The Halifax County Health Department today added 17 new positive cases of COVID-19 to its data.
The latest positives bring the cumulative total since March of last year to 5,537.
There have been 109 related deaths.
The department will also begin offering vaccines every Thursday from 9.m. to 4 p.m. starting this week.
Location will be at the health department at 19 North Dobbs Street in Halifax.
To schedule an appointment call 252-583-5021.
On Wednesday from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. there will be a COVID-19 town hall meeting focusing on rural northeastern North Carolina. Discussion will focus on the vaccine.
Featured presenters will include Dr. Christine Daniels, a researcher from Duke University; Dr. Alison Bartel, a medical provider from Rural Health Group; representatives from the Roanoke Valley area health departments and staff members of the COVID-19 Vaccine Confidence Project.
Registration may be found at this link