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CCHC Face Mask Donations

We are so grateful to the talented people who are donating these colorful masks to our providers. Our goal is to have two masks per person, so if you are good with a sewing machine, we would gladly accept newly made masks! We’re all in this together and these acts of kindness mean so much!…

National Doctors’ Day

Today is National Doctors’ Day, a day to recognize our doctors as caregivers, advisors, friends and heroes and to show appreciation for these highly skilled professionals who make care and healing their priority. During these unprecedented times, our doctors are on the front lines of the fight to save the lives of so many who…

Craven County Covid-19 testing site
Second day of Craven tests-by-appointment underway in New Bern

From By Charlie Hall, Mar. 23, 2020 Craven County began the second round of its drive-up coronavirus (COVID-19) testing Monday morning at the Craven County Health Department for symptomatic people. Nurses from the health department, CarolinaEast Regional Medical Center and Coastal Carolina Health Care are involved in administering the two tests to drive-up-patients. Clients…

Craven County Plans 3 Testing Sites

From by Bill Hand, Mar. 19, 2020 Over the next few days, Craven County will open three COVID-19 test centers – but don’t assume you can just pull up like you might at a McDonald’s drive-through and expect to be served. Dr. Ken Wilkins, medical director of CCHC (Craven County Health Care) said that…