Yearly Archives: 2020

Pamlico County Identifies Third Case of COVID-19

Pamlico County, NC- On April 3rd,2020 at 10:00 hours the Pamlico County Health Department received confirmation of a positive test results regarding a citizen who was tested for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) on March 31, 2020.The individual tested has been in isolation since the test date. Pamlico County Health Department and the Pamlico County COVID-19 Task Force are working at this time to conduct contact tracing under State Protocols to make sure anyone who came into close contact with this individual is quarantined/isolated. “Close Contact” is defined as anyone who wa…

WORLD WIDE DEATHS = 51,485 WORLD WIDE RECOVERIES = 208,949

Pamlico County COVID-19 Case Update

April 3rd, 2020 09:30 Hours  The one (1) confirmed COVID-19 Case currently in Pamlico County has been determined to be travel related contraction and contact tracing by Pamlico County Health Department has produced no further positive test results. We encourage all citizens not only locally but state and nationwide to assist with flattening the COVID- 19 positive curve by practicing social distancing,personal hygiene, virtual means and methods of communications, and continue to follow recommendations and guidelines from Official Local, State and National Sources. Chris Murray,…

FIRST CASE EMERGES FROM ISOLATION

Of the two (2) confirmed COVID–19 Cases in Pamlico County, the first positive case has recovered and is off isolation measures. The necessary isolation requirements are being free of COVID–19 symptoms and fever without fever reducing medications for a minimum of 72 consecutive hours. The recovered patient is now able to continue with daily functions . This positive case of COVID –19 was travel related and contact tracing by Pamlico County Health Department has produced no further positive test results . We encourage all citizens not only locally but state and nationw…

Pamlico County Identifies Second Case of COVID-19

Pamlico County, NC- On April 2″d, 2020 at 09:30 hours the Pamlico County Health Department received confirmation of a positive test results regarding a citizen who was tested for Novel Coronavirus (COVID- 19).The individual tested has been in isolation since the test date. Pamlico County Health Department and the Pamlico County COVID-19 Task Force are work ing at this time to conduct contact tracing under State Protocols to make sure anyone who came into close contact with this individual is quarantined/isolated.”Close Contact” is defined as anyone who was within s…

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

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 and essential activities such as taking care of others, obtaining necessary supplies, and for health and safety purposes. This Stay at Home Order will help slow the spread of COVID-19 and prevent the medical system from being overwhelmed by keeping individuals from being exposed to the virus and keeping those who have the virus from spreading it to others. Below are frequently asked questions and answers. In addition, individu…

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS IN ORIENTAL

There are additional questions that need to be clarified concerning Amendment #1 to the State of Emergency issued by the Town of Oriental March 30, 2020. Q: What is a nonresident non-property owner? A: A nonresident nonproperty owner is a visitor that comes to stay in the Town of Oriental for recreational purposes for less than 30 days, who does not own property here (visiting, vacationing) Q: What is a nonresident property owner? A: A nonresident property owner lives permanently elsewhere, but owns a second home or boat here. Those people may come visit their second home, but need to bring eno…

Non-resident property owners who arrive, must self-isolate for 14 days, says Oriental

AMENDMENT #1 to DECLARATION OF STATE OF EMERGENCY FOR THE TOWN OF ORIENTAL March 30, 2020 The undersigned hereby amends the State of Emergency Declaration by adding Sections 6-12. WHEREAS, Mayor Belangia issued a State of Emergency at 3:45PM on March 17, 2020; and WHEREAS, declaring a State of Emergency and imposing the control measures contained herein is necessary to maintain order and to protect public health, safety, and welfare; and NOW, THEREFORE, pursuant to authority vested in me as the Mayor of the Town of Oriental under Article 1A of Chapter 166A of the North Carolina General Statu…

Message from Pamlico County

Pamlico County Government Offices Will Close to Public Due to continued threat of Coronavirus (COVID-19), all Pamlico County Government offices will close to the public except by appointment effective Monday, March 30, 2020 at noon (12:00 p.m.) and will remain closed until April 30, 2020. County officials will evaluate conditions continually and revisit the issue if necessary. While Pamlico County Government offices will close to the public, Pamlico County employees will continue to work to ensure the continuity of the essential services Pamlico County provides for citizens. Pamli…

Pamlico County Identifies First Case of COVID-19

PAMLICO COUNTY EMERGENCY SERVICES Pamlico County COVID-19 Media Release # 4 Pamlico County Identifies First Case of COVID-19 *FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE* \ Pamlico County, NC- On March 291 2020 at 16:30 hours the Pamlico County Health Department received confirmation of a positive test results regarding a citizen who was tested for Novel Coro naviru s (COVID-19) on March 23rd, 2020. The individual tested has been in isolation since the test date. Pamlico County Health Department and the Pamlico County COVID-19 Task Force are working at this time to conduct contact tracing under State Protoco…

‘TV DINNERS’ echoes gentler, quiet times

Author dishes up plenty of nostalgia By Nick Thomas | Tinseltown Talks Hollywood historian and author Laurie Jacobson admits her new book, TV DINNERS – Classic TV Kid Stars Dish Up Favorite Recipes with a Side of Memories, was just plain fun to research and write. “It was also very personal because I knew most of the people featured,” said Jacobson from her home in Northern California. The 232-page book features biographies, interviews, and favorite recipes of beloved TV child actors from the 50s, 60s, and 70s including Jerry Mathers (Beaver, in “Leave it to Beaver”), Butch Patrick (Eddie in “…

Man arrested after firing into occupied car at Western Park

CARTERET COUNTY, NC – Carteret County deputies arrested a 24- year-old man that shot into an occupied vehicle at Western Park in Cedar Point early Friday evening. Deputies arrested Anthony Andrew Luna of Wilson, NC for breaking and entering a building and discharging a weapon into an occupied vehicle. The shooting was reported at 5:29 pm Friday at Western Park Community Center located at 275 Old NC-58, Cedar Point, NC. Witnesses reported seeing a man firing a handgun numerous times as he was walking out of the Community Center located on the park property. Two of the rounds fired by Luna struck…
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