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Burke Reports its 3rd Death

Public health officials in Burke County say one person has died associated with the Coronavirus, however they say it was not the primary cause of death.  The patient was a female in her 80s and she had

Mental Health Assistance Available

Apr 8, 2020 The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has two new mental health resources to support North Carolinians throughout the COVID-19 crisis. The Hope4NC Helpline (1-855-587-3463) connects North Carolinians to additional mental health and resilience supports that

29 COVID-19 Cases In Catawba County

One new case of COVID-19 has been identified in Catawba County, bringing the county’s total number of residents who have tested positive to 29. We have received 471 negative test results. The county’s total case number is

Burke Co. at 42 COVID-19 Cases Thursday

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19 • Burke County is reporting 42 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are isolated and Public Health staff continues to investigate the cases and

Catawba Co. at 28 Coronavirus Positives

 One new case of COVID-19 has been identified in Catawba County, bringing the county’s total number of residents who have tested positive to 28. We have received 446 negative test results. The county’s total case number is

FEMA Approves Housing Alternatives

Today, Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina has received approval from FEMA to provide housing alternatives, such as hotels, motels, and dormitories, for North Carolinians with unstable housing who may need to quarantine in response to

5 New Coronavirus Cases in Burke Co.

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19 • Burke County is reporting 34 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are isolated and Public Health staff continues to investigate the cases and

ANSWERS TO COMMON CORONAVIRUS QUESTIONS

ANSWERS TO COMMON CORONAVIRUS QUESTIONS By Jennifer McCracken, Health Director, Catawba County Public Health   With our county’s first confirmed case of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) in March and news this month of the first COVID-related death

Burke Co. Coronavirus Update

Burke County is reporting 29 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are isolated. • Public information line has been opened Monday through Friday, 8am – 5pm for those with

How To Make and Properly Wear a Mask

How to Wear a Cloth Face Covering Cloth face coverings should— fit snugly but comfortably against the side of the face be secured with ties or ear loops include multiple layers of fabric allow for breathing without