Fri Oct 22, 2021

COVID-19 in Columbus County: a year later, light at the end of the tunnel


On March 23, 2020, unbeknownst to the general public, the first two Columbus Countians tested positive for COVID-19, according to the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Kim Smith, director of the Columbus County Health Department, didn’t get a call about the first case until March 28. 

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