GRAHAM COUNTY, N.C. – As part of the effort to keep the county informed, Graham County Health Department (CCHD) issues detailed updates about the status of COVID-19.
The following information is from the September 24th update.
Confirmed cases in Graham continues to remain at 141 laboratory-verified cases and 93 tests with results pending.
2,649 residents have been tested and reported to the CCHD and 2,415 were negative.
Statewide, the NCDHHS has confirmed 196,501 cases in 99 N.C. counties. 912 are currently hospitalized, and 3,345 have died.
Graham County Health Department also emphasizes that anyone who becomes ill with a respiratory type illness to isolate until the following criteria are met:
- At least 3 days (72 hours) have passed since recovery defined as resolution of fever without the use of fever-reducing medications and improvement in respiratory symptoms (e.g., cough, shortness of breath), AND
- At least 7 days have passed since symptoms first appeared.
If you become sick with a respiratory type illness and are in one of the following categories, please contact the Graham County Health Department at 828-479-7900 or your primary care provider to determine if you need to be tested.