RALEIGH — The Housing Opportunities and Prevention of Evictions, or HOPE, Program has announced changes to accept referrals of tenants from landlords and increase financial awards to North Carolina households that apply for pandemic-related rent and utility assistance.
CARTERET COUNTY — Though the number of overall cases continues to increase, Carteret County saw a drop in active COVID-19 cases for the first time in a couple weeks Monday.
BOGUE BANKS — Many local governments have added online participation to their public meetings, but that may end alongside Gov. Roy Cooper’s ongoing state of emergency.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department Friday reported one of the sharpest increases in COVID-19 cases seen in several weeks, adding 28 new confirmed cases since Wednesday.
OCEAN — Going against the latest recommendations from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and other health agencies, the Carteret County Board of Education voted unanimously Wednesday evening to make masks optional for public school students and staff in the 2021-22 academic year.
CARTERET COUNTY — As the highly infectious Delta variant spreads, active cases of COVID-19 increased in Carteret County by 12 since Monday, while local hospitalizations have reached seven.
CARTERET COUNTY — Total confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County went up by 26 over the weekend, and active cases increased by 11 over the same period.
CARTERET COUNTY — For the second time this week, the Carteret County Health Department reported increases in all COVID-19 metrics for the county, including new cases, active cases and hospitalizations.
MOREHEAD CITY — Amid a cascade of announcements this week that some of the state’s largest health care providers will require employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine to continue working at their facilities, Carteret Health Care officials say the hospital has not imposed such a mandate on its staff.
CARTERET COUNTY — Active COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations in Carteret County both increased Wednesday, with health officials reporting 14 new confirmed cases since Wednesday.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County school system Superintendent Dr. Rob Jackson announced on Facebook Monday public schools will not offer a virtual learning option to students for the beginning of the 2021-22 academic year.
CARTERET COUNTY — COVID-19-related hospitalizations at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City increased to three Monday, according to the latest report from the Carteret County Health Department.
CARTERET COUNTY — Falling in line with state and nationwide trends, Carteret County saw increases in new COVID-19 cases, as well as active cases and hospitalizations this week.
MOREHEAD CITY — The city council has decided to wait on more guidance from the state on how federal American Rescue Plan funds can be spent before establishing a utility payment assistance program for residents who were financially impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
CHERRY POINT — The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and other aerial performers will be returning to Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point in September for the 2021 Cherry Point Air Show, making up for a show canceled in 2020 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department has reported 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases since Monday, bringing the number of active cases in the county from 16 up to 26 as of Wednesday afternoon.
CARTERET COUNTY — With the addition of 11 new confirmed COVID-19 cases since Friday, Carteret County health officials reported active cases in the county have increased from nine to 16, as of Monday afternoon.
CARTERET COUNTY — Friday afternoon, for the first time in several weeks, Carteret Health Care in Morehead City reported zero hospitalizations related to COVID-19.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County health officials announced Wednesday they have received a report confirming the death of the county’s 59th resident due to COVID-19.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County health officials reported Friday there are 21 active cases in the county as it heads into the long Fourth of July holiday weekend, with six additional cases confirmed since Wednesday.
CARTERET COUNTY — County health officials reported Wednesday there were four new confirmed COVID-19 cases since Monday, bringing the total number of cases documented in Carteret County since March 2020 to 5,255.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department’s Monday COVID-19 update shows a slight increase in the number of total confirmed cases and the number of active cases since the last report Friday, with hospitalizations remaining steady over the same time period.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department reported a low turnout for a walk-in COVID-19 vaccination clinic held Wednesday at The Bridge Downeast on Harkers Island.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Health Department reported a slight decrease Wednesday in the number of active COVID-19 cases in the county.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County health officials and the town of Beaufort have asked residents and visitors to adhere to public health guidelines and seek the COVID-19 vaccine in the wake of “increased levels” of SARS-CoV-2 detected in town wastewater in the last two weeks.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Health Department reported Monday a resident has died of COVID-19, the 58th such death reported in the county since the start of the pandemic in March 2020.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Wednesday at The Bridge Downeast on Harkers Island.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret County health officials are concerned about the low turnout of 12- to 17-year-olds at COVID-19 vaccination clinics originally scheduled for Thursdays in June at the former Kmart building in Morehead City.
CARTERET COUNTY — COVID-19-related hospitalizations at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City went from one reported Friday up to three Monday, even as total confirmed cases increased by five.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department reported four new cases of COVID-19 Friday, with active cases staying the same, at 18, heading into the weekend.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department added 27 more confirmed cases of COVID-19 to its overall count Wednesday, but said another reporting delay by testing providers meant active cases only went up by two since Monday to 18.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department reported 12 active cases of COVID-19 in the county as of Friday afternoon, three fewer than Wednesday and the lowest number seen for several months.
BROAD CREEK — It was party time Tuesday and Wednesday in many Carteret County classrooms as the 2020-21 academic year came to a close for students.
CARTERET COUNTY — Two additional Carteret County residents have died from complications related to COVID-19, bringing the county’s death toll up to 57 since March 2020.
MOREHEAD CITY — North Carolina has launched a statewide wastewater monitoring network that is tracking COVID-19 trends through the use of wastewater sampling, and a local research lab is playing a key role in the effort.
MOREHEAD CITY — There’s still time for commercial fishermen and others in Carteret County to provide input on the next round of federal aid for fisheries related to the coronavirus pandemic.
BEAUFORT — An estimated 540 Carteret County public high school seniors have persevered through hurricanes and the coronavirus pandemic to graduate.
MOREHEAD CITY — Veterans Coalition of the Crystal Coast and other Carteret County veterans’ groups are planning two informal Memorial Day ceremonies, with the latest coroanvirus safety precautions in place.
CARTERET COUNTY — COVID-19-related hospitalizations at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City continued to rise Wednesday after weeks of sitting at one or two daily hospitalizations.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Health Department will offer COVID-19 vaccination clinics targeted at vaccinating teens age 12 to 17 throughout the month of June at the former Kmart building in Morehead City.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials announced Monday a 54th Carteret County resident has died of complications arising from COVID-19.
CARTERET COUNTY — With state coroanvirus restrictions eased up, local marine research labs are awaiting word from their main campuses if they can fully return to business as usual.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department reported 30 active cases of COVID-19 heading into the weekend, with six new cases added to the overall total since Wednesday.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret Community College has received approximately $1.6 million in federal higher education emergency relief funding to assist students.
MOREHEAD CITY — Following guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the state of North Carolina, Carteret Community College has removed the requirement for face coverings on campus, but encourages unvaccinated individuals to continue wearing masks until they are fully …
CARTERET COUNTY — Active COVID-19 cases fell over the weekend in Carteret County and hospitalizations remained the same, the County Health Department reported Monday.
CARTERET COUNTY — The county topped 5,000 total confirmed COVID-19 cases Friday with the addition of five new cases reported since Wednesday.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department reported 12 new confirmed COVID-19 cases Wednesday, bringing the county’s total to 4,997 documented cases since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Health Department and emergency management officials plan to offer COVID-19 vaccine clinics for ages 12 to 15 beginning in June after U.S. regulators Monday expanded the use of Pfizer’s shot to children as young as 12.
CARTERET COUNTY — The number of patients reportedly hospitalized with COVID-19 at Carteret Health Care fell by four over the weekend to one hospitalization reported Monday.