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ECU Hits The Road With COVID-19 Vaccines, Health Care Screenings

ECU News Services

Health care providers from East Carolina University have been traveling throughout eastern North Carolina providing mobile health care screenings and COVID-19 vaccines.  The teams, equipped with two vans and a modified trailer with two exam rooms, have made stops in several rural and underserved communities along the Outer Banks and in Lenoir, Pender, and Pasquotank counties.  Since the project began last fall, the teams have conducted nearly a dozen health screening events, and administered more than a thousand COVID-19 vaccinations.

Jared Brumbaugh is the Assistant General Manager for Public Radio East. An Eastern North Carolina native, Jared began his professional public radio career at Public Radio East while he was a student at Craven Community College earning his degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. During his 15+ years at Public Radio East, he has served as an award-winning journalist, producer, and on-air host. When not at the station, Jared enjoys hiking, traveling, and honing his culinary skills.