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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 Nort...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 Nor...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: January 11, 2022

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – January 11, 2022

Cases / Hospitalizations

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...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 D...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 D...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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. &nbs...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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....

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 De...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: November 17, 2021

11-17-21 Haywood County reports two COVID-19 deaths in the last 10 days

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - November 17, 2021

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

In the last week, Haywood County has mourned the loss of two more people to COVID-19. Both were in their late fifties.

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

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 D...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 a...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 Depa...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 Depa...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 Dep...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 Dep...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 ti...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 Haywood Coun...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 Depar...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: October 1, 2021

10-1-21 COVID-19 cluster at Calvary Road Baptist Church following revival

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 1, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency 

Haywood County Health & Human Services reports COVID-19 cluster at Calvary Road Baptist Church

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

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 even more so...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: September 24, 2021

9-24-21 COVID-19 Pfizer boosters available starting Monday

For Immediate Release — September 24, 2021

COVID-19 boosters available starting Monday at Haywood Health and Human Services

As of Thursday, September 23, 2021, the CDC now recommends that people aged 65 years and older, residents in long-term care settings,...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: September 21, 2021

9-21-21 321 new COVID cases this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – September 21, 2021

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 September 20, 2021, the North Carolina Departmen...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 Department ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 Depar...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: August 24, 2021

8-24-21 COVID cases increase by 226 this week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – August 24, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 226 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on August 23, 2021, the North Carolina Depar...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: August 21, 2021

8-21-21 Haywood County Board of Commissioners Chair Kevin Ensley has tested positive for COVID-19

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

August 21, 2021

Haywood County Board of Commissioners Chair Kevin Ensley has tested positive for COVID-19

Haywood County Board of Commissioners Chair Kevin Ensley tested positive for COVID-19 on August 19, 2021.

Ensley is exper...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: August 20, 2021

8-20-21 Flood-related debris cannot be accepted at Haywood County Landfills

For Immediate Release –

Flood-related debris cannot be accepted at Haywood County Landfills

Based on advice and consultation with North Carolina’s Emergency Management officials in Asheville and Raleigh, Haywood County has issued this st...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: August 12, 2021

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: August 10, 2021

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: August 6, 2021

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: August 6, 2021

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: August 3, 2021

8-3-21 COVID clusters at two faith communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: July 30, 2021

7-30-21 Masks required in all County Facilities

July 30, 2021

The Delta Variant has become a game-changer. The number of North Carolinians in the hospital with COVID-19 has more than doubled in the last two weeks, the 14-day rolling average of new daily cases has incr...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: July 22, 2021

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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 zon...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: July 16, 2021

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: July 16, 2021

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
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 ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: June 22, 2021

6-22-21 Just 2 new COVID-19 cases in the last week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 22, 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 21, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: June 15, 2021

6-15-21 Sixteen new COVID-19 cases last week

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 15, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 16 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on June 14, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: June 9, 2021

6-8-21 Positive COVID-19 cases rise to 4,477 with 52 new cases

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 8, 2021

In the two weeks since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 52 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. on June 7, 2021, the North Carolina Departm...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: June 4, 2021

6-4-21 Vaccine rollout + cautionary cases to consider

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2021

Some Cautionary Tales to Consider:

Unvaccinated teen ends up on a ventilator

Following a recent vacation trip with a friend’s family an unvaccinated Haywood County teen finds out someone they were exposed to on the trip t...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

6-4-21 Haywood County reports 100th COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - June 4, 2021

Haywood County reports 100th COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of another COVID-19 death, bringing the total number now to 100.

This individual was between the ages of 60-65 and ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: May 28, 2021

5-28-21 Vaccine rollout updates + ongoing contact tracing concerns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 28, 2021

Looking ahead:

  • For those who received their first dose of Pfizer at HCC on May 19, your second dose will be given on June 9, again at HCC. Anyone who wishes to get the first dose of Pfizer can also do so at the...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: May 25, 2021

5-25-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 34, cumulative total now 4,425

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 25, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 34 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. May 24, 2021, the North Carolina Department of H...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: May 21, 2021

5-21-21 Walk-In appointments for all COVID vaccines now available

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 21, 2021

Walk-In, no appointment needed vaccination:

  • All three vaccines Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson are now available on a walk-in basis at the health department ( 157 Paragon Pkwy #800, Clyde, N...

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Posted on: May 14, 2021

5-14-21 Upcoming Mobile Vaccination Clinics for teens and adults

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 14, 2021

Upcoming Mobile Vaccination Clinics :

Haywood Community College (12-18)

Haywood County Health and Human Services is partnering with Haywood Community College to host a special COVID-19 vaccine clinic for kids 12...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: May 11, 2021

5-11-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 35, cumulative total now 4,363

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 11, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 35 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. May 10, 2021, the North Carolina Department of H...

