2nd COVID outbreak Quail Haven

The Moore County Health Department has been notified of confirmed positive COVID-19 test results for one staff member and one resident of Quail Haven Village located in Pinehurst.

The two positive test results were generated by voluntary testing of all residents and staff conducted at Quail Haven on August 7 and 10.

Quail Haven administrators are currently working on a plan for further testing.

With the addition of Quail Haven, Moore County’s cumulative total of COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care is now seven since the pandemic began. Those facilities are Accordius Health at Aberdeen, The Greens at Pinehurst Rehabilitation & Living Center, Fox Hollow Senior Living, Peak Resources Pinelake, Pinehurst Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, and Seven Lakes Assisted Living & Memory Care.

In long-term care or congregate living settings, a COVID-19 outbreak is defined as two or more laboratory-confirmed cases.

Of the seven total outbreaks Moore County has experienced, Pinehurst Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center, Fox Hollow Senior Living, and Seven Lakes Assisted Living & Memory Care have been declared concluded as there was no evidence of continued transmission following a twenty-eight day period.

You can find more detailed information regarding ongoing COVID-19 outbreaks in long-term care facilities in Moore and other NC Counties by accessing a report published by the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) at https://files.nc.gov/covid/documents/dashboard/Weekly-COVID19-Ongoing-Outbreaks.pdf.

In total, there have been 1,055 confirmed COVID-19 cases in Moore County to date.

To protect privacy, no further information about the individuals who have tested positive will be shared by the Health Department.

Moore County’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) Dashboard can be found here:

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