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Posted on: May 12, 2022

5-12-22 COVID death numbers updated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 12, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services recently transitioned to an electronic death reporting system. With that change, previously unrecorded COVID-19 deaths were identified and last week NCDHHS upda...

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Posted on: March 15, 2022

3-15-22 COVID positivity rate down to 7%

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 15, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 39 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on March 14, 2022, the North Carolina Depa...

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Posted on: March 8, 2022

3-8-22 COVID cases continue slow decline

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 8, 2022

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In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 83 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on March 7, 2022, the North Carolina Depart...

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Posted on: March 1, 2022

3-1-22 Case numbers continue to slowly improve

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 1, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 145 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on February 28, 2022, the North ...

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Posted on: February 22, 2022

2-22-22 Case numbers continue downward trend

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 22, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 192 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on February 21, 2022, the North Caroli...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

2-15-22 COVID cases in decline, but still too high

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 15, 2022

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In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 321 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on February 14, 2022, the No...

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Posted on: February 15, 2022

2-15-22 Seventeen COVID-19 deaths in the last month

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - February 15, 2022

Haywood County reports 17 COVID-19 deaths in the last month

In the last month, Haywood County has mourned the loss of 17 more people to COVID-19. They ranged in age from their early forties to their mid-nineties.

As ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2022

2-8-22 Positivity rates still high, but Omicron surge appears to be subsiding

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 8, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 481 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on February 7, 2022, the North Carolina...

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Posted on: February 1, 2022

2-1-22 Haywood's latest COVID surge remains steady with 773 new cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – February 1, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 773 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on January 31, 2022, the North Carolina...

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Posted on: January 26, 2022

1-25-22 COVID cases remain high at 767 new this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 25, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 767 new cases of COVID-19. As of 5 p.m. on January 24, 2022, the North Carolina...

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Posted on: January 18, 2022

1-18-22 COVID Cases and Hospitalizations continue to rise

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 18, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 883 new cases of COVID-19. As of 12 p.m. on January 18, 2022, the North Carolin...

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Posted on: January 11, 2022

1-11-22 New COVID cases more than double again over previous week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 11, 2022

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In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 522 new cases of COVID-19, marking the second week in a row of nearly doubling ...

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Posted on: December 31, 2021

12-31-21 Haywood County reports six COVID-19 deaths in the last 10 days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 31, 2021

Haywood County reports six COVID-19 deaths in the last 10 days

In the last 10 days, Haywood County has mourned the loss of six more people to COVID-19. They ranged in age from their late sixties to their early eight...

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Posted on: December 28, 2021

12-28-21 COVID cases this week: 113

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 28, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 113 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on December 27, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

12-21-21 Two COVID-19 deaths in the last 10 days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 21, 2021

Haywood County reports two COVID-19 deaths in the last 10 days

In the last 10 days, Haywood County has mourned the loss of two more people to COVID-19. Both were in their seventies.

As of the date of this release, Ha...

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Posted on: December 21, 2021

12-21-21 COVID cases this week: 120

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 21, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 120 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on December 20, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Posted on: December 14, 2021

12-14-21 COVID cases up 156 this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 14, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 156 new cases of COVID-19, slightly less than last week’s spike in cases.  As of 5 p.m. on De...

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Posted on: December 10, 2021

12-10-21 Haywood County reports two COVID-19 deaths in the last two weeks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - December 10, 2021

Haywood County reports two COVID-19 deaths in the last two weeks

Since Thanksgiving, Haywood County has mourned the loss of two more people to COVID-19. One was in their sixties, the other in their seventies.

As of t...

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Posted on: December 7, 2021

12-7-21 New COVID Cases double this week over last

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 7, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 170 new cases of COVID-19, doubling our weekly new cases over last week.  As of 5 p.m. on Dece...

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Posted on: November 24, 2021

11-24-21 Haywood County reports two COVID-19 deaths in the last week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 24, 2021

Haywood County reports two COVID-19 deaths in the last week

In the last week, Haywood County has mourned the loss of two more people to COVID-19. One was in their fifties, the other in their eighties.

As of the date ...

