Vidant Health Update — Jan. 5, 2021 | Beaufort County Now | Vidant continues to receive weekly shipments of both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine as allocated by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. | vidant health, weekly shipments, pfizer, moderna, vaccine, coronavirus, covid-19, january 6, 2020

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

Vidant Health Update — Jan. 5, 2021

Press Release:

    Vaccination efforts ongoing
    Vidant continues to receive weekly shipments of both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccine as allocated by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. As of Jan. 4, more than 4,500 team members and providers have been vaccinated - with some eligible for their second dose this week.

    Enhanced visitor restrictions
    Due to increased community spread and rising numbers in our region, enhanced restrictions were implemented across Vidant Health, effective Monday, Jan. 4 at 5 a.m. For specific information, please visit HERE, which has the most up-to-date information.

    Rising numbers in the East
    As of Monday, Jan. 4, Vidant's system-wide census of hospitalized COVID-19 patients is 218. Additionally, Vidnat's Greenville COVID-19 testing site processed 1,300 collections on Monday, Jan. 4, the most to date. Positivity rates remain high and are currently about 20%. Our community must continue to practice important safety habits: wear a mask, wash hands often and avoid gatherings.


  • Contact: Brian Wudkwych
  •     brian.wudkwych@vidanthealth.com



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You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
Good afternoon, please see the below Thursday, Dec. 31, 2020, COVID-19 update courtesy of Vidant Health.
As Vidant Health continues to respond to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic across North Carolina, we are taking steps to ensure the safety of all.
You are receiving the attached message and email below from Beaufort County's EOC as a method of keeping you informed about our county's response to COVID-19.
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