Released by Carteret County Emergency Services Director Stephen Rea at 5:16 pm March 15:
As of Monday, March 16, 2020, Carteret County Area Transportation System (CCATS) will suspend transportation for all nonessential trips. Transportation will continue for dialysis patients and employment necessary transports.
The new coronavirus causes a disease called COVID-19. Infected individuals may experience fever, cough, or breathing trouble. Though most will only experience mild symptoms, the disease can lead to severe illness or death in some patients, particularly the medically fragile.
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