Morehead City has confirmed an employee has tested positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). In order to protect the privacy of the individual, identifying information and medical records will not be released to the public.
The employee has not been into work since March 20th and will remain in self-quarantine in accordance with guidance and protocol provided by the Carteret County Health Department and state health officials. The City has notified all employees who have had close contact with that employee.
“We know this is a challenging time for our community and staff,” said City Manager Ryan Eggleston. “We are working with leaders across the organization to adapt and adjust so that we can continue to deliver necessary City services while protecting the health and safety of our community and workforce.”
The City will share more information as it becomes available.