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Caldwell Health UNC COVID-19 Testing Available

CALDWELL UNC HEALTH CARE IMPLEMENTS COVID-19 Plan Diagnostic Respiratory Clinic Opens   Patients who suspect they may have COVID-19 (cough, shortness of breath, or are concerned they may have been exposed to COVID-19) should first call their primary

Man Found guilty of Murder

A Morganton man has been sentenced to life in prison after being found guilty of first degree murder.  27 year old Darius Heasley King received the sentence this week in Burke County Superior court.  King was convicted

Whooping Cough on the rise

Caldwell County health officials say they have seen a marked increase in the cases of whooping cough being reported over the past few months.  They are urging everyone to get the vaccine if they have not had

BCS Offering Daycare

Beginning today, Burke County Schools will open 5 daycare sites to help alleviate the strain on families in this time of emergency when schools are closed.  Locations include Drexel, Hildebran, Mountain View, Salem and WA Young elementary

State Resource Number set up

Governor Roy Cooper said Wednesday that NC 211 is now available as a 24 hour resource for assistance related to the Coronavirus.  You can dial 2 1 1 to be connected to resources in your community

Newton announces operational changes

Newton announces operational changes NEWTON, NC—Out of concern for public safety and in response to the rapidly evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the City of Newton announces the following changes effective immediately: · Regular hours for Newton City

Support Local Business During this TIme

Businesses in Downtown Morganton are adjusting to new operational regulations required by an executive order issued Tuesday by Gov. Roy Cooper in response to the spread of COVID-19. This executive order means no dine-in customers are allowed

Lenoir Declares State of Emergency

In response to the recent declarations by NC Governor Roy Cooper and the Federal government, and to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19, Coronavirus, City of Lenoir Mayor Joe Gibbons officially declared a state of emergency for

Red cross facing severe blood shortage

The American Red Cross now faces a severe blood shortage due to an unprecedented number of blood drive cancellations in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Healthy individuals are needed now to donate to help patients counting on

Caldwell launches hotline for Coronavirus

The Caldwell County Health Department opened its Health Information Line to provide about Coronavirus (COVID-19). To access the line, people can call (828) 426-8456. If a person believes they have been exposed to COVID-19 and develops a fever