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2nd Marine Aircraft Wing Fly Over

2nd Marine Aircraft Wing’s Fly Over for Healthcare Workers – Let’s Follow Their Lead

(Video credit: Laura Johnson, Special Advisor, New Bern Now) Special thank you to members of the 2nd Marine Aircraft Wing as they performed a Fly Over CarolinaEast Medical Center for New Bern area healthcare workers on May 7, 2020. Based at MCAS Cherry Point, they are known for the “Sound of Freedom” and …

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“Under The Sea” Themed Door

CarolinaEast Medical Center creates “Under The Sea” Themed Door

The CarolinaEast Introductory Care Unit (CICU) staff at CarolinaEast Medical Center in Coastal North Carolina created an “Under the Sea” themed door to lift the spirits of a COVID-19 positive patient. On this National Nurses Week, the passion and compassion of our nursing staff is recognized and evident in their quality patient care, …

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New Bern Now Podsquad

Living in New Bern Now Podcast – April 30, 2020

Episode 139 We’re connecting you with the community by talking about the people, places, and local resources in New Bern and surrounding areas! The Podsquad: Colleen Roberts (City of New Bern), Kathy Morrison (New Bern Historical Society), Susan Moffat-Thomas, Peggy Barnes and I talked about all kinds of things related living in the …

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NC Governor Announcement

NC Governor Extends Stay At Home Order, Plans Three Phase Lifting of Restrictions

Governor Roy Cooper issued Executive Order No. 135  on April 23, 2020, extending North Carolina’s Stay At Home order through May 8. The orders extending closure of restaurants for dine-in service and bars and closure of other close-contact businesses are also extended through May 8. Governor Cooper shared details about North Carolina’s plan …

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CarolinaEast Medical Center

CarolinaEast Medical Center Expands Mask Requirement

All Entering CMC Required to Don Masks New Bern, NC – Beginning Wednesday, April 15, 2020, anyone entering CarolinaEast Medical Center is required to wear a mask for protection. This new measure is being implemented in light of the most recent recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help …

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NC Governor Roy Cooper Order 131

Governor Cooper Issues New COVID-19 Executive Order 131

Tighten Social Distancing Measures, Strengthen Long-Term Care Rules and Streamline Unemployment Benefits Process – Sets Policies for Retail Stores, Enforces Mandatory Rules at Nursing Homes and Expedites Issuing Unemployment Benefits Effective at 5 p.m. on April 13, 2020 Raleigh, NC – Governor Roy Cooper took action to the address the spread of COVID-19 …

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CarolinaEast Medical Center

CarolinaEast Health System Further Restricting Visitation

No Visitors Allowed Until Further Notice New Bern, NC – CarolinaEast Health System is further expanding visitor restrictions to help prevent the spread of respiratory illnesses, including coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19). In light of the most recent guidance from the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), CarolinaEast is taking the …

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CarolinaEast Medical Center

CarolinaEast Health System Screening All Patients and Visitors for Signs of COVID-19

New Bern, NC – Beginning Wednesday, March 18, 2020, CarolinaEast Health System is screening all patients and visitors for signs of or potential exposure to coronavirus COVID-19 before being allowed in their facilities, to include the medical center, surgery center and physician practices. At all points of entry, CarolinaEast staff is asking patients …

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Craven Arts Council and Gallery

Bank of the Arts temporarily closed to the public

March 17 – March 31, 2020 In an effort to respond appropriately to the COVID-19 pandemic, Craven Arts Council and Gallery will temporarily close to public access beginning Tuesday, March 17th through March 31st.  This decision was particularly difficult to make but we have an overwhelming responsibility to ensure, to the best of …

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