Tests for COVID-19 across North Carolina surpassed the one million mark over the weekend, as cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in the state, the latter hitting a new high. While numbers have increased along many metrics, deaths have leveled off in recent weeks, according to statistics through the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS).
The Sampson County Schools Board of Education approved interim budget plans with a continuing resolution for the upcoming 2020-2021 school year as the districts waits for official total from North Carolina’s lawmakers.
Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), Sampson County’s Board of Education approved a challenging weekly plan to start next school year, with students in classrooms for only two days and learning three days away from the building.
Face coverings are now required across North Carolina, as Gov. Roy Cooper’s executive order went into effect Friday, an effort to curb the spread of COVID-19. On Friday, Sampson saw 23 new virus cases and Duplin reported an additional four deaths from the previous week attributed to the virus.
CLINTON — Physicians at Sampson Medical Group of Clinton now have another tool in their belt when caring for pediatric patients. Last month, the family medicine practice partnered with Reach Out & Read Carolinas to use books as part of every well-child visit for patients age birth to 5 years old. Books prescribed during Reach Out & Read visits give medical providers a valuable tool to evaluate cognitive, motor, social, and emotional development.