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Cases of COVID-19 are surging across the country. To inform the community, App State posts the number of COVID-19 cases among students and employees. Below is an interactive dashboard with data provided by App State and AppHealthCare. Data from App State and AppHealthCare is updated daily. Click here if the below dashboard does not work.
Below is a dashboard of cumulative cases across the UNC System, at Duke University and at Meredith College. All data is updated after 8 p.m. with the number of cases reported by the individual school. Click here if the below dashboard does not work.
Katie Knapp preps needles with the Moderna vaccine for patients waiting in the parking lot. The Moderna vaccine has to thaw in the refrigerator for two hours, then sit in room temperature for 15 minutes before being administered to patients.
University looking to distribute vaccines in the community
Jackie Park, Editor-in-Chief • January 15, 2021

App State is taking the first step to become a center for COVID-19 vaccine distribution in the High Country. Chancellor Sheri Everts announced...

AppHealthCare received 1,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine and divided it up among Watauga, Ashe and Alleghany counties Dec. 23. Watauga County received 600 doses of the vaccine, while Ashe and Alleghany received 300 and 100 doses, respectively.
AppHealthCare accepting COVID-19 vaccine appointments for people 65 and older after Gov. Roy Cooper’s announcement
Emily Broyles, News Editor • January 14, 2021

People aged 65 and older are now eligible for  the COVID-19 vaccine, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced Thursday.  Today, NCDHHS told...

Testing was held for students in River Street parking deck on August 29, 2020 from 11am-5pm.
In-person class meetings delayed due to growing COVID-19 numbers
Mickey Hutchings, Managing Editor • January 8, 2021

The spring semester is kicking off with a change due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic in the U.S., Chancellor Sheri Everts announced in an email...

AppHealthCare received 1,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine and divided it up among Watauga, Ashe and Alleghany counties Dec. 23. Watauga County received 600 doses of the vaccine, while Ashe and Alleghany received 300 and 100 doses, respectively.
PHOTO GALLERY: COVID-19 vaccine reaches the frontlines in the High Country
Jesse Barber, Photo Editor • December 23, 2020

 

First COVID-19 vaccine in Watauga County to be given Wednesday
First COVID-19 vaccine in Watauga County to be given Wednesday
Jackie Park, Editor-in-Chief • December 22, 2020

More than a year after the first discovery of the novel coronavirus, AppHealthCare will administer the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in...

Dashboard: App State and Watauga County COVID case count
Dashboard: App State and Watauga County COVID case count
Moss Brennan, Political Editor • December 20, 2020

With COVID-19 cases surging across the country, App State posts the number of COVID-19 cases among students and employees. Below is an interactive...

Bus drivers in conversation at the College Street traffic circle. Despite maintaining regular routes and times, AppalCart has seen significantly fewer passengers due to the increasing number of students transitioning to online learning.
Positive COVID-19 case rides AppalCart during infectious period, AppHealthCare encourages testing
Emily Broyles, News Editor • November 20, 2020

A person who tested positive for COVID-19 rode the Pop-105 route on the AppalCart during their infectious period, according to a press release...

Bus drivers in conversation at the College Street traffic circle. Despite maintaining regular routes and times, AppalCart has seen significantly fewer passengers due to the increasing number of students transitioning to online learning.
PHOTO GALLERY: AppalCart faces a pandemic
Max Correa, Staff Photographer • November 17, 2020

As App State’s campus shifted toward online learning, many off-campus students found themselves attending class on their computers rather than...

Local universities further credit transfer relationship
Local universities further credit transfer relationship
Ethan Hunt, Reporter • November 14, 2020

Choosing a four-year college is challenging and many students are not picking a four-year program at all. Instead, they may begin their education...

Courtesy of App State SGA.
SGA Town Hall addresses student concerns amid pandemic, racial tension
Gianna Holiday, Associate News Editor • November 14, 2020

SGA committees addressed concerns such as COVID-19, the Black at App State Collective, campus climate after the election and concerns about Greek...