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County improves from hot zone to 'significant'

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Henderson County improved from the red zone to yellow in the latest county alert system released Thursday by the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services.   Read Story »

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Contact with friends, relatives outside household driving Covid surge, Health Dept. says

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Henderson County has seen a surge in coronavirus cases in recent weeks, climbing to 93 cases a day per 100,000 population and a positive test rate of 16.2 percent.    Read Story »

Tags: coronavirus | covid testing | covid-19 contact tracing | Covid-19 vaccination | coronavirus church

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'We are in danger,' Cooper warns as he tightens mask order

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Gov. Roy Cooper issued additional measures to tighten mask requirements and enforcement as Covid-19 cases continue to rise rapidly in North Carolina and across the country. Executive Order No. 180 is effective at 5 p.m. Wednesday and runs through Friday, Dec. 11.   Read Story »

Tags: pandemic | coronavirus Cooper | covid testing | COVID-19 facemasks

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Covid-19 cases remain steady in county while climbing statewide

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Henderson County continues to see a steady number of positive number of positive tests of Covid-19 each day, although the numbers do not signify a surge in cases.   Read Story »

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Health Department offers free Covid-19 testing Saturday

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The Henderson County Health Department will host a walk-in COVID-19 testing site for the public from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Health Department, 1200 Spartanburg Highway, Suite 100.   Read Story »

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County to hold free drive-thru covid test Saturday

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The Henderson County Health Department will hold a covid-19 drive-thru testing site for the public on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Health Department, 1200 Spartanburg Highway, Suite 100.   Read Story »

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County to hold free drive-thru covid test Saturday

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The Henderson County Health Department will hold a covid-19 drive-thru testing site for the public on Saturday, Aug. 15, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Health Department, 1200 Spartanburg Highway, Suite 100.   Read Story »

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County shifts covid test to Saturday to serve workers

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The Henderson County Health Department is shifting its covid-19 testing day from Tuesday to Saturday next week in order to reach more working people. The next test open to the public is Saturday, Aug. 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at East Henderson High School, 150 Eagle Pride Drive, East Flat Rock. The testing site is at the school gym, at 85 Stadium Way.   Read Story »

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Health Department offers covid testing July 21

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The Henderson County Health Department will offer another COVID-19 testing site for the public on Tuesday, July 21, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at East Henderson High School, 150 Eagle Pride Drive, East Flat Rock. The testing site is  at 85 Stadium Way in the gymnasium.   Read Story »

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Contact tracers on front lines of fight to prevent covid spread

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Boxes of Cheez-Its, bags of peanuts and packages of Oreos and Kind bars sit on tables in the data room and the hot line room at the Department of Public Health, a cheerfully colorful exhibit of junk food marketing that belies the serious soldiering in the war against the coronavirus.   Read Story »

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As testing ramps up, county sees cases rise

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Amid a sharp increase in testing available to the public, Henderson County is seeing a steady increase in coronavirus cases, Friday's figures showed.   Read Story »

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Health Department adds third day of covid testing

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The partnership of Henderson County Health Department and Blue Ridge Health has added a third day of covid-19 testing site for the public on Tuesday, June 2, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.   Read Story »

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Covid test site opens

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A covid test site available was moderately busy Tuesday as it offered the test not only for high-risk people but the general public.   Read Story »

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County health department offers covid-19 test on Tuesday

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The Henderson County Health Department has partnered with Blue Ridge Health to offer a covid-19 testing site for the public on Tuesday, May 26, from noon to 4 p.m. at East Henderson High School, 150 Eagle Pride Drive, East Flat Rock.   Read Story »

Tags: COVID-19 | covid testing