Polk County is reporting its first COVID-19 related death as of Wednesday, May 6, 2020.
The Polk County Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) and St. Luke’s Hospital have been working together to prepare for the potential for positive COVID-19 inpatient cases to develop at the hospital. Through their collaborative effort, and with guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), positive cases have remained at a minimum to-date
The Office of Governor Roy Cooper has clarified whether patrons are allowed to consume takeout and delivery items on restaurant premises while adhering to the provisions of the governor's current executive order
As Polk County begins to look forward to a new norm during the COVID-19 pandemic, county officials are reviewing ways the community can remain safe once stay-at-home executive orders from Governor Roy Cooper are lifted
Created in 1958, National Library Week is sponsored by the American Library Association and observed in libraries across the country each April
The Polk County Health and Human Services Agency is now providing expanded COVID-19 testing and case reporting.
Polk County Health and Human Services Agency working with White Oak of Tryon where some staff tested positive for COVID-19.
The Polk County Board of Elections is taking requests for absentee ballots for upcoming elections.
Everyone can safely be counted by completing their 2020 Census form online, by phone or by paper questionnaire.
North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper is hosting a Virtual COVID-19 Update and Resource Information Session for faith, nonprofits and small business communities on April 8.


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