COVID-19 Press Releases

Greensboro Community Vaccination Center to Pause Drive-Through Operations Saturday and Sunday for Severe Weather
Saturday, March 27, 2021

Due to the potential for severe weather today and tomorrow, the federally-supported Greensboro Community Vaccination Center at Four Seasons will stop drive-through vaccination operations at 1 p.m.

Appointments open for Federally Supported COVID-19 Vaccination Center in Greensboro
Friday, March 5, 2021

Beginning today, eligible members of the public can make appointments online for a vaccine at the federally supported COVID-19 Community Vaccination Center in Greensboro at Four Seasons Town Centre

MEDIA ADVISORY: COVID-19 Vaccination in Prisons Dial-In Media Availability Today at 2 p.m.
Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Leaders of the N.C. Department of Public Safety and the N.C.

Governor Cooper Outlines Updates on Winter Storm and State COVID-19 Response
Thursday, February 18, 2021

Today, Governor Roy Cooper and Emergency Management Director Mike Sprayberry outlined impacts and response to today’s winter storm, including weather-related delays to vaccine distribution.

MEDIA ADVISORY: COVID-19 Vaccination in Prisons Dial-In Media Availability Today at 2 p.m.
Friday, February 12, 2021

Leaders of the N.C.

Rutherford Correctional Center Offender Dies after Testing Positive for COVID-19
Monday, February 8, 2021

A Rutherford Correctional Center offender with pre-existing medical conditions, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a hospital.

FEMA Obligates $103 Million to North Carolina for COVID-19 Vaccination Costs
Monday, February 1, 2021

The Federal Emergency Management Agency has obligated $103 million to the State of North Carolina for costs for the COVID-19 vaccine mission.

Prisons’ First Vaccine Allocation Arrives and Inoculations Have Begun
Wednesday, January 20, 2021

The North Carolina prison system has received its first allocation of coronavirus vaccine, and inoculations began Wednesday morning.  

State Prison Offender Dies after Testing Positive for COVID-19
Saturday, January 16, 2021

A Hyde Correctional Institution offender with pre-existing medical conditions, who tested positive for COVID-19, died at a hospital on Saturday, Jan. 16.

State Prison Offender Dies after Testing Positive for COVID-19
Tuesday, January 12, 2021

A Rutherford Correctional Center offender with pre-existing medical conditions, who tested positive for COVID-19, has died at a hospital.