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The Johnston County Health Department is offering COVID-19 vaccine boosters to children ages 5-11.

Health Department offering COVID boosters to children

June 13, 2022

SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Public Health Department has begun offering COVID-19 vaccine booste...

Mike Walden

YOU DECIDE

How well has North Carolina dealt with COVID?

By Mike Walden
| April 23, 2022

Even though COVID-19 continues with its variants, medical experts are hopeful the virus is becoming ...

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Falling virus numbers allow Johnston to take a breath

By Scott Bolejack
| April 16, 2022

Johnston County reported no COVID-related deaths and just 172 new virus cases this pat week.

Second booster doses of COVID-19 vaccines are available at the Johnston County Pubic Health Department.

Johnston offering second booster shots

April 9, 2022

SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Public Health Department has begun offering second booster doses of...

John Hood

OPINION

Feds blew it on COVID relief

By John Hood
| March 28, 2022

If ever there was justification for sudden, expedited, large-scale federal expenditure, the COVID cr...

Johnston County's COVID-19 testing site has new hours and will soon have a new home.

Testing site has new hours; new site coming soon

March 28, 2022

SMITHFEILD — The Johnston County Public Health Department’s COVID-19 testing site has new hours, and...

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Johnston reports 210 new virus cases

March 29, 2022

SMITHFIELD — The number of COVID-19 cases in Johnston County climbed to 56,662 on Thursday, an incre...

Pearson

On COVID, ‘things are looking much better’ in Johnston

By Scott Bolejack
| March 15, 2022

SMITHFIELD — In January, more than 12,000 Johnstonians came down with COVID-19. In February, the num...

The four COVID-19 cases at Corinth Holders High School on Friday were the most in the county's public schools.

Schools have few COVID-19 cases

February 28, 2022

SMITHFIELD — A week into optional masks, Johnston County’s public schools on Friday reported 27 acti...

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Johnston reports 431 COVID deaths

March 1, 2022

SMITHFIELD — COVID-19 and its complications have claimed nine more lives in Johnston County. On Feb....

The Selma Public Library has a limited supply of N95 masks.

Selma library has N95 masks

February 22, 2022

The Selma Public Library has N95 masks. “There is a limit of one pack of four masks per household,” ...

School board drops mask stipulation

February 15, 2022

SMITHFIELD — Scratch that. Last week, the Johnston County Board of Education said it would reinstate...

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Pace of virus cases continues to slow

February 15, 2022

The pace of COVID-19 cases in Johnston County slowed again last week. From Feb. 3 to Feb. 10, the nu...

From left, Staff Sgt. Michael Jarrett,
2nd Lt. Calvin Woodard and Warrant Officer Kyle Cardillo appear before the Johnston County Board of Commissioners.

Johnston salutes National Guard soldiers

By Scott Bolejack
| February 19, 2022

SMITHFIELD — For roughly a year now, National Guard soldiers have helped Johnston County wage its CO...

Masks will become optional in Johnston County schools

February 9, 2022

SMITHIFELD — The county Board of Education on Tuesday voted 6-1 to make masks optional in Johnston s...

The Johnston County Jail is coping with its sixth COVID-19 outbreak.

Johnston reports 15 virus outbreaks

February 9, 2022

Johnston County nursing homes and jails can’t escape COVID-19. The Johnston County Jail in Smithfiel...

COVID deaths in Johnston top 400

February 7, 2022

From Jan. 27 to Feb. 3 — a span of one week — COVID-19 and its complications claimed the lives of 15...

Johnston County is making N95 and KN95 masks available in more places.

Free masks available in more places

February 8, 2022

SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Public Health Department has received a limited supply of N95 masks...

McCaskill

Pace of new COVID cases in Johnston slowed last week

By Scott Bolejack
| February 5, 2022

SMITHFIELD — In two days last week, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Johnston County increa...

This illustration shows how to enter and navigate the new COVID-19 testing site in Smithfield.

COVID testing site moving to flea market grounds

January 24, 2022

SMITHFIELD — A new COVID-19 testing site will open at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 25, at Brightleaf Flea M...


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