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Coronavirus Updates

Posted on: April 16, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Burke County Media Briefing 4/16/2021



April 16, 2021 Public Information Line: 828-764-9150

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing Website:

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 9898 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of the cases, please go visit the webpage

• Para español llame al 764-9150 y presione el número dos. Si nadie contesta deje un corto mensaje con su nombre y numero de teléfono.

We are encouraging anyone 16 and over to take the COVID vaccine to help reduce the spread of the COVID virus within our community as we move forward.

All adults 16 and older are eligible for the COVID vaccinations. Burke County is offering a community clinic with lots of appointment slots still available. The clinic will be on Saturday, April 17. If you would like to make an appointment you can call 828-358-4454 or schedule online at

Even though you receive the COVID-19 vaccine, you will still need to practice the 3 W’s prevention for a while until more people receive the vaccine.

To find out more information about the State’s COVID-19 vaccination schedule please visit the Burke County COVID-19 webpage at


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