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Posted on: May 6, 2021

5-6-21 Haywood County reports 99th COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - May 6, 2021

Haywood County reports 99th COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of another COVID-19 death, bringing the total number now to 99.

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

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: May 4, 2021

5-4-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 67, cumulative total now 4,328

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 4, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 67 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. May 3, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Hu...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: April 26, 2021

4-26-21 Haywood County reports 96th — 98th COVID-19 deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 26, 2021

Haywood County reports 96-98th COVID-19 deaths

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of three more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total number now to 98.

One individual’s death occurred ...

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Posted on: April 23, 2021

4-22-21 COVID-19 cluster identified at the Haywood County Detention Center

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE — April 22, 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 Hay...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: April 20, 2021

4-20-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 59, cumulative total now 4,205

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 20, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 59 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. April 19, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

4-16-21 Vaccination open to all adults; J & J pause

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 16, 2021

“Now that spring is here and summer approaches everyone wants to have fun and spend time together as we hope for a return to normalcy.  That being said, don’t let your guard down...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: April 13, 2021

4-13-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 70, cumulative total now 4,146

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 13, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 70 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. April 12, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Posted on: April 7, 2021

4-7-21 Haywood County reports 95th COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - April 7, 2021

Haywood County reports 95th COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of another COVID-19 death, bringing the total number now to 95.

The individual, who died in late March, was between...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: April 6, 2021

4-6-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 61, cumulative total now 4,076

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 6, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 61 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. April 5, 2021, the North Carolina Department of...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: April 2, 2021

4-2-21 Changes coming to Haywood County COVID vaccine scheduling system

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 2, 2021

“To date, over 18,000 people in Haywood County are at least partially vaccinated. Mass vaccination efforts have been running smoothly, despite challenges with weather, location changes, and the shee...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 30, 2021

3-23-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 53, cumulative total now 4,015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 30, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 53 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. March 29, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 23, 2021

3-23-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 28, cumulative total now 3,962

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 23, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 28 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. March 22, 2021, the North Carolina Department ...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 19, 2021

3-19-21 Haywood County reports 94th COVID-19 death

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 19, 2021

Haywood County reports 94th COVID-19 death

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of another COVID-19 death, bringing the total number now to 94.

The individual was between the ages of 60-65 and d...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 19, 2021

3-19-21 Haywood County opens vaccine eligibility to Groups 1-4

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 19, 2021

Key Updates:  

  • Beginning Monday, March 22, Haywood County will open vaccination to all groups eligible under North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services guidelines. Groups currently eligib...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 12, 2021

3-12-21 Weekly COVID-19 vaccination update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 12, 2021

Key Updates:  Haywood County’s Mass Vaccination clinic will move this week to a new temporary location at the Lambuth Inn at Lake Junaluska due to a scheduling conflict at the Smoky Mounta...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 12, 2021

3-12-21 Haywood County reports 90th - 93rd COVID-19 deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - March 12, 2021

Haywood County reports 90th - 93rd COVID-19 deaths

Haywood County Health and Human Services have received notice of four more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total number now to 93.

Two died in January, but there were del...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 9, 2021

3-9-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 49, cumulative total now 3,903

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 9, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 49 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. March 8, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health an...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 5, 2021

3-5-21 Weekly COVID-19 vaccination update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 5, 2021

Key Updates: The Smoky Mountain Event Center has been a gracious host for the mass vaccination clinics over the last few weeks, but as event season ramps up there will be some dates that the fairgrou...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 2, 2021

3-2-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 57, cumulative total now 3,854

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – March 2, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 57 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. March 1, 2021, the North Carolina Department of...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 26, 2021

2-26-21 Haywood County reports 85th - 89th COVID-19 deaths

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Feb. 26, 2021

Haywood County reports 85th - 89th COVID-19 deaths

Haywood County Health and Human Services has received notice of five more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total number now to 89.

One death actually occurred in January bu...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 26, 2021

2-26-21 Weekly COVID-19 vaccination update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 26, 2021

Key Updates: The Smoky Mountain Event Center has been a gracious host for the mass vaccination clinics over the last few weeks, but as event season ramps up there will be some dates that the fairgrou...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 23, 2021

2-23-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 128, cumulative total now 3,797

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 23, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 128 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. Feb. 22, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 19, 2021

2-19-21 Vaccine Rollout Update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 19, 2021

Where to find COVID-19 vaccine information:

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 17, 2021

2-17-21 Community partnership brings vaccination to underserved populations

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 17, 2021

Community partnership helps bring vaccination to underserved populations

Gladys Knight and William McDowell encourage vaccination

Gladys Knight, “Empress of Soul,” and her husband William McDowell recently received their...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 16, 2021

2-16-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 116, cumulative total now 3,669

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 16, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 116 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. Feb. 15, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 12, 2021

2-12-21 Weekly COVID-19 vaccination update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 12, 2021

Where to find COVID-19 vaccine information:

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 9, 2021

2-9-21 Haywood County reports 82nd - 84th COVID-19 deaths

Feb. 9, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Haywood County reports 82nd - 84th COVID-19 deaths

Haywood County Health and Human Services has received notice of three more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total number now to 84.

