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Posted on: August 12, 2020

Burke County Press Release 8/12/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

August 12, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Two More Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public He...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: August 12, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 8/12/2020

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August 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1795 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown o...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: August 11, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 8/11/2020

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August 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1789 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown o...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: August 10, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 8/10/2020

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August 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1774 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown o...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: August 8, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 8/8/2020

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August 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1750 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: August 7, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 8/7/2020

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August 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1738 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: August 6, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 8/6/2020

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August 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1722 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: August 5, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 8/5/2020

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August 5, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1698 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: August 4, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 8/4/2020

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August 4, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1680 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: August 3, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 8/3/2020

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August 3, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1672 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Burke County Press Release 7/30/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 30, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Twenty-eighth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 30, 2020

Burke County Press Release 7/30/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 30, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Twenty-seventh Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 29, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/29/2020

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July 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1557 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Burke County Press Release 7/28/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 28, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Twenty-sixth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public H...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 28, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/28/2020

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July 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1535 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 27, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/27/2020

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July 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1524 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 25, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/25/2020

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July 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1478 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 24, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/24/2020

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July 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1452 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 23, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/23/2020

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July 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1438 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 22, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/22/2020

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July 22, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1410 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Burke County Press Release 7/21/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 21, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Twenty-fifth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public H...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 21, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/21/2020

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July 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1368 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 20, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/20/2020

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July 20, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1327 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 18, 2020

Burke County Press Release 7/18/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 18, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Twenty-fourth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 18, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/18/2020

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July 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1311 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 17, 2020

Burke County Press Release 7/17/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 17, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Twenty-third Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public H...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Burke County Press Release 7/16/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 16, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Twenty-second Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 16, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/16/2020

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July 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1288 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 15, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/15/2020

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July 15, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1280 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 14, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/14/2020

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July 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1248 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 13, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/13/2020

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July 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1232 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 12, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/12/2020

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July 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1210 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 11, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/11/2020

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July 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1199 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 10, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/10/2020

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July 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1180 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/9/2020

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July 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1133 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of t...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 9, 2020

Burke County Press Release 7/9/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

July 9, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Twenty-first Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public He...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 8, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/8/2020

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July 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1116 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of t...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 7, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/7/2020

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July 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1101 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of t...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 6, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/6/2020

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July 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1093 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of t...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 3, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/3/2020

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July 3, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1076 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of t...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: July 1, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 7/1/2020

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July 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1048 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of t...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 30, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/30/2020

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June 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1026 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 29, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/29/2020

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June 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 1016 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 27, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/27/2020

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June 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 997 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of t...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Burke County Press Release 6/26/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 26, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Twentieth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Heal...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 26, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/26/2020

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June 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 976 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of t...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Burke County Press Release 6/25/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 25, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Governor Cooper’s Safer At Home Phase 2 Extended

Yesterday Governo...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 25, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/25/2020

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June 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 962 positive cases. These are cumulative cases for the county. If you want to see a breakdown of t...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 24, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/24/2020

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June 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 948 positive cases

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 23, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/23/2020

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June 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

•Burke County is currently at 932 positive cases.

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 22, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/22/2020

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June 22, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is holding at 894 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 20, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/20/2020

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June 20, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is holding at 873 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/19/2020

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June 19, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is holding at 862 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 18, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/18/2020

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June 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is holding at 853 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/17/2020

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June 17, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is holding at 842 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 17, 2020

Burke County Press Release 6/17/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 17, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Nineteenth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Hea...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 16, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/16/2020

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June 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is holding at 834 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 15, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/15/2020

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June 15, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is holding at 816 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 14, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/14/2020

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June 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is holding at 802 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 13, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/13/2020

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June 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 802 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All p...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/12/2020

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June 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 786 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All p...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 11, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/11/2020

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June 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 763 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All p...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 10, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/10/2020

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June 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 737 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All p...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 8, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/8/2020

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June 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 684 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 9, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/9/2020

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June 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 710 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 7, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/7/2020

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June 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 548 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 6, 2020

Burke County Press Release 6/6/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 6, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Eighteenth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Heal...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 6, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/6/2020

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June 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 537 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Burke County Press Release 6/5/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 5, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Seventeenth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Hea...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/5/2020

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June 5, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 532 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 4, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/4/2020

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June 4, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 514 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 3, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/3/2020

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June 3, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 497 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/2/2020

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June 2, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 464 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: June 2, 2020

Burke County Press Release 6/2/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 1, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Cindy Biddix, Psalms/Solid Rock Family Medicine

Community COVID-19 Antibody and COVID-19 Testing

Morganton, NC–Fr...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 6/1/2020

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June 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 451 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Posted on: June 1, 2020

Burke County Press Release 6/1/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

June 1, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Sixteenth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Healt...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 30, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/30/2020

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May 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 409 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 29, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/29/2020

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May 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 386 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/28/2020

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May 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 371 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 28, 2020

Burke County Press Release 5/28/2020

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May 28, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Director of Emergency Management

Eastern Burke County Drive Thru COVID-19 Testing

Morganton, NC– Wednesday, June 3, the Burke Coun...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 27, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/27/2020

