CCHD COVID-19 Update #276 (February 15, 2021)

LENOIR, NC (February 15, 2021) — Here is the Caldwell County Health Department COVID-19 Update for Monday, February 15, 2021.

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Thirty-nine cases — 15 in the 28645 Zip code, 14 in 28630, nine in 28638, and one in 28601 — were reported. Four patients are under the age of 17; 12 are between 18 and 24; 14 are between 25 and 49; seven patients are between 50 and 64; and two are between 65 and 74.

The number of recovered patients has increased to 7,334, bringing the total active cases to 910.

County-wide, 16,438 doses of vaccine have been administered, 10,377 first doses and 6,101 second.

CCHD COVID Dashboard 02-15-2021

Sign up for the Health Department’s vaccine waiting list at To learn more about being vaccinated by Caldwell UNC Health Care, visit or call 828-757-6487. For COVID-19 information, visit here or call the Emergency Operations Center between 7 a.m. and 7 p.m. at 828-426-8605.

Daily Infections Projection
Updated February 12, 2021
By the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation
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Caldwell County
Caldwell County Doses Administered: 16,438

First Doses Administered: 10,337
Second Doses Administered: 6,101
Percentage First Doses: 12.58%
Percentage Second Doses: 7.42%
As of February 15, 2021
(This data includes doses administered by the Caldwell County Health Department
and Caldwell UNC Health Care.)


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Vaccination rollout plan
(DEEPER DIVE: Phase 1a. Health care workers
fighting COVID-19 & Long-Term Care)

The Caldwell County Health Department has started vaccinating people age 75 and older for COVID-19. While vaccinations are given by appointment only, they will add names to the waiting list. To sign up for the waiting list, visit People that are 75 and older can call (828) 426-8486 or (828) 426-8605. Please note, these phone lines are extremely busy. The Health Department staff will call to schedule the appointments. Vaccinations are being given inside at the Health Department.

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Dr. John Campbell
Provides daily COVID-19 updates