Tag: COVID-19

CCPHD offering N95 mask distribution at Northwood & Silk Hope drive-thru sites on Saturday morning

Pittsboro, NC – The Chatham County Public Health Department will operate two drive-thru sites to distribute N95 respirator masks to the general public from 10 AM to noon tomorrow, Saturday, February 5th, while supplies last. Additionally, the three branches of…

CCPHD introduces new COVID-19 information tool

Pittsboro, NC – If Chatham County residents have recently been exposed to COVID-19 or are experiencing symptoms, there are many testing sites across the county where they can be tested. A full Chatham-specific list can be found here. “More than…

I want to rant, but will try to be rational

By Kevin Roche Updated with one important point–the same person could easily repeatedly be a “case” under our current testing approach. I should retitle my research summary series “coldmonomania” lives forever.  I try not to get wound up.  A couple…

New North Carolina laws for a new year

By Theresa Opeka Raleigh, NC – A new year ushers in new laws in North Carolina. Here are the laws that took effect on January 1. Senate Bill 473, Enhance Local Government Transparency, bans public officials from gaining financially from…