Departmental News

COVID-19 Updates

VACCINATIONS

Pamlico County Health Department is currently scheduling appointments for 1st and 2nd dose vaccinations for citizens who fall into the following categories that were created by the government:

-Citizens in Group 1- Healthcare workers and Long-Term Care Staff and Residents

-Citizens in Group 2- All adults 65+ years of age

-Citizens in Group 3- Frontline/Essential Workers (Must work IN-PERSON at their place of employment) Such as: Critical Manufacturing, Education/Childcare, Essential Goods, Food & Agriculture

-Citizens in Group 4- Currently Qualifying portion: Part 1-anyone 16-64 years old with one or more high-risk medical conditions which put them at risk for severe disease should they contract COVID-19. (This Group is split into 2 parts. Part 2 is eligible for the vaccine on April 7th, 2021.)

Click the following links for a breakdown of each Group. Here you can find further explanations of the Group parameters as well as examples of specific types of jobs that qualify:

-Group 1: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/vaccines/find-your-spot-take-your-shot/deeper-dive-group-1

-Group 2: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/vaccines/find-your-spot-take-your-shot/deeper-dive-group-2

-Group 3:  https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/vaccines/find-your-spot-take-your-shot/deeper-dive-group-3

-Group 4- Part 1: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/vaccines/find-your-spot-take-your-shot/deeper-dive-group-4

-Group 4- Part 2: https://covid19.ncdhhs.gov/vaccines/find-your-spot-take-your-shot/deeper-dive-group-4#essential-workers-not-yet-vaccinated

If you -or someone you know- qualifies to receive their COVID-19 Vaccine--

Please call our office at: (252) 745-5111 to have the appointment scheduled right away!

 

TESTING & CONTACT TRACING

PCHD is still conducting Contact Tracing and Testing for the COVID-19 Virus. If you feel that you need to be tested, call our office and we will assist you right away.

 

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Board Meeting Updates

Advisory Board Meetings are scheduled for the 1st Tuesday of every other month ("Even" Months-- Feb, April, June, etc.) Special sessions are called if needed to discuss urgent matters.

All Advisory Board meetings currently take place online via ZOOM at 5:30 pm.

Advanced registration is required to attend. Invitations are sent out in advance, by the Health Director. 

(After registering, a confirmation email will be issued which contains the information needed to join the meeting.)

**Please refer any questions that you may have regarding the log-in process to: stormy.meadows@pamlicocounty.org 

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Additional Health Information

Norovirus Information Release
Ebola Public Information Line : 1-800-222-1222