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Hear from UNC Health co-workers and community members about their experiences with COVID-19 vaccines.

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“I took my shot to save lives!”

Dr. Claire Paris

Chief Medical Officer, UNC Lenoir Health Care

“I took my shot to live again.”

Dr. Joe Roberts

VP and Chief Medical Officer, UNC Health Southeastern

“I took my shot for the lives lost!”

Brittany Ferrell

Director of Med/Surg, Flex Pool and COVID Unit, UNC Lenoir Health Care

“I took my shot ¡protegernos a TODOS!” (to protect us ALL!)

Amy Kinsey

Language Services Coordinator, UNC Lenoir Health Care

UNC Health Co-Workers Receive Second Dose of COVID-19 Vaccine

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Getting the second dose is a crucial part of protecting yourself from COVID-19. Co-workers across UNC Health are rolling up their sleeves (again!) to receive the second dose of their COVID-19 vaccination.… Read More

The Perfect Pandemic Date Night… Getting Vaccinated Together!

UNC Clinicians Dr. Matt Ewend and Dr. Lisa Carey

Husband and wife team and UNC clinicians Dr. Matt Ewend and Dr. Lisa Carey received their COVID-19 vaccinations on a ‘date night’ in late December 2020. “This feels huge. Getting vaccinated and… Read More

Orlando Reyes on Vaccine Importance for the Latinx Community

Director of Environmental Services at UNC REX Healthcare

Orlando Reyes, Director of Environmental Services at UNC REX Healthcare, shares the importance of being vaccinated against COVID-19 (en español). “Is very important for us, in particular the Latino community….It is a… Read More

I Took My Shot: UNC Health Co-Workers

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UNC Health co-workers share why they chose to be vaccinated against COVID-19. “This is what we’ve been waiting on for a long time,” said Dr. Gary Burke, a UNC Emergency Department physician.… Read More

I Took My Shot: Jamal Francis

Discharge Hospitality Center at the UNC Medical Center

“I miss my family gatherings and things like that. I want things to get back to normal and I think the vaccine is a start.” Jamal Francis, from the Discharge Hospitality Center… Read More

Governor Roy Cooper Visits UNC Friday Center

North Carolina Governor and Department of Health and Human Services Secretary

Governor Roy Cooper and NCDHHS Secretary Dr. Mandy Cohen visited UNC’s large-scale vaccine site on January 20, 2021. The UNC Friday Center continues to ramp up COVID-19 vaccination efforts, and Governor Roy… Read More

“I took my shot because I’m ready for this to be over and I would do anything to make that happen.”

Bambi Austin

CMA, Laurel Park