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May 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 341 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Posted on: May 26, 2020

Burke County Press Release 5/26/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 26, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Cindy Biddix, Psalms/Solid Rock Family Medicine

Community COVID-19 Antibody and COVID-19 Testing

Morganton, NC–Fr...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 26, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/26/2020

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May 26, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 327 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 25, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/25/2020

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May 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 320 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 23, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/23/2020

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May 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 270 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Burke County Press Release 5/22/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 22, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Fifteenth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Healt...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 22, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/22/2020

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May 22, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 259 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 21, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/21/2020

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May 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 251 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Posted on: May 20, 2020

Burke County Press Release 5/20/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 20, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Cindy Biddix, Psalms/Solid Rock Family Medicine

Antibody and COVID-19 Testing Location Change

Morganton, NC – Due...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 20, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/20/2020

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May 20, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 218 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Posted on: May 19, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/19/2020

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May 19, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 211 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 18, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/18/2020

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May 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 203 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 15, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/15/2020

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May 15, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 188 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 14, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/14/2020

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May 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 175 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/13/2020

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May 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 162 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 13, 2020

Burke County Press Release 5/13/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 13, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Fourteenth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Heal...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 12, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/12/2020

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May 12, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 148 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/11/2020

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May 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 145 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All po...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 11, 2020

Burke County Press Release 5/11/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 11, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Two More Deaths

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Healt...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/8/2020

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May 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 128 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 7, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/7/2020

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May 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 126 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Burke County Press Release 5/6/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 6, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Eleventh Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Health ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 6, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/6/2020

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May 6, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 119 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/5/2020

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May 5, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 114 positive cases. The cases consist of traveling, congregate living, and community spread. All pos...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 5, 2020

Burke County Press Release 5/4/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 4, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Tenth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Health was...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 2, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/2/2020

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May 2, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 108 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 2, 2020

Burke County Press Release 5/1/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

May 1, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Ninth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Health is ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: May 1, 2020

Amendment of COVID-19 State of Emergency Declaration Concerning Certain Short-term Rental Facilities

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Amendment of COVID-19 State of Emergency Declaration

Concerning Certain Short-term Rental Facilities

Declared this 1st day of May 2020.

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Posted on: May 1, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 5/1/2020

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May 1, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 106 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Burke County Press Release 4/30/2020

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April 30, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Public Information Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Community Resources Needed During COVID-19

The Burke County Emergency Operations Center has a community resource coordinator who has been invol...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 30, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/30/2020

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April 30, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 104 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 29, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/29/2020

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April 29, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 99 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 28, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/28/2020

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April 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 97 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 27, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/27/2020

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April 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 90 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 25, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/25/2020

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April 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 88 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 24, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/24/2020

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April 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 87 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 23, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/23/2020

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April 23, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently holding at 83 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 22, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/22/2020

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April 22, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 83 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 21, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/21/2020

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April 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 78 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 20, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/20/2020

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April 20, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 76 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Burke County Press Release Sixth Death 4/19/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 19, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Sixth Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Public Health ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 19, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/19/2020

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April 19, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 71 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 18, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/18/2020

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April 18, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 68 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/17/2020

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April 17, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 66 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 16, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/16/2020

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April 16, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 64 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 15, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/15/2020

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April 15, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is currently at 63 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/14/2020

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April 14, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is holding at 60 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 14, 2020

Burke County Press Release 4/14/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 14, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Fourth Death

Morganton, NC: Public Health was notified...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 13, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/13/2020

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April 13, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is reporting 60 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 11, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/11/2020

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April 11, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is reporting 57 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 10, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/10/2020

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April 10, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is reporting 54 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 9, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/9/2020

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April 9, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is reporting 42 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are i...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/8/2020

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April 8, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is reporting 34 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are i...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 8, 2020

Burke County Press Release 4/7/2020 Second Death Report

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 7, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Reports Second Death

Morganton, NC: Public Health was notified ...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 7, 2020

Burke County Media Briefing 4/7/2020

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April 7, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County is reporting 29 positive cases. The cases consist of both traveling and community spread. All positive cases are i...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 7, 2020

NCDHHS To Provide Financial Support to Essential Workers and Child Care Providers

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The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) is providing financial assistance to help essential workers afford child care and bonuses to child care teachers and staff who provide care during the COVID-19 crisis.

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Posted on: April 7, 2020

Burke County Press Release 4/6/2020

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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 6, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Confirms Twenty-eight Cases of COVID-19

Morganton, NC: The Bur...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Burke County Public Service Announcement

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Public Service message from Johnnie W. Carswell (Chair), Scott Mulwee (Vice Chair) and Lisa Moore (Public Health Educator II).

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Burke County Press Release 4/6/2020

COVID19

April 6, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health DirectorLisa Moore, Burke County Public Information OfficerMichael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Confirms Twenty-eight Cases of COVID-19

Morganton, NC: The Burke County Health Director was noti...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

COVID-19 Triage Plus: Patient Information and Support Line

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COVID-19 Triage Plus

Patient Information and Support Line

1-877-490-6642

7:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Seven days a week

The COVID-19 pandemic is putting a tremendous strain on you, the people on the front-line in efforts to control the pandemic. Community Care of N...

