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COVID-19

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

Coastal Distancing

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

COVID-19 Carteret County Government Update 10: School Lunch Delivery

Released by Carteret County Human Resources Director Jaime Long at 5:09 pm March 17: Carteret County Public Schools Interim...

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...

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...

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...

Local Food Pantries Need Help Right Now

The Food Waste and Recovery Program, of the recently formed Carteret Food and Health Council (CFHC), has launched an initiative to help...

Governor Extends School Closures; Salons, Gyms Must Close; New Guidance for Childcare Facilities

NC Governor Roy Cooper announced an executive order extending the closure of schools until May 15 among other restrictions due to COVID-19.

Nonogenarian Accounts for Third County COVID Death

On April 22, 2020, Carteret County Health Department reported that a third Carteret County resident died from complications associated with COVID-19.

Sixth COVID Case Found; County Investigating Patient’s Contact History

Update: County human services Director Jaime Long gave an update just after 8:30 pm: “ All the individuals who had contact...

Still No COVID-19 in Carteret; NC at 32 Cases; Watauga Newest Positive County

As of the March 15 update from NC Dept. of Health and Human Services, Carteret County has reported zero cases of COVID-19....

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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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