8/11/21 BC COVID-19 Update | Beaufort County Now | Please see attached for today’s updated Beaufort County Surveillance Data.

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Press Release:

    Beaufort County's Health Department, EOC staff and our various county partners continue to monitor and respond to COVID-19. Over the past week, our county has experienced an increase in positive cases, averaging 14 new cases per day, a level that was last seen at the end of February. These new cases are attributed to the Delta variant, and involve unvaccinated people and/or people who have not previously contracted COVID-19.

    As a result of this increase in daily cases, our EOC will be publishing an abbreviated daily update of Beaufort County statistics for your situational awareness Monday–Friday. These abbreviated updates will continue until metrics return to levels comparable to those experienced between March and July.

    Our full weekly updates will continue to be published as previously scheduled. (Friday Evenings / Saturday Mornings) This update can also be viewed using the following link: Beaufort County NC COVID Surveillance

    19 new cases were reported in Beaufort County.

    North Carolina Statistics are updated daily Monday–Friday and can be viewed using the following link: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/

    US and World statistics are updated daily and can be viewed using the following link: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/us/


  • Chris Newkirk
  • Deputy Director
  • Beaufort County Emergency Services
  • 1420 Highland Dr
  • Washington, N.C. 27889
  • Office: (252) 940-6511
  • Cell: (252) 378-5352
  • Chris.Newkirk@co.beaufort.nc.us

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Beaufort County Surveillance Data for October 12, 2021
Nearly all 10,000 employees at state-operated healthcare facilities are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and compliant with a mandatory vaccination requirement, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services.
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.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services updated North Carolina county vaccination data from the U.S. Department of Defense, U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, Indian Health Services and Federal Bureau of Prisons to reflect the county of residence for the person vaccinated.
North Carolina received more than $4.9 million federal funds for small rural hospitals in the state to provide COVID-19 testing and mitigation

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COVID-19 Data Collected as of October 1, 2021
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.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the selection of seven organizations to serve as Behavioral Health and Intellectual/Developmental Disability Tailored Plans (Behavioral Health I/DD Tailored Plans).
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.
Vidant Health is a mission-driven organization with a strong, steadfast responsibility to serve and care for all of eastern North Carolina.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced the state has surpassed 1,000 reported cases of hepatitis A associated with a national outbreak that began in April 2017.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services is expanding the COVID-19 Community Health Worker program, bringing it statewide.

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Today, the North Carolina Healthcare Association (NCHA) announced its position approved by the association’s board of trustees supporting COVID-19 vaccination requirements for healthcare workers.
On July 21, 2021, the North Carolina Legislature voted in final approval of Senate Bill 146, sending the legislation to Governor Cooper’s desk to be signed into law.
Please see attached for today’s updated Beaufort County Surveillance Data.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services today announced it has expanded its COVID-19 wastewater surveillance program from 10 to 19 sites to better identify areas where virus is spreading.
As the Coronavirus pandemic, or COVID-19, progresses through mutation and spread throughout the world and, ultimately, the United States, BCN shall endeavor to keep the public informed.

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