Emerald Isle, NC Health

VA outpatient clinic moves to new location to accommodate increase in clients

MOREHEAD CITY — The VA Community-Based Outpatient Clinic, formerly located in Newport, has moved to a newly renovated and larger facility at 2900 Arendell St. While the doors of the new clinic opened in late February, the ribbon cutting was held Tuesday for the facility, located in the old Goody’s Family Store next to Big Lots.
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Hope Clinic in Ice | May 20, 2022

The Hope Regala begins tonight at River Dunes with BBQ and Bluegrass at 6p. Saturday night, it’s the Regala with dinner, live & silent auctions, and live music under the big tent. Tickets for both events have sold out, but you’re invited to check at the registration desk to see if there have been any cancellations.

School board approves revisions to communicable disease policy

BEAUFORT — The County Board of Education, during its meeting May 9, approved revisions to its communicable disease policy reflecting the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. The policy was among several revised by the board as recommended by the NC School Boards Association. “These revisions reflect modifications in state...

Eastern N.C. hospitals graded on patient safety

JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Patient safety is the focal point of the newest Leapfrog Group report. More than 3,000 general hospitals across the country were graded on accidents, injuries, and patient infections.  Overall, North Carolina ranks first in the nation with almost 60% of hospitals receiving an “A” score. Here in the east, hospitals explained […]

School board approves $3.77 million amended spending plan that focuses on mental health services, impacts of COVID-19 pandemic

BEAUFORT — The County Board of Education approved $3.77 million in budget amendments to a spending plan designed to address impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the school system. Much of the money from the updated federal Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief Stabilization (ESSERS) plan will be used...

Carteret County to have drive-thru rabies vaccination clinic

CARTERET COUNTY — Carteret County Animal Control will have its next rabies vaccination clinic from 8 a.m. to noon in the parking lot of the Carteret County Health Department in Morehead City. It will be Saturday, May, 14, 2022. The vaccination clinic will be a drive-thru clinic with all...

County to host free rabies vaccination clinic

MOREHEAD CITY — Carteret County animal control will hold its next free rabies vaccination clinic 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 14, in the parking lot of the Carteret County Health Department, 3820 Bridges Street, Morehead City. The vaccination clinic will be drive-thru with all owners staying in their...

Car seat clinic held Friday in Jacksonville

Is your child in the car seat properly? That's a question potential child passenger safety technician students were aiming to answer Friday at a car seat clinic. Ten students from the certification program were testing out car seats for free in the Lowe's parking lot in Jacksonville.