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Burke County at 320 COVID-19 on Monday

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19 • Burke County is currently at 320 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All positive cases are isolated and Public Health staff continues to investigate the

Burke County Reports 15th Death

Burke County Public Health was notified late yesterday of the fifteenth COVID-19 associated death in Burke County. The individual in their 80’s was hospitalized but died from complications associated with their underlying medical conditions. To protect the

NC Enters Phase II Reopening

NC Governor Roy Cooper announced Wednesday that Phase Two of reopening the State will begin on Friday at 5pm.  While the stay at home order will be lifted, health officials say people will still be safer if

33 New COVID-19 in Burke County

As NC prepares to enter phase 2 of reopening later today, Here in our area, The largest one day spike in cases since the pandemic began was recorded in Burke County Thursday.  Burke County reported 33 new

Antibody Testing Today in Morganton

Due to the overwhelming response of interested residents, the testing location has been changed. On Friday, May 22, Psalms/Solid Rock Family Medicine will be conducting a first come first serve drive thru COVID-19 ANTIBODY testing clinic from

Fire at Hudson Bojangles Wednesday Morning

Firefighters from 3 departments responded to a fire at Bojangles on Hickory Blvd in Hudson Wednesday morning.  According to the Assistant Fire Chief with Hudson Fire department, when firefighters arrived there was heavy smoke and fire coming

Catawba Reports its 3rd Death

 Catawba County Public Health is reporting the third COVID-19-associated death in Catawba County. The individual was a resident of Brian Center Health and Rehabilitation in Viewmont and died from complications associated with the virus. The patient was

Burke Co. Reaches 203 Positive Coronavirus

Burke County is currently at 203 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All positive cases are isolated and Public Health staff continues to investigate the cases and will be locating those

Second Outbreak in Catawba County

Catawba County Public Health is investigating a newly identified outbreak of COVID-19 at Abernethy Laurels, where 1 staff member and 1 resident have tested positive for the virus. The facility is informing patients, their family members, and staff