RALEIGH – Based on the guidance from local public health agencies regarding COVID-19, the Alzheimer’s Association’s annual Dementia Education Conference will now be offered as a virtual option and will be free of charge to all North Carolina residents. Hosted by the Alzheimer’s Association, Eastern North Carolina Chapter and the Alzheimer’s Association, Western Carolina Chapter, this year’s theme is “The Power of Many” and will take place on Wednesday, Sept. 2, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
PINEHURST – Friends of Pinehurst Surgical Clinic recently announced a $6,000 contribution to the Sandhills Community College Foundation and a $5,500 contribution to the local chapter of the Boys and Girls Club of the Sandhills. Founded in late 2019, these donations are the first given by FOPSC, the non-profit organization of Pinehurst Surgical Clinic.
LAURINBURG — St. Andrews University, a branch of Webber International University, has been granted approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the University of North Carolina Board of Governors, and the North Carolina Board of Nursing to offer a bachelor of science in nursing degree program.
The personal protective gear that was in dangerously short supply during the early weeks of the coronavirus crisis in the U.S. is running low again as the virus resumes its rapid spread and the number of hospitalized patients climbs.
CHERAW, South Carolina — When it comes to visiting their doctors’ office, most patients understand that time spent in the waiting room is a given. Regardless, longer appointment wait times in healthcare is a major source of dissatisfaction for patients. What if the waiting room could be skipped altogether?