The updated COVID-19 booster is now available in North Carolina for children and teens five and older.
Dr. Christopher Ohl
A Triad public health expert says the omicron wave of COVID-19 has already hit its peak in the Triad.
Triad area hospitals are now operating near capacity due in part to the omicron variant. And health system leaders say the situation is quickly becoming dire.
It has been nearly two years since the deadly coronavirus arrived in North Carolina.
Cases of COVID-19 among younger children are rising in North Carolina, according to data from the state Department of Health and Human Services.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is stepping up efforts to curb the rising numbers of COVID-19 patients in the state.
Infectious disease expert Dr. Christopher Ohl gave an update on COVID-19 on Thursday. His focus was on the new Delta variant in the U.S., and its potential impacts here on the Triad's youth.
Despite a slight uptick in COVID-19 cases nationwide, numbers in Forsyth County are relatively stable. But one public health official is bracing for another surge.
A local infectious disease expert provided an upbeat assessment today of Forsyth County's COVID-19 situation.