(252) 222-6000 | 3505 Arendell St., Morehead City, NC 28557
In 2020, Carteret Community College was awarded $960,546 from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Distance Learning and Telemedicine (DLT) grant program, which helps health care and education institutions buy the equipment and software necessary to deploy distance-learning and telemedicine services to rural residents.
Since then, Carteret CC has installed computers and other IT/AV equipment and software in communities/organizations throughout the county. Locations include:
Details coming soon!
CARTERET LINKS REMOTE SITES:
Carteret Community College
Wayne West Building
3505 Arendell Street
Morehead City, NC 28557
Croatan High School
1 Cougar Lane
Newport, NC 28570
East Carteret High School
3263 Highway 70 E
Beaufort, NC 28516
Fort Benjamin Park
100 McQueen Avenue
Newport, NC 28570
Harlowe Community Center
125 Godette School Road
Havelock, NC 28532
The Bridge Downeast
1344 Island Road
Harkers Island, NC 28531
Western Carteret Library Annex
230 Taylor Notion Road
Cape Carteret, NC 28584
JANUARY 26, 2023 | OPIOID CRISIS | SETTLEMENT & NARCAN TRAINING
Presented by Dr. Randall Williams
Dr. Randall Williams was hired to serve as the Interim Consolidated Health and Human Services Director for Carteret County’s Health and Human Services Department in July of 2022. Taking care of patients for more than 30 years, Williams has a distinguished career in public health and healthcare management. He has been a leader in several program areas, including the opioid epidemic, women’s and children’s health care, decreasing maternal and infant mortality rates, improving health care in rural areas, and emergency preparedness and response. Dr. Williams will present the details of the Opioid Crisis in Carteret County and will offer hands-on Narcan training for attendees.
FEBRUARY 28, 2023 | SUICIDE PREVENTION
Presented by Kathy A. Foster, MA, HS-BCP
Kathy Foster, MA, HS-BCP, Chair of the Human Services Department wrote the proposal to create the Human Services Technology Program of Study at Carteret Community College, the program launched Fall 2015. A Substance Abuse Certificate Program was added Fall 2020. Kathy is a Certified Adult Mental Health First Aid trainer and a Certified Gatekeeper trainer for QPR (Question, Persuade, & Refer) Suicide Prevention. Kathy serves the community as the Vice-Chair of the Carteret County Consolidated Human Services Board along with numerous other human service task force work groups.
MARCH 22, 2023 | VAPING HEALTH ISSUES
Presented by Carteret County Health Education Division
The focus of Carteret County’s Health Education Program is to build a healthier community, promote healthful living, and reduce the risk of disease through policy and environmental changes, with an emphasis on better nutrition, increasing physical activity, and tobacco prevention.
The presentation will discuss the health risks of vaping, what to do if a loved one or your child starts, and how to prevent it. The presentation will be given by Ms. Laci Shue and Mr. Lee Stiles of the Carteret County Health Department. Both Ms. Shue and Mr. Stiles are a Public Health Educator II and a NC Certified Peer Support Specialist.
Ms. Shue earned her Bachelor of Science in Public Health from UNC Greensboro with minors in Psychology, Sociology, and Peace and Conflict Studies. She is very passionate in the fields of behavioral health and substance misuse and works as well as a Diabetic Lifestyle Coach.
Mr. Stiles graduated from Gardner-Webb University in May 2022 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Human Services Technology. He also holds an Associate’s degree in Human Services Technology from Carteret Community College.
APRIL 19 | MANAGING BLOOD PRESSURE
Presented by Camella Marcom, MSN, RN, CNE
Camella Gaskill Marcom is a native of Carteret County and is an ECU Pirate Nurse! She has practiced nursing for over 40 years and has taught nursing in the Community College System for over 35 years. She is currently serving as the chair of the Associate Degree Nursing program at Carteret Community College. She has been a life-long advocate for the education of all people. She and her husband, BL, live on Harkers Island where they entertain their 4 children and 9 grandchildren when they visit.
Have you ever wondered why your blood has to have pressure and what causes it to be too high or too low? In this course, the learner will:
Please bring any blood pressure monitoring equipment used at home with you for assistance in accurate use.