coronavirus

Health care providers in Charlotte face ‘gut-wrenching’ decisions like layoffs despite coronavirus demand

Despite the ongoing pandemic and demand for medical resources, health care providers in Charlotte are seeing significant drops in revenue. In response, at...

Atrium and Novant plan a massive field hospital at UNC Charlotte to handle surge of COVID-19 patients

For weeks, local hospitals and county officials have talked about the impending swell in coronavirus cases. Now, they’re planning a field hospital at...

Current status of coronavirus in Charlotte: Cases climb to 635, including three deaths

This story was last updated at 12:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 4. We’ll continue to regularly update it. Any new information will be added below and...

How much money will you get from the federal government’s $2 trillion stimulus?

Last week, Congress passed an historic $2 trillion economic relief package in an attempt to keep the U.S. economy running amid the coronavirus fallout. The...

Fitness professionals are out of work. Their No. 1 tool to survive? Instagram

The fitness industry, like other industries, has taken a massive hit because of the coronavirus pandemic. Gyms are closed for at least a month, and instructors...

Blumenthal Performing Arts CEO Tom Gabbard is one week into a COVID-19 diagnosis. Here’s his experience

Tom Gabbard first noticed he had a low-grade fever around March 17. A few nights later, the fever worsened and he felt aches all over — like he had a bad...

28-year-old nurse orders 100 Inizio pizzas on Saturday night for healthcare workers

On Saturday night, 28-year-old fertility nurse Caroline Elliott ordered 100 pizzas from Inizio and her friends delivered them to local healthcare workers....

Quarantine-approved activities: 21 ways to stay engaged while you’re home

This story is proudly presented by OrthoCarolina. You can still stay active even if you’re stuck at home. Check out OrthoCarolina’s blog for...

During COVID-19, SkillPop shifts to online learning, introducing SkillPop Anywhere

With in-person gatherings temporarily on hold, entrepreneurs like SkillPop founder Haley Bohon have to get creative to stay in business. Bohon created SkillPop...

Coronavirus is crippling small businesses. What happens when rent’s due?

For many small business owners like James Yoder, it is exceedingly difficult to pay rent when your revenue has completely dried up. Started on the heels of the...

FAQ: Stay at home order extended until April 30. Here’s what it means for you

This story was last updated at 10:28 a.m. on Wednesday, April 1. We’ll continue to regularly update it as part of our ongoing coronavirus coverage. Any new...

Children and coronavirus: Atrium Health pediatrician Dr. Lyn Nuse answers 10 questions

Worried about your children and coronavirus? The Agenda reached out to Atrium Health pediatrician Dr. Lyn Nuse with 10 questions. Below are her responses. Dr....