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North Carolina partnership makes sure there are enough N95 masks to meet demand
| News Story | Fox 8

North Carolina partnership makes sure there are enough N95 masks to meet demand

When the pandemic first developed, we saw a rush to find enough masks and protective gear. The priority went to medical workers and first responders – the people who have to wear them each day on the front lines. While the supply shortage has started to ease, it’s still difficult to find some items. Now a new effort by a major insurance company along with researchers and manufacturers will solve the problem.
Blue Cross NC, Wake Forest Baptist form another health-care partnership
| News Story | Winston-Salem Journal

Blue Cross NC, Wake Forest Baptist form another health-care partnership

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of N.C. and Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center have formed their second health insurance network to serve the Triad. Blue Cross said it will offer, starting in January, what it is marketing as Blue High Performance network.
Pink returns as color of preference at host CMS track
| News Story | Mooresville Tribune

Pink returns as color of preference at host CMS track

Think pink. The area-based Charlotte Motor Speedway will be doing just this week with the assistance of an indirect area-based source. In looking ahead to National Breast Cancer Awareness Month that gets underway tomorrow, CMS will be ceremonially painting its pit wall pink this week.
Blue Cross NC teams up with North Carolina providers, experts to manufacture N95 masks
| News Story | Fierce Healthcare

Blue Cross NC teams up with North Carolina providers, experts to manufacture N95 masks

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina is teaming up with prominent providers and companies in the state to manufacture N95 respirators for healthcare workers. The Made in NC initiative is a public-private partnership that also includes North Carolina State University's Nonwoven Institute, Freudenberg Performance Materials, UNC Health, the NC Healthcare Strategic Partners and NC Medical Society, and aims to manufacture the masks and then distribute them in the communities most in need of personal protective equipment during the pandemic.

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