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Posted on: April 3, 2021

Wayne County Opens COVID-19 Vaccines to All Groups

Vaccine Update

Starting Monday, April 5, 2021, first-dose vaccine appointments with the Wayne County Health Department will be open to all vaccine groups. Anyone age 16 or older is now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine, regardless of health condition. 

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Posted on: March 12, 2021

Wayne County Plans for Group 4 Vaccinations

Vaccine Update

This week, The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced an updated timeline for vaccinating individuals in Group 4. The Wayne County Health Department will begin vaccinating anyone 16-64 years old with one or more high-risk medical...

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Posted on: March 9, 2021

Wayne County Vaccine Update 3/9/21

Last week, the Wayne County Health Department moved into Group 3 delivery of the COVID-19 vaccine and administered over 2,800 shots to the public. As of today, a total of 16,922 individuals have received their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in Wayne C...

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Posted on: February 18, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update 2/18/21

As of February 17, 2021, the Wayne County Health Department has administered 5,994  first doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, 1,960 second doses, and has 7,115 individuals on our waiting list. Severe weather across the country has delayed our ...

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Posted on: February 10, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update 2/10/21

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has administered 5,448 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. We have a total of 12,259 names on our waiting list from our call center and online registration form. We continue to schedule those on the wait ...

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Posted on: February 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine Update 2/3/21

As of February 3, 2021, the Wayne County Health Department has administered 3,060 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, and has 8,673 individuals on our waiting list. The State of North Carolina has increased their level of communication with local healt...

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Posted on: January 4, 2021

Vaccine Registration Begins for Individuals Age 75 and Older

Beginning this week, individuals who are age 75 or older will be able to register at an off-site location to receive a COVID-19 vaccine free from the Wayne County Health Department under Phase 1B of vaccination distribution. This phased approach to vaccin...

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Posted on: December 18, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 12/18/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 6,325 total positive cases of COVID-19. 334 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 5,519 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: December 11, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 12/11/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 5,941 total positive cases of COVID-19. 315 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 5,166 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: November 20, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 11/20/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 4,889 total positive cases of COVID-19. 143 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 4,292 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: November 10, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing Cancelled Due to Weather

With the remnants of Tropical Storm Eta expected to impact Wayne County on Thursday, the Wayne County Health Department will not be conducting free COVID-19 testing on November 12, 2020. 

Next week’s free COVID-19 testing schedule has been modifie...

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Posted on: November 6, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 11/6/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 4,534 total positive cases of COVID-19. 140 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 3,941 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: October 30, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 10/30/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 4,327 total positive cases of COVID-19. 137 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 3,737 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2020

Wayne County Health Department Identifies Staff COVID-19 Cluster

Today, the Wayne County Health Department reported a COVID-19 cluster to NCDHHS involving positive COVID-19 staff members at the Health Department. NCDHHS defines a COVID-19 cluster as, “a minimum of five positive cases identified through a posi...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 10/16/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 3,919 total positive cases of COVID-19. 119 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 3,347 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: October 16, 2020

Wayne County Health Department Resumes Free COVID-19 Testing

Next week, the Wayne County Health Department will resume offering free COVID-19 testing at their office at 301 N Herman St. in Goldsboro. Testing days have changed, and will now be every Tuesday and Thursday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m, weather permitting.&a...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

No COVID-19 Testing at Health Department Week of October 12, 2020

The Wayne County Health Department will not be offering COVID-19 testing on Wednesday, October 14, and Friday, October 16. Staff will use next week to debrief on the testing site and make any internal changes necessary to better serve individuals who visi...

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Posted on: October 9, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 10/9/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 3,701 total positive cases of COVID-19. 118 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 3,130 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: October 2, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 10/2/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 3,509 total positive cases of COVID-19. 115 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 2,942 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: September 25, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 9/25/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 3,372 total positive cases of COVID-19. 114 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 2,806 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: September 22, 2020

Wayne County Health Department Announces Free COVID-19 Testing

The Wayne County Health Department will be offering free COVID-19 testing at their office at 301 N Herman St. in Goldsboro every Wednesday and Friday from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m, weather permitting. 

Pre-registration is recommended to ensure an appoin...

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Posted on: September 18, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 9/18/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 3,186 total positive cases of COVID-19. 112 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 2,622 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: September 11, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 9/11/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 3,063 total positive cases of COVID-19. 108 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 2,503 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. ...

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Posted on: September 4, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 9/4/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,957 total positive cases of COVID-19. 109 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 2,396 are cases from out...

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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 8/28/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,823 total positive cases of COVID-19. 107 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 2,264 are cases from outside any ...

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Posted on: August 21, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 8/21/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,690 total positive cases of COVID-19. 108 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 2,129 are cases from out...

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Posted on: August 14, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 8/14/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,541 total positive cases of COVID-19. 103 of these cases have been attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,985 are cases from out...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/31/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,324 total positive cases of COVID-19. 98 of these cases are attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,774 are cases from outside an...

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Posted on: July 31, 2020

United Way of Wayne County to Partner With Wayne County as COVID-19 Community Partner

GOLDSBORO, N.C. --- For 95 years the United Way of Wayne County (UWWC) has worked to help connect resources to the needs of our community. UWWC has been relied upon for support during natural disasters, and most recently, during the COVI...

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Posted on: July 24, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/24/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,217 total positive cases of COVID-19. 93 of these cases are attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,672 are cases from outside any type of...

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Posted on: July 23, 2020

Free Public COVID-19 Testing in Pikeville

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Health Department & WayneUNC Health Care are offering free COVID-19 testing in Pikeville on July 28, 2020 and July 30, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Testing will be offered at Charles B. Aycock High...

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Posted on: July 17, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/17/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,098 total positive cases of COVID-19. 93 of these cases are attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,553 are cases from outside an...

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Posted on: July 15, 2020

Free Public COVID-19 Testing in Grantham

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Health Department & WayneUNC Health Care are offering free COVID-19 testing in Grantham on July 21, 2020 and July 23, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Testing will be offered at Grantham Middle School ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/10/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 1,971 total positive cases of COVID-19. 93 of these cases are attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,426 are cases from outside an...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/2/20

Wayne County, NC – As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 1,847 total positive cases of COVID-19. 88 of these cases are attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,307 are cases from outside an...

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Posted on: July 2, 2020

Additional Free COVID-19 Testing Site Announced

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Health Department & WayneUNC Health Care are offering free COVID-19 testing in Seven Springs on July 7, 2020 and July 9, 2020 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Testing will be offered at Spring Creek Middle ...

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