People who ate at two restaurants near Charlotte, N.C. in the last two weeks may have been exposed to hepatitis A, according to reports from health agencies in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area. Currently, there are no reports of Buncombe County residents being exposed to the virus at this time.
The Buncombe County Board of Health has chosen Alma “Gibbie” Harris as the county’s new health director.
The Buncombe County Board of Health held a closed meeting at 7:30 a.m. on Friday to discuss a personnel issue.
They were on full alert in the building just off City/County Plaza that houses Asheville’s Police and Fire departments. Preparing for the worst, extra staff was on board, equipment was at the ready, and the Emergency Operations Command Center had its supplemental communications systems fired up. In short, both departments were on standby for disaster. […]