CARTERET COUNTY — The number of active COVID-19 cases in Carteret County appears to be falling again, with just over 100 active cases reported as of Monday afternoon, compared to 120 Friday.
CARTERET COUNTY — Though health officials confirmed 15 new cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County since Wednesday, active cases came down slightly to stand at 121 as of Thursday afternoon.
CARTERET COUNTY — COVID hospitalizations at Carteret Health Care fell to their lowest level in several months Wednesday, a further sign the latest coronavirus surge is finally abating in Carteret County.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County’s COVID-19 death toll rose again Monday with the announcement three more residents are confirmed to have died from the disease, bringing the total number of deaths to 90 since the onset of the pandemic.
CARTERET COUNTY — Active cases of COVID-19 are coming down slowly in Carteret County with 140 as of Friday afternoon, but hospitalizations are still high, with the majority of those patients reportedly not fully vaccinated against the deadly disease.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department announced Thursday it received another report of a confirmed COVID-19 death of a county resident Thursday, bringing the overall death toll to 87 since the pandemic began.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department reported an increase in the number of COVID-related hospitalizations at Carteret Health Care for the third day in a row Wednesday.
MOREHEAD CITY — As the county health department continues to administer COVID-19 vaccines, Health Director Nina Oliver reminded residents it’s also time to get flu shots.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department received three more confirmed reports of deaths caused by COVID-19 Tuesday, including a resident who was in their 20s and two residents in their 50s.
CARTERET COUNTY — Active cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County fell over the weekend, though 45 new cases were confirmed by health officials and local hospitalizations are on the rise once more.
BEAUFORT — Carteret County Board of Education attorney Neil Whitford said Wednesday a letter sent to school boards and superintendents across the state, including Carteret County, is spreading incorrect information regarding COVID-19 safety measures.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department confirmed the county’s 83rd COVID-related death Friday, making it the third resident death reported in just two days.
CARTERET COUNTY — Two more individuals in Carteret County are confirmed to have died from complications associated with COVID-19, according to an announcement from the County Health Department Thursday.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials reported 37 new cases of COVID-19 Wednesday, bringing the overall total number of cases confirmed in Carteret County since March 2020 to 8,073.
CARTERET COUNTY — Active and total confirmed cases of COVID-19 rose slightly in Carteret County Tuesday while hospitalizations remained the same.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials reported Monday 93 new COVID-19 cases were confirmed in Carteret County since Friday, though the number of active cases fell over the same time period.
BEAUFORT — N.C. Chief Justice Paul Newby spent Friday morning thanking those who have worked during the coronavirus pandemic to keep the doors open as much as possible at the Carteret County courthouse in Beaufort.
CARTERET COUNTY — The number of patients hospitalized for treatment of COVID-19 at Carteret Health Care in Morehead City reached its lowest level since early August with 13 reported hospitalizations Friday.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department reported a resident in their 70s became the county’s 80th person to die from COVID-19.
CARTERET COUNTY — After falling over the weekend, active cases of COVID-19 are rising again in Carteret County, according to the County Health Department’s Wednesday update.
MOREHEAD CITY — The past roughly two months have been the deadliest on record for COVID-19 in Carteret County, but Carteret Health Care officials who have been on the front lines of the pandemic since its onset are hopeful at recent signs the latest surge is finally beginning to subside.
RALEIGH — COVID-19 booster shots have now been recommended for thousands of eligible North Carolinians, and an initiative supported by the N.C. Department of Transportation and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services is making sure everyone who needs it can get their shot.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department announced certain residents can make appointments for a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTtech COVID-19 vaccine beginning Monday, the same day health officials reported the county’s 79th COVID-related death of a resident.
PINE KNOLL SHORES — Pine Knoll Shores residents and others have an opportunity to get their flu shot in mid-October, courtesy of town officials and Broad Street Pharmacy of Morehead City.
CARTERET COUNTY — The number ofactive COVID-19 cases and related hospitalizations went down in Carteret County Friday, though the test positivity rate remains higher than the stated 5% goal.
CARTERET COUNTY — For the third consecutive day, the Carteret County Health Department announced it has confirmed another death of a resident due to COVID-19.
MOREHEAD CITY — Family, friends, coworkers and the larger community are remembering the life of Jim Vaselovic, a Morehead City police officer who died earlier this month from COVID-19 who has been described as funny, talented and loved by many.
CARTERET COUNTY — The county reported its 77th COVID-related death Wednesday with the announcement a resident in their 40s was confirmed to have died from the disease.
MOREHEAD CITY — There’s still time for those who work in the seafood industry in Carteret County and the rest of the state to apply for 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act relief funds.
CARTERET COUNTY — An individual in their 60s and another in their 80s are the latest Carteret County residents to die of COVID-19.
CARTERET COUNTY — After reaching pandemic highs earlier in the month, the number of COVID-related hospitalizations at Carteret Health Care is beginning to fall again, officials reported Monday as part of the Carteret County Health Department’s daily COVID-19 update.
MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret Community College is seeking a part-time employee to assist with contact tracing of those exposed to confirmed cases of COVID-19 while on campus.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County Schools reported Friday 86 new cases of COVID-19 connected to the various institutions over the last week, with cases turning up in all but four schools.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County health officials Thursday reported two more deaths of county residents that can be attributed to COVID-19, bringing the overall death toll to 74 since March 2020.
CARTERET COUNTY — For the first time since the winter, active cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County ticked above 400 Wednesday, with officials reporting 69 new confirmed cases since Tuesday.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Health Department is hiring five full- or part-time employees to assist with screening, testing and other duties related to the agency’s coronavirus pandemic response.
CARTERET COUNTY — The number of active COVID-19 cases in Carteret County increased significantly Tuesday as health officials reported one of the largest single-day jumps in confirmed cases seen throughout the pandemic.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department announced three more COVID-related deaths Friday, bringing the number of deaths that can be directly attributed to COVID-19 since the onset of the pandemic in March 2020 up to 71.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department announced Thursday it received confirmed reports this week of four COVID-19-related deaths of county residents.
CARTERET COUNTY — Active cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County increased by nearly 50 since Tuesday to stand at 305 as of Wednesday afternoon.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department reported Tuesday it has confirmed 120 new cases of COVID-19 since Friday, though the number of active cases stayed relatively steady over the same time period.
MOREHEAD CITY — The Carteret County Board of Education will revisit a mask mandate and other health protocols during its meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the multipurpose room of Morehead City Primary School.
CEDARA POINT — Unlike the Carteret County towns it serves, the Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department has not received any funds from the $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County’s public school system reported 68 confirmed cases of COVID-19 between Aug. 27 and Thursday, more than doubling the number of cases reported in the previous week.
CARTERET COUNTY — New COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations both increased in Carteret County Thursday, though the number of active cases fell slightly.
CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County health officials reported 107 new COVID-19 cases Tuesday, another large single-day increase as the latest surge continues.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department announced Monday it received the death certificates of two additional county residents attributing their recent deaths to COVID-19.
MOREHEAD CITY — Amid some of the highest numbers of COVID-related hospitalizations since the pandemic began last year, Carteret Health Care officials are planning ahead in case the facility experiences a surge of patients needing critical care.
Editor's note: The article and headline were updated at 10:02 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021, to reflect two additional cases reported by the school system after the report was published.
CARTERET COUNTY — Health officials confirmed 22 new positive cases of COVID-19 in Carteret County Thursday as the number of reported active COVID-19 cases decreased by nearly 60.