positive for COVID-19. People are only counted as a case once, even if they have multiple positive tests.

Pfizer COVID-19 Booster Now Available to Everyone 16 and Over

Eligibility for Pfizer's COVID-19 booster vaccine has been expanded to include 16 and 17-year-olds, making safe and effective boosters now available to everyone 16 and older.

The NC Forest Service has issued a mandatory outdoor burning ban

A mandatory burning ban is issued for all North Carolina counties due to dangerous conditions capable of creating wildfires.

Candlelight vigil for the rights of immigrants

The NC Collective organized a candlelight vigil for immigration rights. It was held in front of the offices of Senator Thom Tillis in downtown Raleigh. More than 20 community leaders from different regions of North Carolina attended the event.

Renzo Ortega in an interview with Revista Latina.

Currently I am a visiting professor of Painting at the University of Chapel Hill, I dedicate myself to painting because I think it is the mission of my life, I believe that painting is very important for me not only as a means of expression but also as a historical document, That is why I believe that painting must have a space and tradition must also be respected and above all painters, it is necessary to open space for painters.

Food benefits platform for local communities

The Food Benefits Platform is used to address food insecurity in local communities. Food insecurity is at an all-time high, with one in eight Americans reporting some level of uncertainty about where their next meal will come from. Five hundred households participate in this pilot program through February 2022, with options to continue.

Abortion rights are immigrant rights

As the SCOTUS decision looms, the Latino community says abortion rights are immigrant rights. Local Latinx community organization El Pueblo recently attended actions that included a caravan rally and a community party to celebrate North Carolina's progress in ending the cruel practice of shackling incarcerated pregnant people and to stand in solidarity as the Supreme Court of the United States

Energy assistance program

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Back to School Means Time to Get Children Up to Date on Required and Recommended Vaccines

As children across North Carolina head back to school this month, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services reminds families that vaccinations are an important part of back-to-school success and overall health and well-being.
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