Wilkesboro Tyson Food plant cluster ends after more than 600 total positive cases
Updated: 4:29 PM EDT Aug 12, 2020
WE ARE WAITING TO LEARN MORE DETAILS ABOUT WHAT CAUSED A BIG WRECK THAT SHUT DOWN BOTH DIRECTIONS OF HIGHWAY 52 IN FORSYTH COUNTY. 2 WRECKS HAPPENED BETWEEN 1:00 A.M.-2:00 A.M. THIS MORNING, NEAR THE WESTINGHOUSE ROAD EXIT. A TRACTOR TRAILER WENT OFF THE SIDE OF THE NORTHBOUND SIDE OF THE HIGHWAY AND DOWN AN EMBANKMENT, JUST BEFORE 1:30 THIS MORNING. MINUTES AFTER THAT, ANOTHER CRASH HAPPENED IN THE SOUTHBOUND LANES. IF ANYONE WAS HURT, no WORD ON. THE ROAD REOPENED AROUND 8:00 THIS MORNING. TALITHA: A NURSING HOME IN WILKES COUNTY IS DEALING WITH AN OUTBREAK OF COVID-19. THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SAYS THIS IS HAPPENING AT WESTWOOD HILLS NURSING AND REHAB CENTER. ACCORDING TO A REPORT, 34 STAFF MEMBERS AND 51 RESIDENTS HAVE TESTED POSITIVE. A MINIMUM OF ONE RESIDENT HAS DIED. PEOPLE IN WINSTON-SALEM CAN GET TESTED FOR COVID-19 TODAY. AND ITS FREE. THAT TESTING IS HAPPENING FROM 4:00 TO 7:00 P.M. AT THE SHILOH BAPTIST CHURCH. THATS ON 12TH STREET. YOU HAVE TO REGISTER BEFOREHAND AND COMPLETE A VIRTUAL VISIT. YOU CAN DO THAT AT STARMED.CARE. SATURDAY AT THE SAME LOCATION if YOU MISS THE EVENT TODAY THERE WILL BE ANOTHER ONE ON. THAT WILL BE FROM 10:00 A.M. TO 2:00 P.M. MARGARET: LETS GET TO YOUR CORONAVIRUS HEADLINES. THE U.S. IS PAYING $1.5 MILLION TO MODERNA FOR DOSES OF THE COVID-19 VACCINE IT IS DEVELOPING. THE MONEY IS COMING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. ITS IN EXCHANGE FROM MODERNA TO PRODUCE AND DELIVER 100 MILLION DOSES OF ITS VACCINE. THE GOVERNMENT ASSURES THE VACCINE WILL BE FREE. THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATIONS GOAL IS TO HAVE IT READY BY THE END OF THE YEAR. MEANTIME, MORE THAN 900 STUDENTS AND STAFF IN A GEORGIA SCHOOL DISTRICT HAVE BEEN TOLD TO QUARANTINE. THIS IS ONLY A WEEK AFTER CLASSES STARTED. ONE CHEROKEE COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL HAS BEEN TEMPORARILY SHUT DOWN AFTER DOZENS TESTED POSITIVE. QUARANTINED STUDENTS WILL TAKE ONLINE CLASSES. CLASSROOMS WILL BE DEEP-CLEANED BEFORE REOPENING TALITHA: HAPPENING NOW WINSTON-SALEM POLICE ARE LOOKING, FOR A MISSING TEENAGER WHO HAS HEALTH CONCERNS. PRIVATE INVESTIGATORS LOCATED SAVION EDWARDS. HE HAD NOT BEEN SEEN SINCE LAST NIGHT. BECAUSE HE HAS A COGNITIVE DISORDER, officers WERE CONCERNED ABOUT HIS SAFETY. OCCURRING RIGHT NOW GREENSBORO, POLICE TRYING TO FIND THE MAN CONNECTED TO AN ATTEMPTED ARMED ROBBERY. AN EMPLOYEE AT THE KANGAROO EXPRESS LOCATED ON PLEASANT GARDEN ROAD TOLD OFFICERS THE SUSPECT ASSAULTED THEM. TRIED TO ROB THE BUSINESS. THE WORKER SAYS THE SUSPECT LEFT WITHOUT TAKING ANY MONEY THE SUSPECT IS DESCRIBED AS A MAN IN HIS 20S, WEARING A BLUE JACKET AND TROPICAL SHORTS. HE WAS DRIVING A TAN OR GRAY CA MARGARET: RIGHT NOW AND COMMITMENT 2020, IN LESS THAN TWO HOURS, DEMOCRATIC PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE JOE BIDEN WILL APPEAR FOR THE FIRST TIME WITH HIS RUNNING MATE, CALIFORNIA