Category: Public Health

April 07, 2020

Common Coronavirus Questions

Jennifer McCracken, Catawba County Public Health Director addresses some common questions the community is asking regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)...

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April 03, 2020

First COVID-19 Death in County

Catawba County Public Health is reporting the first COVID-19 associated death in Catawba County...

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April 02, 2020

County COVID-19 Case Update

As of this morning, no new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Catawba County. The county’s current total case count remains at 16...

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March 27, 2020

1 New COVID-19 Case in County

One new case of COVID-19 has been identified in Catawba County, bringing the county’s current total case count to 10...

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March 26, 2020

5 New COVID-19 Cases in County

Five new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Catawba County, bringing the county's current total of cases to nine. Catawba County Public Health received the...

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March 23, 2020

3 New COVID-19 Cases in County

Three new cases of COVID-19 have been identified in Catawba County, bringing the county’s current total of cases to four. Catawba County Public Health received the positive...

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March 20, 2020

Positive COVID-19 Announced

A person living in Catawba County has tested positive for novel coronavirus (COCID-19)....

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November 01, 2019

Flu shots available

Seasonal influenza is an illness that can cause serious health complications, including death. The best defense against the flu is vaccination....

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October 15, 2019

McCracken Named Interim

Catawba County Public Health Assistant Director Jennifer McCracken was named Interim Director by the Catawba County Board of Health October 14. McCracken will begin serving...

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September 23, 2019

Lay Breast Health Advisor

The Lay Breast Health Advisor can speak to individuals and groups about breast cancer screening options and link women to care....

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September 17, 2019

Online nutrition education

Online nutrition education is adding convenience for WIC participants through the new WIChealth.org....

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September 12, 2019

Urland to Depart Public Health

Catawba County Health Director Doug Urland has been named Director of the North Carolina Institute for Public Health at UNC Chapel Hill’s...

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August 14, 2019

5 Things to Know about the CHA

The Community Health Assessment (CHA) rolls around every three years and is currently underway. Here's what you need to know......

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May 24, 2019

Farmers Market returns

The Public Health Farmers Market is a convenient way for the public to access healthy fruits and vegetables at an all-local market....

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May 23, 2019

Hot weather poses risks

With high temperatures and high humidity, there are increased weather-related health risks....

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