Onslow County to resume vaccinations, includes teachers, child care professionals

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JACKSONVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) – Onslow County has now received 1,600 first COVID-19 vaccination doses that were due but delayed from last week.

That includes the 1,800 doses that were due for this week. County officials have a special set of clinics on Saturday for child care workers, teachers and educational staff.

Clinic Update

Onslow County’s second dose clinic will operate Thursday and Friday at the County Government Center (234 NW Corridor Blvd. in Jacksonville).

The rescheduled clinics from last week will operate Thursday and Friday at the Onslow County Multipurpose Building (4024 Richlands Hwy. in Jacksonville)

Make an appointment

People associated with the schools and child care providers should call 910 989-5091 to register for an appointment if they have not done so already. This number is for school and child care personnel only.

People age 65-and-above remain the county’s top priority at this time. People can register for the vaccine by calling the Onslow Citizens Phone Bank at 910 989-5027.

COVID-19 In Onslow County

Since the Friday update, 96 new cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed. In total, Onslow County has a reported 14,662 cases. The report shows 14,267 cases have been cleared.

Onslow County has had 33 people die due to COVID-19. From COVID-19 testing, the state’s rate of positive cases is 6.1%, while Onslow County’s rate of positive cases is 4.1%.

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