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Johnston schedules vaccination clinics

June 11, 2021

The Johnston County Public Health Department has scheduled four COVID-19 vaccination clinics in the ...

Pfizer vaccine available to ages 12 and older

May 17, 2021

SMITHFIELD — The Johnston County Publoc Health Department is offering the two-dose Pfizer COVID-19 v...


A brief COVID-19 update shows improving numbers

By Scott Bolejack
| May 20, 2021

SMITHFIELD — In one sign that Johnston is emerging from the COVID-19 pandemic, Dr. Marilyn Pearson’s...

Health Department to offer vaccines

May 5, 2021

First and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, May 16...


Health experts say ‘Get vaccinated’

By Taylor Heeden
| May 4, 2021

Statewide, 48.7% of adult North Carolinians have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, and 39...


Governor eases mask mandate

April 30, 2021

RALEIGH — North Carolinians who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 no longer have to wear their m...

Dr. Rodney McCaskill and Cynthia Holloman look over spreadsheets of those who tested positive for the virus.

To fight COVID-19, hospital deploys monoclonal antibodies

April 26, 2021

Typically, Cynthia Holloman focuses on ensuring that Johnston Health provides safe, quality care to ...


Cooper likely to lift most restrictions

April 23, 2021

RALEIGH — Gov. Roy Cooper on Wednesday said he planned to end restrictions on social distancing, cap...


Don’t fear the vaccine, doctors say

By Taylor Heeden
| April 20, 2021

North Carolina has paused use of the one-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine, but the move shoul...


COVID-19 numbers continue to improve

By Scott Bolejack
| April 15, 2021

SMITHFIELD — For months, Johnston County’s COVID-19 trend was troubling, even frightening. On April ...

One-dose clinic is Saturday in Smithfield

April 7, 2021

SMITHFIELD — A drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic will get underway at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 10...

One-dose vaccine available Wednesday at North Johnston

April 5, 2021

KENLY — A drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinic will get underway at 8 a.m. Wednesday, April 7, at ...

School nurse Beth Hockaday, center, administers the COVID-19 vaccine to McGee's Crossroads Elementary teacher Jordan Berube. Helping with registration is school nurse Crystal Glandon, left.

Schools hold second-dose clinic for staff

March 31, 2021

The Johnston County Public Schools on Friday held a second-dose COVID-19 vaccination clinic for empl...


As county awaits vaccine, COVID-19 numbers climb

By Scott Bolejack | | 919-424-1776
| December 15, 2020

SMITHFIELD — Johnston County’s COVID-19 numbers are climbing. “We have 82 deaths,” Dr. Marilyn Pears...

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