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.
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.
MOREHEAD CITY — It’s been three years since the Carteret County Health Department started its Hepatitis C treatment program, and 122 patients have completed treatment.
CARTERET COUNTY — The Carteret County Health Department announced Monday it received a report confirming the death of another Carteret County resident due to COVID-19, making it the 72nd COVID-related death overall and the eighth reported in less than a week.
MOREHEAD CITY — The County Health Department is seeking approval for $115,000 in temporary state funds to hire a public health nurse who would act as a school health liaison to assist with COVID-19 screening, testing and vaccine administration.
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 — Carteret Health Care is pausing elective inpatient procedures at the hospital Tuesday in light of an ongoing surge of COVID-19 cases driven mainly by the delta variant of the coronavirus.
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.
CEDAR POINT — The governing board of the Western Carteret Fire and EMS Department voted unanimously Wednesday night to buy a new $260,000 ambulance for the busy outfit.
CARTERET COUNTY — New COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations both increased in Carteret County Thursday, though the number of active cases fell slightly.