The Transylvania Times -

By Alex Perri
Staff Writer 

Official: Now Is Not The Time To Be Out And About - Brevard NC


Last updated 3/25/2020 at 5:16pm

Visitor numbers in the state and national forests resembled that of peak summer over the weekend, but Transylvania Public Health Director Elaine Russell said unequivocally that if people continue to ignore the calls for social distancing, the county’s health care resources, and those beyond the region, will suffer disastrous consequences.

“If we do not get this curve flattened, the spread and impact of COVID-19 is going to overwhelm our already very taxed hospital and clinical systems,” she said. “We do not have sufficient ventilators. We do not have sufficient ICU beds for everyon...

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