Free Community Vaccination Event This Saturday July 17th in High Point, NC

Old North State Medical Society Hosting Community Vaccination Clinic at Mt. Zion Baptist Church WHAT: Pastor Frank Thomas and Mt. Zion Baptist Church in High Point will be hosting a community vaccination clinic to provide free COVID vaccines to the community. WHY: The statewide Bring Back Summer initiative is focused on providing free COVID [...]

By |2021-07-13T16:18:12-04:00July 13th, 2021|COVID-19, Events, News|

World Hepatitis Day, AFM Awareness, ADA, National Minority Health Awareness and more!

Every month has different health observances that vary across institutions. Here are a few July 2021 Health Observances along with some fun facts....   Acute Flaccid Myelitis (AMF) - According to; "Acute flaccid myelitis (AFM) is an uncommon but serious neurologic condition. It affects the nervous system, specifically the area of the spinal [...]

By |2021-07-06T16:36:16-04:00July 6th, 2021|News|

Pfizer Vaccine Now Authorized for 12+

Exciting news! Younger teens – those between 12 and 15 – can now get the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine.    The recommendation comes following a thorough review of safety and effectiveness data from clinical trials in the United States by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and the [...]

By |2021-05-13T12:54:25-04:00May 13th, 2021|COVID-19, News|

2017 Hypertension Guidelines Update In November 2017, the rules changed about what classifies as high blood pressure, also known as hypertension. Experts looking at all the newest data defined hypertension as a reading of 130/80. This new guideline lowers the previous standard of 140/90. Read more about how this change affects Americans now [...]

By |2018-02-18T23:03:42-05:00January 29th, 2018|News|

Black History Month 2017

"Hundreds of thousands descended on Washington, DC's, Lincoln Memorial Aug. 28, 1963. It was from the steps of the memorial that King delivered his famous I Have a Dream speech. King's many speeches and nonviolent actions were instrumental in shaping the nation's outlook on equality.” —from Open Vault from WGBH Listen [...]

By |2017-11-27T15:00:06-05:00February 1st, 2017|News|
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