Vaccination clinic seeing more roll up sleeves among 2 specific groups

CHARLOTTE — Novant Health is starting to see the demand for COVID-19 vaccines ramp back up with the threat of the delta variant.

Hospital staff members told Channel 9 reporter DaShawn Brown they have seen an increase in school-aged children and workers who must get the vaccine to be employed.

[NC reports most new daily cases since winter]

“When we started this in late February, we were seeing an average of 800 to 1,000 per day,” said Phillip Melton, manager of Novant Health Clinic Services.

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>> In the video at the top of this page, DaShawn visits the east Charlotte clinic to see firsthand what the latest surge in vaccinations is like.