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Posted on: August 3, 2021

8-3-21 COVID clusters at two faith communities

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August 3, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency

Haywood County Health & Human Services reports COVID-19 clusters at two faith communities

The Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency has identified cluster...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

8-3-21 COVID cases climbing; masks highly recommended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 3, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 106 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on August 2, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Serv...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

7-29-21 Haywood County reports 103rd COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - July 29, 2021

Haywood County reports 103rd COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services has received notice of another COVID-19 death; bringing the total number now to 103.

This individual was between the ages of 70-75 and ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

7-14-20 62 new cases of COVID-19 bring cumulative total to 4,619

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 27, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 62 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on July 26, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

7-22-21 Haywood County returns to Orange COVID status

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Haywood County returns to Orange COVID status

July 22, 2021

Contact: Allison Richmond, 828-507-5606

With the rising number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in the last few weeks, Haywood County has moved back into the orange zone...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

Potentially harmful algal blooms in Waterville Lake, Haywood County

Potentially harmful algal blooms in Waterville Lake, Haywood County

Public Health Recommendations

July 20, 2021

Haywood County Health officials urge people to avoid contact with potentially harmful algal blooms that have shown up in Waterville Lake recently ...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

7-20-21 46 new cases of COVID-19 bring cumulative total to 4,557

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 20, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 46 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on July 19, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

7-16-21 COVID-19 outbreak at Spicewood Cottages

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July 16, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency 

Haywood County Health & Human Services reports a COVID-19 outbreak at Spicewood Cottages 

The Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency has ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

7-16-21 COVID-19 outbreak at Camp Daniel Boone

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July 16, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency 

Haywood County Health & Human Services has identified a COVID-19 outbreak at Camp Daniel Boone Scout Camp

The Haywood County Health and Human Services Agen...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

7-13-21 With 13 new cases, Haywood County total now 4,511

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 13, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 13 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on July 12, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

7-6-21 Just 1 new COVID case in past week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 6, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 1 new case of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on July 5, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

6-29-21 Good news on case counts + Delta variant caution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 29, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 2 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on June 28, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health ...

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Posted on: June 22, 2021

6-22-21 Just 2 new COVID-19 cases in the last week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 22, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 2 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on June 21, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health ...

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Posted on: June 15, 2021

6-15-21 Sixteen new COVID-19 cases last week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 15, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 16 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on June 14, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health...

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Posted on: June 9, 2021

6-8-21 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 4,477 with 52 new cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 8, 2021

In the two weeks since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 52 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on June 7, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Hea...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

6-4-21 Vaccine rollout + cautionary cases to consider

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2021

Some Cautionary Tales to Consider:

Unvaccinated teen ends up on a ventilator

Following a recent vacation trip with a friend’s family an unvaccinated Haywood County teen finds out someone they were expo...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

6-4-21 Haywood County reports 100th COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 4, 2021

Haywood County reports 100th COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of another COVID-19 death, bringing the total number now to 100.

This individual was between the ages of 60-65 and ...

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Posted on: May 26, 2021

COVID-19-related closure at Silverbluff Early Education & Preschool

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May 26, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency 

Haywood County Health & Human Services reports a COVID-19-related closure at Silverbluff Early Education & Preschool

The Haywood County Health and Human...

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Posted on: May 25, 2021

5-25-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 34, cumulative total now 4,425

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 25, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 34 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. May 24, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and ...

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Posted on: May 21, 2021

5-21-21 Walk-In appointments for all COVID vaccines now available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 21, 2021

Walk-In, no appointment needed vaccination:

  • All three vaccines Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson are now available on a walk-in basis at the health department ( 157 Paragon Pkwy #800, Clyde, NC 28721). ...

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Posted on: May 11, 2021

5-11-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 35, cumulative total now 4,363

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 11, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 35 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. May 10, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and ...

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Posted on: April 26, 2021

4-26-21 Haywood County reports 96th — 98th COVID-19 deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 26, 2021

Haywood County reports 96-98th COVID-19 deaths

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of three more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total number now to 98.

One individual’s death occurred back in ea...

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Posted on: April 20, 2021

4-20-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 59, cumulative total now 4,205

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 20, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 59 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. April 19, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

4-16-21 Vaccination open to all adults; J & J pause

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 16, 2021

“Now that spring is here and summer approaches everyone wants to have fun and spend time together as we hope for a return to normalcy.  That being said, don’t let your guard down with the thinking that COVID-...

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Posted on: April 13, 2021

4-13-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 70, cumulative total now 4,146

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 13, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 70 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. April 12, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

4-7-21 Haywood County reports 95th COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 7, 2021

Haywood County reports 95th COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of another COVID-19 death, bringing the total number now to 95.

The individual, who died in late March, was between...

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Posted on: April 6, 2021

4-6-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 61, cumulative total now 4,076

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 6, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 61 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. April 5, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health an...

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Posted on: February 2, 2021

2-2-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 194, cumulative total now 3,361

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 2, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 194 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. Jan. 15, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human ...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

1-22-21 Weekly COVID-19 vaccination update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Jan. 22, 2021

Vaccinations by the numbers:

Total number vaccinated in Haywood County: Over 6,000

Total vaccinated this week in drive-through events: 1,500

Currently vaccinating: 

  • Haywood residents ages 75 and up &...

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Posted on: May 28, 2021

5-28-21 Vaccine rollout updates + ongoing contact tracing concerns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 28, 2021

Looking ahead:

  • For those who received their first dose of Pfizer at HCC on May 19, your second dose will be given on June 9, again at HCC. Anyone who wishes to get the first dose of Pfizer can also do so at the...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

6-4-21 Haywood County reports 100th COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 4, 2021

Haywood County reports 100th COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of another COVID-19 death, bringing the total number now to 100.

This individual was between the ages of 60-65 and ...

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