Posts Tagged ‘COVID-19’

Town Staff Member Contracts Break-Though Infection

A member of the Montreat Town staff has contracted a breakthrough infection of Covid-19. They developed what they thought were allergies on Thursday, October 14th, when there was both a Planning and Zoning Commission meeting and a Board of Commissioners meeting. They worked through Monday but felt progressively worse. After work Monday they got tested…

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Montreat College to Host a Free Vaccine Clinic

A COVID Vaccine Clinic will be offered Monday, August 23, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. for all Montreat College students, employees, family members, and the general public. The vaccinations will be available from a mobile vaccine operation that will be located in the Anderson Auditorium parking lot in Montreat, NC, and all three vaccinations — Moderna, Pfizer,…

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Montreat Minute 03/26/21

COVID-19 Update- Governor Easing Restrictions Earlier this week, Governor Cooper announced the easing of restrictions for North Carolinians, effective today, Friday March 26, at 5:00pm. The Executive order further eases restrictions on businesses and gatherings by increasing the mass gathering limit for indoor and outdoor gatherings, increasing the capacity limits for certain businesses, and lifting…

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Montreat Minute 1/22/2021

COVID-19 Updates Vaccination Waiting List Available for Those 65 and Over Earlier this week, Buncombe County initiated a vaccination waiting list for those 65 and older. You may register for the waiting list by calling the Health Department at 828-250-5000 or register online by CLICKING HERE.  A Note About Your Vaccination Many Montreaters have received…

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Special Montreat Minute January 15, 2021

Appointments for COVID-19 Vaccinations available for those 75 and over We have just now received information from Buncombe County DHHS (BCHHS) that they are re-opening appointments for those 75 years and older as of 1:30 today, Friday. If you are 75 or over and have NOT received your first vaccination, you may make an appointment…

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Montreat Minute for January 8, 2021

Our Montreat wonderland COVID-19 Vaccinations starting for those 75 and over We received information yesterday from Buncombe County Health and Human Services that vaccinations for those 75 and over will begin on Monday, January 11. For details of the program, see yesterday’s Special Montreat Minute by CLICKING HERE.  PLEASE NOTE: Wehave just received word that…

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Montreat Minute for July 10, 2020

New COVID-19 Restrictions in North Carolina NC Governor Roy Cooper announced new coronavirus restrictions last week. Originally June 26 was scheduled to be the day to begin Phase 3 of reduced restrictions. But due to a significant spike in COVID-19 related infections in the state, the Governor has delayed Phase 3 until at least July…

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Information on Covid-19

11/25/20 Update Greetings fellow Montreaters, The dialogue about COVID-19 seems to be ramping up as infection rates increase, more public information becomes available and, on the bright side, vaccines appear imminent. With all those issues swirling around, people (including Montreaters) are feeling uninformed, confused and, at times, angry. I’d like to address three particular issues…

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Montreat Minute 05/22/2020

COVID-19 Update Once again, here are several COVID-19 updates pertinent to the Montreat community: Although the state of North Carolina and Buncombe County announced new Phase 2 regulations in the last two days, little has changed for us here in Montreat other than when we leave the gates to go into town. Tourism is now…

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Montreat Minute for April 10, 2020

COVID-19 Update Once again, here are several COVID-19 updates pertinent to the Montreat community: Buncombe County updated its “Stay Home- Stay Safe” order yesterday, extending the time limit and following many of the Governor’s orders in EO121. The order enacted other provisions, and we recommend you review it by reading the Interpretive Guidance document by…

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