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41 recoveries reported as COVID-19 cases continue to rise by double digits

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials reported on Wednesday that a total of 901 Rowan County residents have recovered from COVID-19 as the ... Read more

6 hours ago by Natalie Anderson.

County continues to see double-digit increase in cases; state to test all nursing homes

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The county on Tuesday reported an additional 23 people tested positive for COVID-19 and three additional people were being hospitalized. ... Read more

1 day ago by Natalie Anderson.

Liberty Commons resident dies from COVID-19; CDC updates guidelines

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Rowan County officials on Monday reported a resident from Liberty Commons died from COVID-19. A total of 43 people ... Read more

2 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Investigation into Citadel nursing home corroborates concerns about state’s largest COVID-19 outbreak

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — On April 14, one resident of the Citadel in Salisbury was found dead around the middle of the day. ... Read more

4 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

UPDATED: One new COVID-19 death; another nursing home sees outbreak

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One additional Rowan County resident who’s not affiliated with a congregate care facility has died from COVID-19 and another ... Read more

5 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

Recoveries continue to rise; Salisbury Housing Authority to offer free testing in July

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The number of recoveries in Rowan County rose by 19 on Thursday after the total number of cases grew ... Read more

6 days ago by Natalie Anderson.

County sees new death from COVID-19; free face masks available at West End Plaza

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County health officials on Wednesday reported one additional COVID-19 death from someone not associated with a congregate care facility, raising ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Recoveries rise with COVID-19 cases; state selects vendors for more testing, contact tracing

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An additional 43 individuals in the county have recovered from COVID-19 as the number of positive cases grew to ... Read more

1 week ago by Natalie Anderson.

Mean Mug turns to farmers market to continue operation, keep serving freshly brewed caffeine

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While Mean Mug Coffee Company’s formula has always been to “come in and stay a while,” the COVID-19 pandemic ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Only a few new COVID-19 cases as hospitalizations drop, recoveries rise

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The county reported only five additional COVID-19 cases on Thursday as the number of hospitalizations and currently positive cases ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

COVID-19 recoveries grow by more than two dozen; Wednesday drive-thru testing closed due to weather

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — COVID-19 recoveries grew by 25 on Tuesday as cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in Rowan County. A total ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Cases in county continue to rise; state will give funding to low-income families facing eviction

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials reported on Monday that both the total number of COVID-19 cases and currently positive patients continue to ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

COVID-19 in Rowan County disproportionately affecting Hispanic residents

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Health disparities among communities of color have long been documented and recognized as a public health crisis, but the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

County sees jump in COVID-19 cases; state has highest rate of new infections since start of pandemic

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials reported Friday an increase of 25 individuals testing positive for COVID-19, along with the 15 additional currently ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

County reports one new COVID-19 death as additional Liberty Commons resident tests positive

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The county reported on Thursday that an individual not associated with a congregate care facility has died from COVID-19, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

State legislators pass bill that would reopen gyms, bars

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — North Carolina legislators have passed a bill that would reopen gyms and fitness centers across the state while allowing ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Positive COVID-19 cases, hospitalizations continue growing

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — Both the number of currently positive COVID-19 cases and the total case count in the county grew by double ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

A dozen new cases as COVID-19 recoveries continue to rise

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A dozen individuals tested positive for COVID-19 in the county on Tuesday, bringing the total case count to 784, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

New COVID-19 death in county; new facility sees positive cases

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — County officials on Monday reported that one individual not associated with a congregate care facility died from COVID-19, bringing ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

New zip code in county sees COVID-19 cases with more than 300 new tests reported

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — After 18 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 Friday and Saturday, the county’s total count is now up to 734. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

One additional new COVID-19 case in veterans home; average age of positive cases drops

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — One veteran from the N.C. State Veterans Home was among the 13 new COVID-19 cases in the county Thursday, ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Case count grows by more than two dozen to surpass 700

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — An additional 28 individuals tested positive for COVID-19 on Wednesday after 44 additional tests were reported, bringing the county’s ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

Number of currently positive cases decreases by two dozen

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The number of currently positive cases of COVID-19 in the county decreased by 24 on Tuesday as the overall ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Natalie Anderson.

West End Plaza becomes COVID-19 testing site

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — As part of a statewide initiative to expand COVID-19 testing, county officials have designated the parking lot of the ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Biz Briefs: Salisbury VA Medical Center reopens MRI services

SALISBURY — The Salisbury VA Health Care System has reopened MRI services for three of its locations, including the W.G. (Bill) Hefner VA Medical Center. ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

UPDATED: One nursing home outbreak considered over; COVID-19 case count continues rising

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — While case numbers continued rising across the county, one local COVID-19 nursing home outbreak was considered over Friday. There ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

Nursing home COVID-19 deaths continue rising with three more reported Thursday

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — The county on Thursday reported three additional COVID-19 deaths at the N.C. State Veterans Home, amounting to 10 deaths ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

New positions proposed in county’s budget include health preparedness coordinator, waste enforcement officer

By Natalie Anderson natalie.anderson@salisburypost.com SALISBURY — A total of 39 new positions were requested for the upcoming county budget, but only three have been recommended ... Read more

1 month ago by Natalie Anderson.

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