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 Two new cases of COVID-19 bring cumulative total to 117

  2. 7-10-20 test status update, message from health director

  3. 7-9-20 Six new cases of COVID-19

  4. 7-8-20 New cases bring cumulative total to 109

  5. 7-7-20 New cases bring cumulative total to 107

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

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

  8. 7-2-20 test status update, message from health director

  9. 7-1-20 Haywood reaches 92 cases, headaches appear as early symptom

  10. 6-30-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 91

  11. 6-29-20 COVID-19 case totals rise to 90 with five new cases over the weekend

  12. 6-26-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 85

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

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

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

  16. 6-25-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 82 with six new cases

  17. 6-25-20 Kids, Camp, and COVID-19, what you need to know

  18. 6-24-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 76 with two new cases

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

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

  21. 6-19-20 test status update, message from health director

  22. 6-18-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 71 with two new cases

  23. 6-17-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 69

  24. 6-16-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 68

  25. 6-12-20 test status update, message from health director

  26. 6-12-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 67 with two new cases

  27. 6-8-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 65 with seven new cases

  28. 6-5-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 58 with one new case

  29. 6-4-20 test status update, message from health director

  30. 6-4-20 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 57 with two new cases

  31. 6-1-20 Seven additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  32. 5-29-20 48th COVID-19 case confirmed in Haywood County

  33. 5-28-20 test status update, message from health director

  34. 5-28-20 Two additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  35. 5-27-20 45th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  36. 5-26-20 Three additional COVID-19 cases confirmed over Memorial Day weekend

  37. 5-22-20 41st confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  38. 5-22-20 40th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  39. 5-21-20 test status update, message from health director

  40. 5-21-20 Seven new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Haywood County

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

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

  43. 5-20-20 Four new COVID-19 cases confirmed in Haywood County

  44. 5-18-20 27th & 28th confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  45. 5-15-20 26th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  46. 5-15-20 25th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  47. 5-15-20 24th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  48. 5-15-20 test status update, message from health director

  49. 5-14-20 Two additional COVID-19 cases confirmed in Haywood County

  50. 5-12-20 Haywood County COVID-19 Call Center Hours Updated

  51. 5-11-20 One false positive case reported in Haywood County

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

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

  54. 5-11-20 Three additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  55. 5-7-20 test status update, message from health director

  56. 5-6-20 19th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  57. 5-4-20 18th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  58. 5-2-20 17th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  59. 5-1-20 16th confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  60. 5-1-20 Five additional confirmed COVID-19 cases in Haywood County

  61. 5-1-20 No positive cases found in essential worker COVID-19 testing study

  62. 4-30-20 Tenth confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  63. 4-29-20 A message from Public Health Services Director, Patrick Johnson

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

  65. 4-29-20 Ninth confirmed case in Haywood County

  66. 4-29-20 Eight Haywood County case confirmed

  67. 4-28-20 Seventh confirmed case in Haywood County

  68. 4-27-20 Sixth confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  69. 4-21-20 test status update, message from health director

  70. Advice to faith communities on drive-in services

  71. 4-17-20 Fifth confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  72. 4-16-20 Covid-19 Testing status update

  73. 4-15-20 Fourth confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  74. 4-14-20 test status update, message from health director

  75. 4-13-20 Covid-19 Testing status update

  76. 4-9-20 Covid-19 Testing status update

  77. 4/07/2020 test status update, message from health director

  78. 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...
  79. 4/05/2020 Third confirmed COVID-19 case in Haywood County

  80. 5 de abril del 2020 PARA SU INMEDIATA DIFUSIÓN

  81. 4/03/2020 Burn ban issued in NC mountain region

  82. 04/02/2020 key reminders after news of positive Covid-19 results

  83. 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...
  84. 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...
  85. 3/31/2020 message from Haywood County Public Health Director

  86. 3/30/2020 Updated food resources guide

  87. 3/30/2020 Health Department clinic schedule changes

    Changes to the Haywood County Health Department clinic schedule to begin Monday, March 30. Read on...
  88. 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...
  89. Crucial health measures, 3/27/2020 test result status

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

  91. 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...
  92. 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...
  93. Updated Haywood County food assistance resources

  94. 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...
  95. 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...
  96. 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...
  97. "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...
  98. Slow the spread guidance

  99. March 18 update from Haywood County Health Director

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