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Category: Coronavirus

WCPS Issues COVID-19 F.A.Q.

Wayne County Public Schools announced on August 18 that it would be sending out alerts when individuals have been on a school campus who have tested positive for COVID-19. The district also republicized its protocols and shared more details about cleaning and sanitizing efforts. Since that time, the district has received a number of follow-up

3 More COVID-19 Deaths In Wayne County This Week

As of Friday, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,416 total positive cases of COVID-19. 98 of these cases are attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,866 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 2,204 of the 2,416 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated total

2020 Center Street Jams Cancelled

A summertime tradition in Downtown Goldsboro will not happen this year. Downtown Goldsboro has announced the 2020 Center Street Jam season has been cancelled.  The July Center Street Jams had already been cancelled, and the decision to cancel the remainder of the 2020 season was announced in a Facebook post this week. Downtown Goldsboro says

County Resolution Urges Use Of Face Coverings

The Wayne County Commissioners say face coverings are necessary to help defeat the coronavirus. During Tuesday’s meeting, the Wayne County Board of Commissioners approved a resolution in support of wearing a cloth face covering to prevent the spread of COVID-19. County Board Chair Ray Mayo noted the obvious discomfort with a face mask, but says

Board Votes To Reopen Schools Under Plan “B”

Wayne County Public Schools will start planning to reopen under Plan “B,” meaning school buildings will have to be ready for some students to return in the fall.  The Wayne County Board of Education approved moving forward with the Plan “B” option during a special called meeting Monday. Plan “B” still allows parents to opt

WCPS Releases Draft Reopening Plans

Wayne County Public Schools is working on its reopening plans in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Wayne County Public Schools has posted draft school reopening plans for the fall, which families, staff and the public can review and share feedback on. The plans were posted on the district’s website on a newly created webpage, called 2020-2021

Wayne UNC Ready If COVID-19 Cases Increase

Wayne UNC Health Care is still ready to support and serve the local community. Jeff Brogneaux, Wayne UNC’s Director of Clinical Support, appeared on Jeff Farrow’s Morning Show on Goldsboro Greatest Hits 98.3 and 1150 to talk about the local hospital’s latest efforts amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Brogneaux says after a lull in the positive

Weekly COVID-19 Update 7/17/20

As of today, the Wayne County Health Department has received notification of 2,098 total positive cases of COVID-19. 93 of these cases are attributed to congregate living facilities and 1,553 are cases from outside any type of congregate facility. 1,859 of the 2,098 individuals who tested positive are now considered recovered, leaving an estimated total

WCPS Releases Draft Reopening Plans

Wayne County Public Schools is working on its reopening plans in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Wayne County Public Schools has posted draft school reopening plans for the fall, which families, staff and the public can review and share feedback on. The plans were posted on the district’s website on a newly created webpage, called 2020-2021