Coronavirus (Covid-19) Information

If you have any questions, please feel free to call the Haywood County COVID-19 Helpline at (828) 356-2019. This line is answered Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Community Care of North Carolina, Inc. (CCNC) has established a toll-free helpline (877-490-6642) aimed at answering COVID-19 health questions. The helpline is staffed from 7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m., seven days a week.


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You can also see the latest online about North Carolina’s response to COVID-19 here: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina

*Updated daily statewide case count map*: https://www.ncdhhs.gov/covid-19-case-count-nc

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  1. 7-10-20 test status update, message from health director

  2. 7-9-20 Six new cases of COVID-19

  3. 7-8-20 New cases bring cumulative total to 109

  4. 7-7-20 New cases bring cumulative total to 107

  5. 7-6-20 13 new positive cases of COVID-19 identified over the weekend

  6. 7-6-20 Case #93 is the result of out-of-state travel

  7. 7-2-20 test status update, message from health director

  8. 7-1-20 Haywood reaches 92 cases, headaches appear as early symptom

  9. 6-30-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 91

  10. 6-29-20 COVID-19 case totals rise to 90 with five new cases over the weekend

  11. 6-26-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 85

  12. FAQs for Governor Cooper's Extension of Phase 2 Exec. Order 147

  13. Gov. Cooper's Exec. Order 147, extending Phase 2

  14. Guidance from NCDHHS on face coverings, June 24, 2020

  15. 6-25-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 82 with six new cases

  16. 6-25-20 Kids, Camp, and COVID-19, what you need to know

  17. 6-24-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 76 with two new cases

  18. 6-23-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 74 with two new cases

  19. 6-22-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 72 with one new case

  20. 6-19-20 test status update, message from health director

  21. 6-18-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 71 with two new cases

  22. 6-17-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 69

  23. 6-16-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 68

  24. 6-12-20 test status update, message from health director

  25. 6-12-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 67 with two new cases

  26. 6-8-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 65 with seven new cases

  27. 6-5-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 58 with one new case

  28. 6-4-20 test status update, message from health director

  29. 6-4-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 57 with two new cases

  30. 6-1-20 Seven additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  31. 5-29-20 48th COVID-19 case confirmed in Haywood County

  32. 5-28-20 test status update, message from health director

  33. 5-28-20 Two additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  34. 5-27-20 45th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  35. 5-26-20 Three additional COVID-19 cases confirmed over Memorial Day weekend

  36. 5-22-20 41st confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  37. 5-22-20 40th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  38. 5-21-20 test status update, message from health director

  39. 5-21-20 Seven new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Haywood County

  40. FAQ for Executive Order No. 141 - Effective May 22, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

  41. Governor's Executive Order No. 141 - Phase 2

  42. 5-20-20 Four new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Haywood County

  43. 5-18-20 27th & 28th confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  44. 5-15-20 26th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  45. 5-15-20 25th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  46. 5-15-20 24th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  47. 5-15-20 test status update, message from health director

  48. 5-14-20 Two additional COVID-19 cases confirmed in Haywood County

  49. 5-12-20 Haywood County COVID-19 Call Center Hours Updated

  50. 5-11-20 One false positive case reported in Haywood County

  51. FAQ for Executive Order No. 138 - Effective May 8, 2020 at 5:00 p.m.

  52. Governor's Executive Order No. 138 - Phase 1

  53. 5-11-20 Three additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  54. 5-7-20 test status update, message from health director

  55. 5-6-20 19th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  56. 5-4-20 18th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  57. 5-2-20 17th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  58. 5-1-20 16th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  59. 5-1-20 Five additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  60. 5-1-20 No positive cases found in essential worker COVID-19 testing study

  61. 4-30-20 Tenth confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  62. 4-29-20 A message from Public Health Services Director, Patrick Johnson

