Columbus County COVID-19 death rate is more than double the North Carolina state average.

Posted on April 28, 2020 by Jonathan Medford

Columbus County has one of the highest COVID-19 rates in southeastern North Carolina.

The Columbus County COVID-19 death rate is more than double the North Carolina state average. Columbus County has one of the highest COVID-19 rates in southeastern North Carolina.

PLEASE take these steps to stop the spread of COVID-19:

  • Practice social distancing and stay at home. If you have to go out, keep at least 6 feet between you and others and avoid crowds of 10 or more people.
  • Wear a mask or face covering when you go out in public.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water, scrubbing for at least 20 seconds each time.
  • Do not touch your eyes, nose, or mouth with unwashed hands.
  • Do not be in close contact with people who are sick.
  • Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue when you cough or sneeze. Throw the tissue
    away and then wash your hands.
  • Do not reuse a tissue after coughing, sneezing, or blowing your nose.
  • Clean and disinfect surfaces that are touched regularly.

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