Vidant Health Update — Jan. 5, 2021 | Eastern North Carolina 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.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
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

Go Back


Leave a Guest Comment

Your Name or Alias
Your Email Address ( your email address will not be published)
Enter Your Comment ( no code or urls allowed, text only please )




Food and Nutrition Services Recipients To Receive a Temporary 15% Increase in Benefits Vidant Health, Living, Health and Fitness COVID-19 Situation Update: January 5


HbAD0

Latest Health and Fitness

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is working with the U.S. Department of Agriculture to help prevent the spread of rabies. Starting next week, Wildlife Services will be distributing oral rabies vaccine for wild raccoons in Western North Carolina.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Sept. 20, 6-7 p.m., to discuss updated COVID-19 boosters, testing and treatments, as well as the flu and monkeypox vaccines.
Public health officials from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services are encouraging residents and visitors to take precautions to prevent mosquito-borne illness following recent cases of West Nile virus in several parts of the state.
North Carolina honored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation & the National Academy for State Health Policy with 2022 Medicaid Innovation Award
Suicide is among the top five leading causes of death for people ages 10 to 65 in North Carolina.
Grant support to boost compensation for North Carolina’s early care and learning teachers and staff will continue through December 2023, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services announced today.
Remember when the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) quietly changed its definitions of “vaccine” and “vaccination” to conform with outcomes from the Covid-19 mRNA vaccines under Emergency Use Authorization?
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is warning families and caregivers not to purchase Mother’s Touch Formula or give it to infants under their care.
In response to rising mental health needs, another resource is available to behavioral health patients at emergency departments across the state.

HbAD1

With evolving case trends and increasing supply, the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding eligibility for the monkeypox vaccine.
Updated boosters are becoming available in North Carolina, following the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) announcement this week that people 12 and older can receive an updated booster
Wednesday, the FDA authorized both the Moderna and Pfizer-BioNTech bivalent COVID-19 booster dose, which protects against the original as well as the Omicron strain.
The Beaufort County Public Health Department plans to begin spraying for mosquitoes this week as conditions warrant
Health equity, education and economic stability for all North Carolinians are key strategies in the 2022 North Carolina State Health Improvement Plan (NC SHIP), which the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released today.
Today, new interactive online dashboards show how North Carolina’s children from birth to age 5 receive services like child care, food benefits and protective services, providing insight into program successes and elevating continued needs.
Albemarle Eye Center is preparing for Operation Sight, which will take place during National Sight Week, from October 9th through October 15th.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services will host a live fireside chat and tele-town hall on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 6–7 p.m., to discuss COVID-19 vaccines for everyone ages 6 months and older, boosters, testing and treatment.

HbAD2

Providers can continue treating uninsured patients with the monoclonal antibody bebtelovimab after the product went on the commercial market last week because of a plan implemented by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
Public comment is being sought on North Carolina’s proposed Low-Income Energy Assistance Program waiver, which will allow an increase in allotted funds available for the Weatherization Assistance Program and Heating and Air Repair and Replacement Program from 15% up to 25%
ECU Health hospitals have received several American Heart Association/American Stroke Association Get With The Guidelines® achievement awards for their work in treating stroke, diabetes, cardiac arrest, heart attack, and heart failure.
Thanks to a pilot program from the White House and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to offer additional vaccines to states hosting large LGBTQI+ events, Mecklenburg County Public Health will be distributing monkeypox vaccines at Charlotte Pride events this weekend.
The Community Oral Health Transformation Initiative in North Carolina will test a value-based model of care and set the stage for long-term policy reform
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is seeking public comment on the proposed Social Services Block Grant Plan, which outlines how $77.1 million in federal Social Services Block Grant funds will be spent in North Carolina for the 2022-2023 state fiscal year.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services kicks off the Know Before You Go campaign today, a statewide initiative reminding North Carolinians to stay up to date on COVID-19 vaccines and boosters
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today released a report of the state’s monkeypox data, including how many vaccines have been administered across the state since July.

HbAD3

 
Back to Top