A North Carolina appeals court has determined that a lawsuit filed by University of North Carolina students seeking reimbursement of student fees they paid before in-person fall 2020 classes were canceled due to COVID-19 can continue.
Cooper signed an executive order Monday terminating the emergency at the end of the day. He already announced last month it would end now because the state budget law contained health care provisions that would allow his administration to keep responding robustly to the virus.
UNC Johnston is like a lot of other hospitals in North Carolina right now. The big spikes in COVID-19 patients that stretched the health system to nearly its breaking point are in the past. Hopefully for good. But the coronavirus is going to be a way of life for a long time - and that’s meant long-term changes for hospitals.