Two of these deaths actually occurred in Nov...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 9, 2021

2-9-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 192, cumulative total now 3,553

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 9, 2021

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. Feb. 8, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human S...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 5, 2021

2-5-21 What to know about COVID-19 2nd dose vaccine appointments

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 5, 2020

COVID-19 Second Dose clinics are coming up, here is what you need to know —

For Haywood County citizens who received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at one of our mass vaccination events at t...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 5, 2021

2-5-21 Weekly COVID-19 vaccination update

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 5, 2021

Where to find COVID-19 vaccine information:

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 2, 2021

2-2-21 Haywood County reports 77th - 81st COVID-19 deaths

Feb. 2, 2021

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Haywood County reports 77th - 81st COVID-19 deaths

Since mid-January Haywood County Health and Human Services has received notice of five more COVID-19 deaths, bringing the total number now to 81. 

Three of...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: February 2, 2021

2-2-21 COVID-19 cases increase by 194, cumulative total now 3,361

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 2, 2021

In the week since the last press release, Haywood County Public Health has received notice of 194 new cases of COVID-19.  As of 5 p.m. Feb. 2, 2021, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human S...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 17, 2020

North Carolina to Close Restaurants and Bars for Dine-In Customers, Allow Takeout and Delivery

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 17, 2020

?Contact: Ford Porter

Phone: 919-814-2100

Email: govpress@nc.gov

North Carolina to Close Restaurants and Bars for Dine-In Customers, Allow Takeout and Delivery Operations to Continue

Forthcoming executive order will also exp...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Resource list from NCDHHS for a variety of stakeholders

Resource list from NCDHHS for a variety of stakeholders:

 

Governor Cooper issued an Executive Order closing K-12 public schools and banning gatherings of more than 100 people

On Saturday, March 14th, Governor Roy Cooper ordered all K-12 pu...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Mountain Projects implements assistance hotline

Mountain Projects is implementing a hotline to seek to meet emergency and critical needs of our most high risk and most vulnerable populations in Haywood and Jackson Counties over the next two weeks.  

Anyone needing supplies, medicine pick up and...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 16, 2020

County Department / Community Closings

Updated 3/16/2020

Haywood Regional Health & Fitness Center - Closing Effective Tuesday, March 17th 2020 for safety precautions due to the COVID-19 virus. A reopening date will be determined at a later time. Cardiac Rehab and Physical Therapy w...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Governor Declares Schools Closed, Public Gatherings Banned

Governor Roy Cooper today ordered all K-12 public schools in North Carolina to close for a minimum of two weeks in response to COVID-19. The Executive Order also bans gatherings of more than 100 people. North Carolina currently has 23 people in 12 countie...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Memo- Community and Faith Based Organizations

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Haywood County Public Health recommends that organizers of events that draw more than 100 people cancel, postpone, or modify these events, or offer online streaming services beginning March 13, 2020, until further n...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 16, 2020

COVID-19 Information and Preparedness Tips

2019 Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information and Preparedness Tips

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a respiratory disease caused by a new virus first identified in Wuhan, China. 

As confirmed cases of Coronavirus (COVID-19) continue to sprea...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Memo-Facilities that Serve High Risk Population

To help prevent the spread of COVID-19, Haywood County Public Health recommends that residential establishments for people at higher risk for severe illness – such as nursing homes, independent and assisted living facilities, correctional facili...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: March 15, 2020

Proclamation of Emergency

3/15/2020

 I would like to thank the various media outlets in Western North Carolina for working so hard to help citizens stay informed during this time of information overload and constant updates.

Attached is a Proclamation of a State of Emergenc...

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information
Posted on: May 26, 2021

COVID-19-related closure at Silverbluff Early Education & Preschool

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

May 26, 2021

From: Haywood County Health and Human Services Agency 

Haywood County Health & Human Services reports a COVID-19-related closure at Silverbluff Early Education & Preschool

The Haywood County Health and Human...

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Posted on: June 4, 2021

6-4-21 Vaccine rollout + cautionary cases to consider

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – June 4, 2021

Some Cautionary Tales to Consider:

Unvaccinated teen ends up on a ventilator

Following a recent vacation trip with a friend’s family an unvaccinated Haywood County teen finds out someone they were expo...

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