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Posted on: November 23, 2021

11-23-21 New COVID Cases this week: 92

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 23, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 92 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on November 22, 2021, the North Carolina Department o...

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Posted on: November 16, 2021

11-16-21 New COVID Cases this week: 100

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 16, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 100 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on November 15, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Posted on: November 5, 2021

11-5-21 Haywood County reports seven COVID-19 deaths in the last week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 5, 2021

Haywood County reports seven COVID-19 deaths in the last week

In the last week, Haywood County has mourned the loss of seven more people to COVID-19. They ranged in age from their mid-fifties into their late seventie...

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Posted on: November 4, 2021

11-4-21 Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, first clinic scheduled for Nov. 10

For Immediate Release — November 4, 2021

 

Children ages 5-11 now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination, first clinic scheduled for November 10

 

As of Tuesday, November 2, 2021, the CDC now recommends that children ages 5-11 r...

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Posted on: November 2, 2021

11-2-21 New COVID Cases this week: 87

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – November 2, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 87 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on November 1, 2021, the North Carolina Department of ...

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Posted on: October 27, 2021

10-27-21 Haywood County reports 4 COVID-19 deaths this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 27, 2021

Haywood County reports four COVID-19 deaths in the last week

In the last week, Haywood County has mourned the loss of four more people to COVID-19. They ranged in age from their mid-fifties into their late seventies....

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Posted on: October 26, 2021

10-26-21 New COVID Cases this week: 96

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 26, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 96 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on October 25, 2021, the North Carolina Department of ...

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Posted on: October 19, 2021

10-19-21 New COVID Cases this week: 148

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 19, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 148 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on October 18, 2021, the North Carolina Department of...

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Posted on: October 18, 2021

10-18-21 Haywood County reports 6 COVID-19 deaths this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - October 18, 2021

Haywood County reports six COVID-19 deaths in recent weeks

In the last three weeks, Haywood County has mourned the loss of six more people to COVID-19. They ranged in age from their mid-fifties into their early ninet...

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Posted on: October 12, 2021

10-12-21 New COVID Cases this week: 176

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 12, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 176 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on October 11, 2021, the North Carolina Department of...

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Posted on: October 8, 2021

10-8-21 Haywood County is in the midst of a public health crisis

For Immediate Release — October 8, 2021

Public Health Statement: Haywood County is in the midst of a public health crisis

Haywood County is struggling to cope with a very unusual situation, two separate states of emergency happening at the same time. A mont...

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Posted on: October 6, 2021

10-6-21 COVID-19 cluster at the Haywood County Detention Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — October 6, 2021

Haywood County Health & Human Services has identified a COVID-19 cluster at the Haywood County Detention Center

Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency has identified a COVID-19 cluster at the Ha...

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Posted on: October 5, 2021

10-5-21 HHS reports 188 new COVID-10 cases this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – October 5, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 188 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on October 4, 2021, the North Carolina Department of H...

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Posted on: September 27, 2021

9-27-21 Haywood County reports six COVID-19 deaths this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 27, 2021

Haywood County reports six COVID-19 deaths this week

In our last press release announcing 12 COVID deaths, we talked about becoming numb to these numbers. Unfortunately for some, today’s message may be ev...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

9-8-21 Haywood County reports 112th - 115th COVID-19 deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - September 8, 2021

Haywood County reports 112th - 115th COVID-19 deaths

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of four more COVID-19 deaths. Total COVID deaths in Haywood County are now 115.

The 112th death was a...

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Posted on: September 8, 2021

9-8-21 COVID cases increase by 269 this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 8, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 269 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on September 7, 2021, the North Carolina D...

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Posted on: August 31, 2021

8-31-21 COVID cases increase by 319 this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 31, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 319 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on August 30, 2021, the North Carolina Department of H...

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Posted on: August 17, 2021

8-17-21 Haywood County reports 105th and 106th COVID-19 deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 17, 2021

Haywood County reports 105th and 106th  COVID-19 deaths

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of two more COVID-19 deaths. Total COVID deaths in Haywood County are now 106.

One individu...

