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COVID-19

News about the new coronavirus outbreak and spread of COVID-19

Beaufort Checkpoints to Begin Thursday

The Town of Beaufort announced Wednesday afternoon that checkpoints will go into effect at the Turner Street Bridge town entrance Thursday, April...

DEQ Closes Rachel Carson Reserve Effective April 3

The NC Dept. of Environmental Quality is closing three coastal reserve sites, including the Rachel Carson Reserve on Carrot Island, Bird Shoal...

Hospital Update: Alternate Care Sites, PPE Conservation, Entry Restrictions, More

Carteret Health Care is preparing for potentially high levels of of infectious disease, the facility announced in a news release Friday, April...

Coastal Distancing

Janice Cheek shared this photo she took of a sign placed on Bird Shoal by Beaufort resident Luke Gruber.

Beaufort Music Festival Canceled Due to Coronavirus Outbreak

Organizers announced yesterday that the 2020 Beaufort Music Festival, scheduled for May 15-16, will no longer be held. "It...

Carteret Has 2 New COVID-19 Cases; Releases Age, Gender Data

The Carteret County Health Department announced in a news release Wednesday afternoon that two new cases of COVID-19 had been found in...

Cape Lookout Superintendent: No Gatherings of More Than 10

In response to a weekend that saw the shores of the Cape and Shackleford banks lined with boaters - many of whom...

County Prohibits Hotel, Vacation Rentals Effective Immediately

The Carteret County Board of Commissioners has amended their March 19 State of Emergency proclamation late Monday afternoon to prohibit the rental...

Carteret Reports First COVID-19 Death; Victim Not County Resident

A Virginia man has died in Carteret County as a result of COVID-19, the county health department reported Monday afternoon. The patient...

County COVID-19 Count Jumps Nearly 60 Percent Since Saturday

The number of COVID-19 cases in Carteret County has risen to 11 since Saturday when a seventh case was announced. The jump...

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Coastal Distancing

Janice Cheek shared this photo she took of a sign placed on Bird Shoal by Beaufort resident Luke Gruber.

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