Hickory school board members held initial discussions on firming up mask protocols and remote learning on Monday.
The Catawba County Schools Board of Education has called an emergency meeting for 6 p.m. today at the Catawba County Schools Administrative Se…
From Monday to Friday, the number of students, faculty and staff in Catawba County who were quarantined due to COVID-19 quadrupled.
Masks will remain optional in Catawba County Schools after a second vote on the matter by the school board.
Catawba County Schools and Newton-Conover City Schools are being asked to reconsider the decision to make masks optional for students, teacher…
The Hickory Public Schools Board of Education voted unanimously, on Monday afternoon, to require all students, faculty, staff and visitors to …
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After a school year interrupted by a pandemic, parents and students may be wondering what the upcoming school year will look like. Local schoo…
Everyone 2 and older is required to wear a mask/face covering except when eating/drinking (must be stationary) or swimming. The mask or face covering must be made with at least two layers of breathable material, fit snugly against the side of your face and under your chin, be secured with ties or ear loops and must fully cover your nose and mouth.
I think it is unlikely that there’s a substantial difference. I mean, the typical type of a mask is the surgical mask. It’s not an N95 mask. One that has thick cloth, you know, can be equally as effective. We believe there may be some small differences between them, but the main purpose is that you prevent yourself from infecting others. Recent studies have shown that (wearing a mask) also has the good effect of partially protecting you. So it goes both ways.
England joined European countries such as France, Germany and Belgium in imposing a second lockdown as hospitals filled. In the U.S., parents and costumed kids found Halloween fun while also minding pandemic rules. Get your own safety refresher here.
As the US enters what experts say will be another Covid-19 surge, a federal judge ruled two Colorado churches don't have to limit how many worshippers come in and don't have to require them to wear face coverings.
UNCG nursing students are expected to give out 150 flu shots.
The United States Postal Service had planned to distribute 650 million face coverings for the Trump administration in April to help curb the spread of the coronavirus, according to newly obtained internal documents reviewed by CNN.
During the question-and-answer portion of Gov. Phil Murphy's COVID-19 briefing, the governor got asked multiple questions on when gyms and indoor dining can reopen. Earlier this week, Murphy appeared on NBC's "The Today Show" and was asked the status of gyms, theaters and indoor dining and when they'll be able to resume business, to which he responded he hopes sooner rather than later, "But we're not out of the woods yet."
Walmart announced last week that customers would be required to wear face masks in its stores starting Monday. The Hickory stores were prepared.
CLAIM: In North Carolina, you can be charged with a class H felony if you have a concealed carry permit and carry while wearing a mask, according to state statute 14-12.
North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that the state will remain in Safer At Home Phase Two for the next three weeks. This an…