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Posted on: August 12, 2021

8-12-21 Haywood County reports 104th COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - August 4, 2021

Haywood County reports 104th COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of another COVID-19 death. Total COVID deaths in Haywood County are now 104.

This individual was between the ages...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

8-10-21 COVID-19 cluster among Frankie's Italian Trattoria staff

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August 10, 2021

Haywood County Health & Human Services has identified a COVID-19 cluster among Frankie's Italian Trattoria staff

Haywood County Health and Human Services have identified a COVID-19 cluster connected to the staff of F...

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Posted on: August 10, 2021

8-10-21 COVID cases up by 167 this week, 85% were unvaccinated

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 10, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 167 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on August 9, 2021, the North Carolina Department of He...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

8-6-21 COVID cluster among Haywood County Public Schools staff

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August 6, 2021

Haywood County Health & Human Services has identified a COVID-19 cluster among Haywood County Public Schools staff

Haywood County Health and Human Services has identified a COVID-19 cluster connected to the Haywood Co...

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Posted on: August 6, 2021

8-6-21 COVID outbreak at Maggie Nursing and Rehab

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August 6, 2021

Haywood County Health & Human Services reports a COVID-19 outbreak at Maggie Nursing & Rehab

The Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency has identified a COVID-19 outbreak at Maggie Nursing & Rehabilit...

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Posted on: August 4, 2021

8-4-21 COVID cluster identified at Canton PD

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — August 4, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency 

Haywood County Health & Human Services has identified a COVID-19 cluster at the Canton Police Department

The Haywood County Health and Human Services A...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

8-3-21 COVID clusters at two faith communities

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August 3, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency

Haywood County Health & Human Services reports COVID-19 clusters at two faith communities

The Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency has identified cluster...

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Posted on: August 3, 2021

8-3-21 COVID cases climbing; masks highly recommended

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 3, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 106 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on August 2, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Serv...

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Posted on: July 29, 2021

7-29-21 Haywood County reports 103rd COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - July 29, 2021

Haywood County reports 103rd COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services has received notice of another COVID-19 death; bringing the total number now to 103.

This individual was between the ages of 70-75 and ...

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Posted on: July 27, 2021

7-14-20 62 new cases of COVID-19 bring cumulative total to 4,619

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 27, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 62 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on July 26, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health...

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Posted on: July 22, 2021

7-22-21 Haywood County returns to Orange COVID status

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Haywood County returns to Orange COVID status

July 22, 2021

Contact: Allison Richmond, 828-507-5606

With the rising number of people testing positive for COVID-19 in the last few weeks, Haywood County has moved back into the orange zone...

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Posted on: July 20, 2021

7-20-21 46 new cases of COVID-19 bring cumulative total to 4,557

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 20, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 46 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on July 19, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

7-16-21 COVID-19 outbreak at Spicewood Cottages

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July 16, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency 

Haywood County Health & Human Services reports a COVID-19 outbreak at Spicewood Cottages 

The Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency has ...

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Posted on: July 16, 2021

7-16-21 COVID-19 outbreak at Camp Daniel Boone

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July 16, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency 

Haywood County Health & Human Services has identified a COVID-19 outbreak at Camp Daniel Boone Scout Camp

The Haywood County Health and Human Services Agen...

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Posted on: July 13, 2021

7-13-21 With 13 new cases, Haywood County total now 4,511

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 13, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 13 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on July 12, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health...

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Posted on: July 6, 2021

7-6-21 Just 1 new COVID case in past week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – July 6, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 1 new case of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on July 5, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and...

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Posted on: June 29, 2021

6-29-21 Good news on case counts + Delta variant caution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 29, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 2 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on June 28, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health ...

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Posted on: August 27, 2021

Rights to review an isolation/quarantine order.

HAYWOOD COUNTY HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY

157 Paragon Parkway, Clyde, NC 28721-9481

Ira Dove, Agency Director

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Posted on: January 4, 2022

1-4-22 New COVID cases more than double over last week

Isolate or Quarantine (1)

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 4, 2022

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 255 new cases of COVID-19, more than doubling the new cases over last week.   As of 5...

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