Drs. Katherine Morehead and Margaret Merrick with Frank Snyder

(Morehead City) — The North Carolina Medical Society Foundation is happy to help the Carteret County Clinic for Adolescents and Children after a devastating fire in April.  On Wednesday, June 21, 2023, NCMS Director of Membership, Frank Snyder delivered a check to help with the rebuilding process.

The fire resulted in a total loss for the clinic, yet within 72 hours it was reopened in a temporary location.  Of the rebuilding, Dr. Margaret Merrick, a provider at the practice, says: “Of course, it is going to be a long process, but the community has been very supportive, and we have a great team with a very positive outlook.”

The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

Scene of fire on April 28, 2023

For more on the fire and response from Carteret County Clinic click here.