SENATOR KAMALA HARRIS. THATLL HAPPEN AT AN EVENT IN DELAWARE. BIDENS SELECTION OF SENATOR HARRIS AS HIS RUNNING MATE IS HISTORIC. SHE BECOMES THE FIRST WOMAN OF COLOR TO COMPETE ON A MAJOR PARTYS PRESIDENTIAL TICKET. BIDEN PROMISED TO NOMINATE A WOMAN FOR VICE PRESIDENT MONTHS AGO. FOR MANY DEMOCRATS LOOKING FOR GENERATIONAL CHANGE AND DIVERSITY ON THE TICKET, SENATOR HARRIS IS THE KEY TO VICTORY IN NOVEMBER. WE NEED THIS TICKET IN AMERICA. WE NEED TO SHOW TO AMERICA THAT OUR PRESIDENT WILL VALUE DIVERSITY. AND THERE IS NO BETTER REPRESENTATIVE THAN SENATOR HARRIS. MARGARET: THE TRUMP CAMPAIGN AND REPUBLICAN COMMITTEE ARE WEIGHING IN, PORTRAYING HARRIS AS A RADICAL WHO EMBRACES FAR-LEFT AGENDA. >> > > SHE WAS NASTY TO JUDGE BRETT KAVANAUGH THEN, SHE WAS NASTY TO A LEVEL THAT WAS JUST A HORRIBLE THING IN WAY THAT SHE TREATED NOW JUSTICE KAVANAUGH. AND I WILL NOT FORGET THAT SOON. MARGARET: SHOULD JOE BIDEN WIN THE PRESIDENCY, SENATOR HARRIS W.
Wilkesboro Tyson Food plant cluster ends after more than 600 overall positive cases.
Upgraded: 4:29 PM EDT Aug 12, 2020.
As of Wednesday, Wilkes County validated 854 overall confirmed cases, 711 recoveries, and 5 people hospitalized.
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Tyson Foods, Inc. had 612 favorable coronavirus cases given that April, according to the Wilkes County Health Department.
The Wilkes County Health Department announced Wednesday the Tyson Foods, Inc. coronavirus cluster is now closed after more than 600 overall cases because April.
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services defines a cluster as a minimum of 5 cases of coronavirus within 2 weeks with a non-living setting as a connection in between the cases.
THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES SAYS THIS IS HAPPENING AT WESTWOOD HILLS NURSING AND REHAB. THE MONEY IS COMING FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES. Tyson Foods group has been wonderful to work with,” stated Rachel Willard, health director of the Wilkes County Health Department. Tyson Foods continues to work hard to ensure the health and safety of their team members and neighborhood.”.
Tyson Foods group has been wonderful to work with,” said Rachel Willard, health director of the Wilkes County Health Department.
In order for Wilkes County Health Department to close the meat processing plant cluster, the plant needed to have 28 days without a new case.
” [The] Tyson Foods team has been terrific to work with,” said Rachel Willard, health director of the Wilkes County Health Department. “Since April, we have had the ability to work together to slow the infect the virus and implement changes throughout the plant and complex. Tyson Foods continues to work hard to guarantee the health and wellness of their [sic] employee and community.”.
Tyson Foods team has actually been wonderful to work with,” said Rachel Willard, health director of the Wilkes County Health Department. Tyson Foods continues to work hard to make sure the health and safety of their team members and community.”.