Dr. Teresa (Terri) Duncan, Director of the local health agency stated in the latest update, “Go Team Bladen! 5% or less daily positives is one of the goals to move out of Phase II. Our 4% is down from 11% earlier in the week. Wearing a mask and social distancing is working!”
For COVID-19 testing, contact one of the agencies below.
CommWell Health (1-910-567-7114 or 1-877-WELL-ALL (935-5255) continues to test in Tar Heel, Monday-Friday, times vary.
Robeson Health Care Corporation is testing at the St. Pauls site (910-241-30420), times vary.
Cape Fear Valley-Bladen Clinics and Express Care offer testing (Bladenboro, Clarkton, Dublin, Elizabethtown and White Lake) for anyone exhibiting symptoms or those in high risk groups without symptoms, after a visit with the provider on duty. Contact the clinic located in your area for further information:
· Bladenboro 910-863-3138
· Clarkton 910-862-1217
· Dublin 910-862-3528
· Elizabethtown 910-862-5500
· White Lake 910-862-1265
· Express Care 910-862-2122
Bladen cases have been linked to social gatherings, work, travel and community-acquired (unknown source). Bladen County residents are vulnerable of getting or spreading the virus. In addition to fever, cough and shortness of breath, the CDC added symptoms for the coronavirus: chills, headache, muscle pain, sore throat, and a new loss of taste. There is no vaccine for the virus.