What you need to know about Coronavirus

July 14, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccines are Safe and Effective

Vaccines are now more widely available. Everyone 12 years of age and older is eligible to get a COVID-19 vaccination. The Department of Health and Human Services provide up to the minute news and information concerning the status and efficacy of the various vaccines available along with ways to get the vaccine.


March 30, 2021

Vaccination Opportunity

Novant Health will host a vaccination event on Thursday, April 1, from 8am to 4pm at Friendship Missionary Baptist Church – 3400 Beatties Ford Road. Event spaces do fill up quickly, so if you are in the eligible groups and would like to schedule an appointment, please go to their website at www.friendshipcharlotte.org and select the events link, and you’ll find it under the upcoming events tab, to register and get additional information.


January 20, 2021

NCDHHS Covid-19 Vaccine Prioritization Rollout

All vaccine providers are expected to ensure that vaccine is equitably administered within each group. NCDHHS has a specific focus on building trust with historically marginalized populations. Longstanding and continuing racial and ethnic injustices in our health care system contribute to lack of trust in vaccines. The Department is partnering with trusted leaders and organizations to provide accurate information about the vaccine.  More detailed information is available at yourspotyourshot.nc.gov


February 24, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccinations

COVID-19 vaccinations will be available next week at the Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medicine Clinic located at 3149 Freedom Drive, Charlotte, NC 28208, on February 24th, 25th and 26th. Vaccinations are available to individuals who are age 65 and over, front line workers, and those with underlying medical conditions – by appointment only. For additional information, please call 704.392.1681, or email kmahoney@upbc.org


January 18, 2021

NCDHHS Covid-19 Vaccine Prioritization Rollout

All vaccine providers are expected to ensure that vaccine is equitably administered within each group. NCDHHS has a specific focus on building trust with historically marginalized populations. Longstanding and continuing racial and ethnic injustices in our health care system contribute to lack of trust in vaccines. The Department is partnering with trusted leaders and organizations to provide accurate information about the vaccine. More detailed information is available at yourspotyourshot.nc.gov.


July 14, 2020

Atrium Health Giving Free Masks for Our Community

Atrium Health is offering free masks for our community at select locations.


April 14, 2020

Novant Health: Where should I go for care?

I don’t have COVID-19 symptoms but still need care.
  • This is an emergency: If you are experiencing an emergency (heart attack or stroke symptoms, pregnancy-related issues, seizures, vomiting or bleeding that won’t stop, etc.), call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room.
  • This isn’t an emergency: Utilize our virtual care options for routine care (Video Visits/E-Visits, TytoHome) Learn more at NovantHealth.org/virtualcare.
  • This isn’t an emergency and cannot be handled virtually:
    • Contact your primary care physician. If you do not have one, call our helpline at 1-877-9NOVANT.
    • Visit one of our Novant Health GoHealth Urgent Cares on weekends or after hours.
I have COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Fever >100.4° F + Cough + Shortness of Breath
  • Options:
    1. Take our online assessment at NovantHealth.org/coronavirusor
    2. Receive a screening virtually by visiting NovantHealth.org/virtualcareor
    3. Contact your primary care physician or call the helpline at 1-877-9NOVANT with questions and/or if directed by the online assessment.

March 29, 2020

Ministry Updates

There will be no in person attendance at any campus. The following have been cancelled until further notice:

  • Sunday School
  • Park Cafe
  • Ministry Bible Studies
  • Noonday Bible Study
  • Nursery
  • Friday Night Live
  • FLWC Gym Activities

Streamed online (Watch Live, Facebook Live, YouTube Live):

  • Sunday Worship @ 9:45 a.m.
  • Corporate Bible Study, Wednesday @ 7:00 p.m.
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