President Joe Biden to make stop in Raleigh Thursday to encourage COVID-19 vaccinations

RALEIGH, N.C. (WTVD) -- President Joe Biden will travel to Raleigh on Thursday in an effort to encourage more people to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

The visit comes as part of Biden's "National Month of Action," the nationwide sprint to get 70 percent of adults at least partially vaccinated by July 4.

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The trip to North Carolina is part of a grassroots effort for vaccine education and outreach.

As of June 18, 55 percent of North Carolina adults have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.

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