Haywood County Health and Human Services reports there has been 135 positive cases in the past seven days and that 141 are in isolation after testing positive.
The latest report provides a vaccination update along with information on how to register for the vaccine and what to do should a positive COVID test be received. See story here.
How about schools?
Both the Haywood County School System and Shining Rock Classical Academy have COVID dashboards on their school websites. Here are the latest numbers reported by both schools.
Ask Dr. Jaben
County Medical Director Dr. Mark Jaben answers another round of your burning questions about the COVID-19 vaccine here.
This week, Dr. Mark Jaben provides information showing how the nation and surrounding states have reduced "red" zones. While some surrounding counties are out of the red zone, such is not the case for Haywood. Case numbers and hospitalizations continue to decline, however, bringing the county to the pre-Thanksgiving case rate.