  63. Haywood County confirms three new COVID-19 cases — what it means

  64. 4-29-20 Ninth confirmed case in Haywood County

  65. 4-29-20 Eight Haywood County case confirmed

  66. 4-28-20 Seventh confirmed case in Haywood County

  67. 4-27-20 Sixth confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  68. 4-21-20 test status update, message from health director

  69. Advice to faith communities on drive-in services

  70. 4-17-20 Fifth confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  71. 4-16-20 Covid-19 Testing status update

  72. 4-15-20 Fourth confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  73. 4-14-20 test status update, message from health director

  74. 4-13-20 Covid-19 Testing status update

  75. 4-9-20 Covid-19 Testing status update

  76. 4/07/2020 test status update, message from health director

  77. Crucial measures to keep yourself, family and public safe

    Haywood County Health Department Medical Director Mark Jaben provides a reminder of crucial measures for you to take in order to keep yourself, family and public healthy. Read on...
  78. 4/05/2020 Third confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  79. 5 de abril del 2020 PARA SU INMEDIATA DIFUSIÓN

  80. 4/03/2020 Burn ban issued in NC mountain region

  81. 04/02/2020 key reminders after news of positive Covid-19 results

  82. 4/02/2020 Haywood County confirmed Covid-19 cases

    Haywood County Public Health received notice April 2, 2020 that two Haywood County residents have tested positive for the novel coronavirus, COVID-19. Read on...
  83. PARA SU INMEDIATA DIFUSIÓN

    La oficina de Salud Pública del Condado Haywood fue informada el día 2 de abril del 2020, que dos residentes del Condado Haywood dieron resultado positivo en el examen del nuevo Coronavirus, COVID-19. Read on...
  84. 3/31/2020 message from Haywood County Public Health Director

  85. 3/30/2020 Updated food resources guide

  86. 3/30/2020 Health Department clinic schedule changes

    Changes to the Haywood County Health Department clinic schedule to begin Monday, March 30. Read on...
  87. Food access texting tool announced

    Governor Roy Cooper announced Friday that parents who need food assistance for their children can text FOODNC to 877-877 to locate nearby free meal sites. The texting service is also available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877. Read on...
  88. Crucial health measures, 3/27/2020 test result status

  89. Vaya Health crisis hotline available, operations continue to ensure access to care during COVID-19

  90. 3/24/2020 message from Haywood County Public Health Director Patrick Johnson

    COVID-19 HAS JUST ONE ENEMY – SOCIAL DISTANCING! We’ve all heard the message and are probably tired of hearing the message, but it’s important to not get social distancing fatigue. Read on...
  91. Haywood County Health and Human Services reminder

    During this time of vigilance and social distancing due to COVID-19, Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency is continuing to make Economic Services available to the public. Read on...
  92. Updated Haywood County food assistance resources

  93. Mental health resources

    Increasing stress and anxiety related to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is prompting concerns about mental health, including substance use, trauma and suicide. Read on...
  94. Additional limitations on mass gatherings, extension of school closures

    Governor Cooper issued Executive Order 120 today that is entitled the following: ADDITIONAL LIMITATIONS ON MASS GATHERINGS, RESTRICTIONS ON VENUES AND LONG-TERM CARE FACILITIES, AND EXTENSION OF SCHOOL CLOSURE DATE. Read on...
  95. Governor Cooper Pushes for Key Federal Changes to Make Food, Healthcare More Accessible

    Governor Roy Cooper has written to President Donald J. Trump to ask for key waivers that will allow North Carolina to adapt federal food and healthcare programs to better serve North Carolinians in the COVID-19 crisis. Read on...
  96. "Call before you come" Haywood County building access

    An alternate service plan for Haywood County governmental buildings- Haywood County has implemented proactive measures for its government buildings, effective 5:00 p.m., Thursday, March 19, 2020. Read on...
  97. Slow the spread guidance

  98. March 18 update from Haywood County Health Director

  99. Haywood County food assistance, resources

    For Haywood County residents with general COVID-19 questions and questions regarding food assistance and local resources, dial 2-1-1 or 1-888-892-1162. Read on...
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