122020May

Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

Alamance County Health Department has identified an outbreak at the skilled nursing facility Peak Resources in Graham. Currently, two cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed at the facility. Both confirmed cases are among the staff. There have been no cases identified in residents at this time. NC DHHS defines an outbreak as two confirmed cases… Alamance County Health Department Identifies Outbreak at Skilled Nursing Facility

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72020May

First Rabies Case of 2020 Confirmed in Alamance County

On May 5, the North Carolina State Laboratory of Public Health in Raleigh confirmed Alamance County’s first case of rabies for the year. On May 2, Burlington Animal Services was notified that a raccoon and a dog were in an altercation on Center Street in Burlington; however, the dog lives on Chandler Court in Burlington.… First Rabies Case of 2020 Confirmed in Alamance County

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12020May

COVID-19 Outbreak at a Long Term Care Facility

Alamance County Health Department has identified an outbreak at the skilled nursing facility White Oak Manor. The Alamance County Health Department collected 120 specimen from residents at the facility earlier in the week. Of those collected by the health department, 12 were positive results. In addition, two (2) employees have been confirmed as cases and… COVID-19 Outbreak at a Long Term Care Facility

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302020Apr

Media Advisory: Alamance County Health Department Conducting Targeted COVID-19 Collection Event

On May 1, Alamance County Health Department is partnering with Elon University to conduct a COVID-19 collection event for Long-Term Care Facility (LTCF) staff, per current guidance from the NC Department of Health and Human Services, as LTCFs are a high-risk, high-priority group. This event will take place in the Schar Center parking lot at… Media Advisory: Alamance County Health Department Conducting Targeted COVID-19 Collection Event

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232020Apr

Alamance County Notified of First COVID-19 Related Death

Alamance County Health Department received notification of the county’s first death associated with COVID-19. The individual was greater than 65 years old with underlying conditions and receiving care at a hospital. To protect the privacy of the individual and their family, no further information about the individual will be released. “We are deeply saddened by… Alamance County Notified of First COVID-19 Related Death

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162020Apr

Alamance County COVID-19 Case Count Update- April 16, 2020

As of April 16, Alamance County has received notification of 45 confirmed cases of COVID-19. Twenty-seven (27) of those confirmed cases have been released from isolation and 18 cases remain active. Of the remaining active cases, three (3) are receiving care at a hospital. You continue to be the most important partner we have in… Alamance County COVID-19 Case Count Update- April 16, 2020

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142020Apr

Update on Alamance County COVID-19 Case Count

The NC DHHS COVID-19 case count map continues to show an unusually high increase in COVID-19 cases for Alamance County on April 14. This increase is due to several large batches of LabCorp test results from a federal contract with no addresses listed. Because LabCorp is headquartered in Alamance County, when they have positive communicable… Update on Alamance County COVID-19 Case Count

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212020Mar

Alamance County Identifies Second Case of COVID-19

On March 21, Alamance County Health Department received notification of their second positive case of COVID-19. The affected individual has been in isolation while tests were pending and will remain in isolation for the duration of illness. The individual is doing well and complying with all control measures set forth by the Health Director. The… Alamance County Identifies Second Case of COVID-19

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202020Mar

State of Emergency Declared for Alamance County

Amy Scott Galey, Chair of the Alamance Board of Commissioners, declared a local ‘State of Emergency’ for Alamance County effective Friday, March 20, 2020, at 10am. A state of emergency allows the County to coordinate, provide, and request additional emergency supplies and receive mutual aid from the state and federal government. “With our first confirmed… State of Emergency Declared for Alamance County

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202020Mar

UPDATED- Alamance County Identifies First Case of COVID-19

On March 20, Alamance County Health Department received notification of their first positive case of COVID-19. The affected individual is currently in isolation at home and is doing well. The individual has no known travel risk and no known contact to a previous case. To protect the individual’s privacy, no further information about them will… UPDATED- Alamance County Identifies First Case of COVID-19

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