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MONROE — As of Friday (Jan. 14), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 135,906 residents in Union County have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. The roughly 57% compares to 63% of the state’s total population who are at least…

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MONROE — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 135,796 residents of Union County have been at least partially vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus, as of Wednesday (Jan. 12). The roughly 57% compares to 63% of the state’s total population who are at least …

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MONROE — As of Monday (Jan.10), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 135,636 Union County residents have been at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19. The 57% compares to 63% of the state’s total population who are at least partially vaccinated.…

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MONROE — As of Friday (Jan. 7), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 135,367 residents of Union County have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. The roughly 56% compares to 63% of the state’s total population who are at least …

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MONROE — Union County had a record-number 881 new COVID-19 cases reported on Monday, Jan. 3, according to The New York Times, taken from state and local health agencies. The previous record of 724 new cases reported in a day was set on Sept. 7, 2021.

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MONROE — As of Wednesday (Dec. 29), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 134,445 Union County residents have been partially vaccinated under all programs. The 56% compares to 63% of the state’s total population who are at least partially vaccinated. Wi…

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MONROE — Union County continues to lag behind when it comes to getting vaccinated against the deadly COVID-19 virus. The pandemic has been responsible for the deaths of 388 residents of Union County since April of 2020, according to Union County Government.

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MONROE — The number of Union County residents who are in the hospital due to COVID-19 symptoms has more than doubled, according to the latest report on the Union County Government COVID-19 Dashboard.

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MONROE — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 133,757 Union County residents have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, and 126,815 have now been fully vaccinated as of Wednesday (Dec. 22).

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MONROE — As of Monday (Dec. 20), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 133,560 Union County residents (out of roughly 250,000) have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and 126,583 in the County (about 53%) are now fully vaccinated.

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UNION COUNTY — As of Wednesday (Dec. 15), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 133,081 Union County residents have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, and 126,279 (about 53%) have been fully vaccinated.

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MONROE — The COVID-19 virus rate of transmission in Union County is on the rise. The County’s positivity test percentage rose from 9% to 10% in the latest update dashboard by County Government, and the number of active cases jumped from 937 to 1,258.

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MONROE — As of Monday (Dec. 6), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 132,121 residents in Union County have been at least partially vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus, 124,684 are now fully vaccinated.

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MARSHVILLE — Christy Cain has experienced her share of trials and tribulations. But with prayer and spiritual guidance, she has accomplished her goal of: opening her own business: Christy’s Christian Corner is located at 103 East Union Street.

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MONROE — As of Friday, Dec. 3, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 131,861 of residents in Union County have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and 123,821 or 52% of the county is now fully vaccinated compared to 57% statewide.

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MONROE — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 131,424 Union County residents (out of roughly 250,000) have been at least partially vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus as of Monday (Nov. 29), while 122,680 county residents have been full vaccinated.

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MONROE — As of Wednesday (Nov. 24), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 130,455 residents of Union County (out of roughly 250,000) have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and 122,154 have been fully vaccinated.

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MONROE — As of Friday (Nov.19), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 129,766 in Union County have been at least partially vaccinated for COVID-19 and 121,950 residents have now been fully vaccinated.

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MONROE — Roughly 15% of Union County residents have tested positive for the COVID-19 virus since the first case was reported on March 18, 2020; there have been 37,332 confirmed COVID cases in Union County as of Wednesday (Nov. 17) afternoon, according to Union County Government’s COVID-19 Da…

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MONROE — As of Monday (Nov. 15), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 129,339 Union County residents have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus. The County’s had 121,749 residents, out of roughly 250,000, fully vaccinated.

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MONROE — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 127,853 Union County residents have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, as of Friday (Nov. 12); the County’s had 121,448 fully vaccinated.

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MONROE — The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 127,226 residents in Union County have been at least partially vaccinated for the COVID-19 virus, as of Monday (Nov. 8).

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MONROE — Union County had 32 residents in the hospital of COVID-19 as of Friday (Nov. 6), well below the record number 74 hospitalizations roughly a month ago (Oct. 4). The drop in hospitalizations is among the indicators that the highly-contagious virus is trending in the right direction.

MONROE — As of Wednesday (Nov. 3), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 126,825 residents in Union County have been partially vaccinated under all programs. The County’s had 120,933 residents fully vaccinated.

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UNION COUNTY — As of Monday (Nov. 1), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 126,675 in the county have been partially vaccinated under all programs.

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UNION COUNTY — As of Friday (Oct. 29), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 126,482 in the county have been partially vaccinated under all programs, while the number of fully vaccinated residents in the County is at 120,414.

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UNION COUNTY — As of Monday (Oct. 25), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 126,138 in the county have been partially vaccinated under all programs. The 53% compares to 59% of the state’s total population who are at least partially vaccinated. In the c…

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UNION COUNTY — As of Wednesday (Oct. 20), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 125,809 in the county have been partially vaccinated under all programs. The 52% compares to 59% of the state’s total population who are at least partially vaccinated. In th…

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UNION COUNTY — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 125,271 in the county have been partially vaccinated under all programs as of Monday (Oct. 18). The 52% compares to 59% of the state’s total population who are at least partially vaccinated. In the co…

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UNION COUNTY — As of Friday (Oct. 15), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 124,481 in the county have been partially vaccinated under all programs. The roughly 52% compares to 58% of the state’s total population who are at least partially vaccinated.

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MONROE — As of Wednesday (Oct. 6), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 123,499 residents in Union County have been at least partially vaccinated under all programs. In the county, 116,503 — about 49% — is now fully vaccinated compared to 54% statewide.

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MONROE — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 123,245 residents of Union County have been partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus under all programs. The 51% compares to 58% of the state’s total population who are at least partially vaccinated.…

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MONROE — Every Monday, Union Academy charter school updates its own COVID-19 Dashboard, and according to the last dashboard update (Sept. 27), the school has had a total of 160 positive cases among students and staff since July 26.

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UNION COUNTY — While the number of individuals who have received the COVID-19 vaccine in Union County continues to increase, the county lags behind the state as a percentage of total population. As of Thursday (Sept. 30), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) r…

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MONROE — Approximately 51% of Union County residents have been at least partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus, which has taken the lives of 289 County residents since the first death was confirmed on April 9, 2020.

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MONROE — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 121,281 residents in Union County have been partially vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus under all programs, as of Sept. 24. The 51% compares to 57% of the state’s total population who are at least parti…

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MONROE — The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) reports 120,958 residents of Union County have been at least partially vaccinated under all programs as of Sept. 24. The roughly 50% compares to 57% of the state’s total population who are at least partially vaccinated.

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MONROE — Lee Park Church held a prayer vigil for healthcare workers, people suffering from COVID, families who have lost loved ones to COVID, the community’s well being and for community leaders on Wednesday night (Sept. 22). The outdoor event was held in front of Atrium Health Union (600 Ho…

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At a time when COVID-19 hospitalizations continue to put a strain on health care systems across the country, Novant Health has announced the implementation of a new digital health program designed to help relieve the pressure on acute care facilities, prevent or earlier detect the need for r…

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MONROE — There were nine COVID-related deaths reported in Union County for the week of Sept. 10-17, according to the Union County COVID-19 Dashboard.