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CarolinaEast Medical Center Updates Public on Coronavirus COVID-19 Status

Hospital news | Thursday, March 12, 2020

Contrary to rumors, as of Thursday, March 12, 2020 at 12:00 noon, there are no cases of patients with COVID-19, nor have there been any, at CarolinaEast Medical Center.

CarolinaEast officials have been and will continue to work closely with the North Carolina State Division of Public Health (NC DHHS) and local health departments to coordinate preparation and response efforts to COVID-19 in accordance with guidelines from The Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

CarolinaEast encourages the public to follow the guidelines provided by the CDC in regards to proper hand hygiene, travel, social gatherings, etc., which can be found at https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-nCoV/