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Posted on: April 6, 2020

Burke County Press Release 4/5/2020

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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 5, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Confirms Twenty-three Cases of COVID-19

Morganton, NC: The Bur...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 6, 2020

Burke County News Release 4/4/20 First COVID-19 Related Death

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 4, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Sadly Reports First Death

Morganton, NC: Burke County Unified C...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 3, 2020

Burke County Press Release 4/3/2020

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PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 3, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Confirms Thirteen Cases of COVID-19

Morganton, NC: The Burke C...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 2, 2020

Burke County Press Release 4/2/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 2, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Confirms Nine Cases of COVID-19

Morganton, NC: The Burke County...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Burke County Press Release 4/1/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

April 1, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Confirms Eight Cases of COVID-19

Morganton, NC: The Burke Count...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: April 1, 2020

Burke County Press Release 3/31/20

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

March 31, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Confirms Six Cases of COVID-19

Morganton, NC: The Burke County...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 31, 2020

Newest State Guidance and Control Measures

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Per the newest State guidance for March 29:

  • North Carolina now has widespread community spread of COVID-19 therefore they are moving to a different phase of response efforts and is further increasing the population-based community reduction strategies.
  • The ...
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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Burke County Press Release 3/30/2020

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

March 30, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County Confirms Five Cases of COVID-19

Morganton, NC: The Burke Count...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing 3/28/20

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March 28, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• Burke County has tested approximately 83 individuals through the state lab and Carolinas Healthcare System Blue Ridge with con...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing 3/27/20

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March 27, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• The health department has tested approximately 78 individuals with continual daily testing as testing materials are available

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing 3/26/20

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March 26, 2020

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

 

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

  • The health department has tested approximately 78 individuals with continual daily testing as testing mater...
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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 30, 2020

Burke County State of Emergency Proclamation 3.27.2020

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Whereas, COVID-19 is a serious communicable disease that can result in serious illness or death and is a new strain of coronavirus previously unidentified in humans which can spread from person to person

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Posted on: March 27, 2020

FAQ For North Carolina's Stay At Home Order

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Frequently Asked Questions for North Carolina’s Stay At Home Order

March 27, 2020

On Friday, March 27, 2020 Governor Roy Cooper signed Executive Order 121, ordering North Carolinians to remain in their homes except for performing essential work a...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Burke County Cares Facebook Group

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Burke County Cares is a Facebook group that has been organized to offer non-emergency assistance during the COVID-19 situation. If you or someone you know needs help, please contact this group.

From the description page of the group: "This group has b...

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Burke County Cares Facebook Group Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Burke County YouTube Videos

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https://youtu.be/blDZjtwEB1Y (Signs and Symptoms of COVID-19)

https://youtu.be/ALcYqPCfW1g (Prevention)

https://youtu.be/gxkRo0nZwW0 (Social Distancing Out In Public)

https://youtu.be/Qqw-RfZaT8I (NC 211 and Community Resources)

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Informational Media

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Please view the videos listed for important COVID-19 tips and info.

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Burke COVID-19 YouTube Media Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 26, 2020

Updated Guidance From The State and CDC

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People with Mild Symptoms Should Stay Home

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For people who think they might have COVID-19 and have mild symptoms, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends they stay home and call their doctor for medical advice. Most ...

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Posted on: March 26, 2020

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing 3/25/20

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March 25, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• The health department has tested approximately 73individuals with continual daily testing as testing materials are available

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing 3/24/20

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March 24, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• To date, there are no positive cases in Burke County

• The health department has tested approximately 66 individuals w...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 25, 2020

Press Briefing Scheduled for 1 PM

COVID19

Today we are having an in-person press briefing at 1 PM. Please feel free to view the live stream on our YouTube Channel.

Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Burke County's First Positive COVID-19 Case Press Release

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NEWS RELEASE

For Immediate Release

March 24, 2020

Rebecca McLeod, Public Health Director

Lisa Moore, Burke County Public Information Officer

Michael Willis, Emergency Management Director

Burke County’s First Positive COVID-19 Case

Morganton, NC: At 6pm...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

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March 23, 2020

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

 

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

  • To date, there are no positive cases in Burke County 
  • The health department has tested approximatel...
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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

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March 21, 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: COVID-19 Burke County Media Briefing

Burke County’s Response to COVID-19

• To date, there are no positive cases in Burke County

• The health department has tested approximately 47 individuals w...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 24, 2020

Updated High-Risk Category for COVID-19

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As of Monday, March 23rd, the CDC has updated the high-risk category for COVID-19 to include:

-Those age 65 (+)

-Those living in long-term care facilities/ nursing homes

-Those with chronic conditions like lung disease, diabetes, asthma, heart disease, etc.

-...

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Coronavirus Updates
Posted on: March 16, 2020

Guidance for Gatherings of more than 100 people

Interim Guidance for Organizations that Gather Up to 100 People Together

Gatherings of up to 100 people can pose a risk of COVID-19 transmission. Organizations that gather up to 100 people, including but not limited to conferences, sporting events, faith-b...

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Coronavirus Updates