News Flash

Press Releases

Posted on: March 11, 2020

Update on COVID-19 Preparedness in Wayne County

Wayne County, NC – The Wayne County Health Department, Wayne County Emergency Management, and Wayne County EMS held a meeting with County departments, municipalities, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Wayne UNC Healthcare, and Wayne Community College today for a COVID-19 update and to discuss the County’s plans & procedures for dealing with any impacts. Currently, there are no confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Wayne County.

Emergency Management Coordinator Aaron Stryker, EMS Director David Cuddeback, and Interim Health Director Ken Stern provided the latest guidance from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services as well as steps the County has taken to remain vigilant against the threat of COVID-19. Governor Roy Cooper has issued a State of Emergency for North Carolina to enable faster testing of COVID-19 patients, prevent price gouging, open funding for the state’s response, and temporarily remove restrictions on transportation of supplies across the state.

Symptoms of COVID-19 include fever, cough, and shortness of breath and can be more serious for individuals with a weakened immune system. If you are experiencing these symptoms or are concerned you may have COVID-19, you are urged to call a primary care physician or emergency room and tell them about your recent travel and your symptoms. These health care professionals will determine if a COVID-19 test is required based on each individual circumstance.

For more information, visit the COVID-19 page from the Wayne County Health Department at www.waynegov.com/coronavirus or call the North Carolina Division of Public Health hotline at 1-866-462-3821.

Full Release...
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Press Releases

Weekly COVID-19 Update 11/20/20

Posted on: November 20, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 11/6/20

Posted on: November 6, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 10/30/20

Posted on: October 30, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 10/16/20

Posted on: October 16, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 10/9/20

Posted on: October 9, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 10/2/20

Posted on: October 2, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 9/25/20

Posted on: September 25, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 9/18/20

Posted on: September 18, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 9/11/20

Posted on: September 11, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 9/4/20

Posted on: September 4, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 8/28/20

Posted on: August 28, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 8/21/20

Posted on: August 21, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 8/14/20

Posted on: August 14, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/31/20

Posted on: July 31, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/24/20

Posted on: July 24, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/17/20

Posted on: July 17, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/10/20

Posted on: July 10, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/2/20

Posted on: July 2, 2020

Closings for Independence Day

Posted on: June 29, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 6/26/20

Posted on: June 26, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 6/19/20

Posted on: June 19, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 6/12/20

Posted on: June 12, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 6/5/20

Posted on: June 5, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 5/29/20

Posted on: May 29, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 5/22/20

Posted on: May 22, 2020

Closings for Memorial Day

Posted on: May 21, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 5/15/20

Posted on: May 15, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 5/8/20

Posted on: May 8, 2020

Weekly COVID-19 Update 5/1/20

Posted on: May 1, 2020

Update on Wayne County COVID-19 Cases

Posted on: April 17, 2020

Closings for Good Friday

Posted on: April 9, 2020

Closings for Martin Luther King Day

Posted on: January 10, 2020

Closings for Christmas & New Year’s

Posted on: December 17, 2019

Closings for Thanksgiving

Posted on: November 19, 2019

Closings for Veterans Day

Posted on: November 5, 2019

Closings for Labor Day

Posted on: August 23, 2019

Library Awarded Federal Grant

Posted on: July 30, 2019

Closings for Independence Day 2019

Posted on: June 24, 2019

Closings for Memorial Day

Posted on: May 20, 2019

Wayne County Names New DSS Director

Posted on: April 30, 2019

DSS Director Announces Resignation

Posted on: April 16, 2019

Closings for Good Friday

Posted on: April 12, 2019

Closings for Christmas & New Years

Posted on: December 17, 2018

Closings for Thanksgiving 2018

Posted on: November 16, 2018

Closings for Veterans Day

Posted on: November 6, 2018

Closings for Memorial Day

Posted on: May 15, 2018