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Substance Abuse Help Available To Wayne County Residents

Substance Abuse Help Available To Wayne County Residents

The Wayne County Health Department is reminding the public that Narcan is available free of charge to all Wayne County residents. With the support from local partners, Wayne County is able to sustain efforts in addressing one of the most urgent public health threats throughout the country. Presently, drug overdose is the leading cause of…read more »

Health Officials Now Giving Second COVID-19 Booster Shot In Goldsboro

Health Officials Now Giving Second COVID-19 Booster Shot In Goldsboro

The Wayne County Health Department is now administering 4th doses, or second boosters, to individuals ages 50 or older or immunocompromised individuals. Officials say if you are in one of these groups, you may receive a second booster dose of Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine at least 4 months after receipt of a first booster…read more »

Wayne Co. Health Dept. Wins United Way Spirit of NC Award

Wayne Co. Health Dept. Wins United Way Spirit of NC Award

(GDN)-United Way of Wayne County announced that the Wayne County Health Department will receive the 2021 Spirit of North Carolina Award for Post-Pandemic Champion. Moving from response to recovery from the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Wayne County Health Department has led the way in meeting community needs through their proactive efforts to protect the health of…read more »

County Moves Toward Designing Next DSS/Health Department Facility

County Moves Toward Designing Next DSS/Health Department Facility

(GDN) — Wayne County is taking the next steps toward updating its DSS and Health Department facilities.  Earlier this week, the full Wayne County Board of Commissioners instructed the Facilities Committee to have Moseley Architects proceed with the schematic design of the new building.  County Manager Craig Honeycutt says the county will be be working…read more »

UPDATE: Wayne County Health Department Already Out Of N95 Masks

UPDATE: Wayne County Health Department Already Out Of N95 Masks

The Wayne County Health Department posted the following message on its Facebook page today: ALL of the Wayne County Health Department’s distribution locations are out of N95 masks at this time. 10,000 masks were distributed in the community in just a couple hours Tuesday morning. The county is working on receiving additional masks and will…read more »

Wayne County Health Department Announces N95 Mask Distribution

Wayne County Health Department Announces N95 Mask Distribution

The Wayne County Health Department will begin distributing N95 masks this Tuesday at four locations across the County. Each household will receive one box of 20 masks, first come, first served, while supplies last. N95 masks will be available at the following locations on weekdays: Pikeville Library at 107 W. Main Street in Pikeville Goldsboro…read more »

Wayne County Health Department COVID-19 Testing Resumes On Monday

Wayne County Health Department COVID-19 Testing Resumes On Monday

The Wayne County Health Department will resume free rapid COVID-19 testing on Monday, January 24, 2022 starting at 8:30 a.m. at 1320 W. Grantham Street in Goldsboro (former Food Lion building in the Little River Square shopping center.) The Health Department will have 200 tests available per day Monday through Friday. Testing will be first…read more »

County’s COVID-19 Testing Unavailable Until Further Notice

County’s COVID-19 Testing Unavailable Until Further Notice

The Wayne County Health Department will not have COVID-19 testing available until further notice. Testing was resumed this morning, and all test kits have been administered. Demand nationwide for testing remains at an all-time high, and the Health Department is working diligently with NCDHHS to receive additional kits. Updates on testing availability will be posted…read more »

Health Department To Resume Free Rapid COVID-19 Testing

Health Department To Resume Free Rapid COVID-19 Testing

The Wayne County Health Department will resume free rapid COVID-19 testing on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 from 8:15-11:45 a.m. and 1-4:30 p.m. at 1320 W. Grantham Street in Goldsboro (former Food Lion building in the Little River Square shopping center.) Testing will be first come, first served in a drive through setting. Individuals will enter…read more »

Health Department Moves All COVID-19 Vaccinations And Testing

Health Department Moves All COVID-19 Vaccinations And Testing

On Monday, November 1, 2021, the Wayne County Health Department will move all COVID-19 vaccinations and testing to 1322 W. Grantham Street in Goldsboro. This location is the former Food Lion in the Little River Square shopping center. The move will allow the Health Department to continue mass vaccinations & testing as long as needed.…read more »

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