News Releases

September 21, 2022: Flu Vaccine Available at Cleveland County Health Department
Beginning October 3

August is National Breastfeeding Month
Help Cleveland County WIC Support Breastfeeding  

When the Smoke Clears Video Contest Winners Recognized
Local students speak out against youth marijuana use   

NC Officials Identify Confirmed Case of Monkeypox in Cleveland County
First Confirmed Case of Monkeypox identified in Cleveland County

July 22,2022: Cleveland County Experiencing Increase in COVID-19 Cases
Health Officials Encourage Vaccination and Testing  

First Positive Case of Rabies Identified in Cleveland County This Year
Cleveland County identifies first rabies case of 2022

$50 Visa Gift Cards for First and Second Doses
Cleveland County Incentivizes COVID-19 Vaccine for County Residents  

September 28, 2021: Flu Vaccine Available at Cleveland County Health Department
The vaccine is available Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm, no appointment necessary.

July 8, 2021: Second Positive Case of Rabies Identified in Cleveland County This Year

If you see an animal demonstrating unusual behavior call the Cleveland County Animal Control Department 

June 23, 2021: $25 Summer Cards to be offered at Cleveland County Health Department for COVID-19 Vaccine
To schedule an appointment call 980-484-6019 Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.

April 19, 2021: Cleveland County Health Department Announces Launch of New Website
Visit us at www.clevelandcountyhdnc.com!

April 16, 2021: Everyone 16 and Older is now Eligible for the COVID-19 Vaccine
Appointments Available with the Cleveland County Health Department  

March 8, 2021: COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Available This Wednesday and Friday
Eligible individuals in Group 1 (Healthcare), Group 2 (65 and older) and Group 3 (Frontline Essential Workers)

February 19, 2021: Severe Weather Delays COVID-19 Vaccine Shipments

Second Dose Vaccine Clinic Scheduled on 2/23 Rescheduled to 2/25

January 29, 2021: Cleveland County Government Releases New Plan for Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments for Group 2 – Adults 65+
Updated COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Plan for Group 2

January 6, 2021: Cleveland County Government Shares Updated Rollout Plan for COVID-19 Vaccinations
COVID-19 Vaccine Plans

October 27, 2020: Third Positive Case of Rabies Identified in Cleveland County This Year
Skunk tests positive for rabies

October 21, 2020: Cleveland County COVID-19 Numbers Going in Wrong Direction
Practice the 3 W’s – Wear, Wait, Wash  

July 7, 2020: Cleveland County Reports Seventh Death Related to COVID-19
Cleveland County COVID-19 Update

July 6, 2020: Cleveland County Reports Sixth Death Related to COVID-19

Cleveland County COVID-19 Update

July 2, 2020: Cleveland County Reports Fifth Death Related to COVID-19
Cleveland County COVID-19 Update

June 28, 2020: Cleveland County Reports Fourth Death Related to COVID-19June 28, 2020: Cleveland County Reports Fourth Death Related to COVID-19
Cleveland County COVID-19 Update

June 24, 2020: Cleveland County Reports Third Death Related to COVID-19

Cleveland County COVID-19 Update

June 15, 2020: Fifteen Additional Cases of COVID-19 in County over Weekend
Cleveland County COVID-19 Update

May 28, 2020: Twenty-one More Confirmed Cases of COVID-19 in County since Last Week
Cleveland County COVID-19 Update

May 19, 2020: School Vaccine Drive-Thru’s Available First Week of June
CCPHC partners with Cleveland County Schools to provide required immunizations for rising 7th and 12th graders

May 7, 2020: Cleveland County Health Department Announces Two More Cases of COVID-19
Cleveland County COVID-19 Update

May 5, 2020: We are moving to Phase 1!
Executive Order 138 begins on Friday, May 8 at 5:00 pm

May 5, 2020: Cleveland County has First New COVID-19 Case in Over a Week
Cleveland County COVID-19 Update

February 4, 2020: No Confirmed Cases of Novel Coronavirus in NC to Date
Local health officials working closely with state and federal government to monitor situation 

November 1, 2019: North Carolina Lung Injury Cases Related to Vaping Increase

Acute lung injury cases have increased as e-cigarette use by young people rises

October 15, 2019: NC WIC Referral Form Available Online

Self and Community Referral to WIC program is now available through website  

October 11, 2019: New Requirements for Meningococcal Vaccine
High school seniors to have meningococcal vaccine booster beginning 2020 school year

September 27, 2019: It's Not Too Early to Get Your Flu Shot
Flu vaccine available at Cleveland County Public Health Center beginning September 30th  

September 13, 2019: Community Health Assessment Underway
Local agencies work together to assess community needs and plan programs to address issues

September 3, 2019: Two Cleveland County Public Health Center Nurses Receive Distinguished NC Public Health Nurse Award
Only 100 Nurses Recognized Statewide

June 3, 2019: Cleveland County to Host Opioid and Heroin Community Forum
Substance Abuse Taskforce Aims to Alleviate Impacts of Opioid Abuse in Cleveland County

March 22, 2019: Confirmed Case of Mumps in Cleveland County

Cleveland County Public Health Center Reinforces the Importance of Vaccination

February 26, 2019: First Confirmed Case of Rabies Identified in Cleveland County This Year
Cleveland County Public Health Center Gives Rabies Prevention Tips

December 20, 2018: Cleveland County Public Health Center Receives Child Health Recognition Award
Virtual Care Clinic Recognized for Innovative Partnership

November 2, 2018: Cleveland County Public Health Center Receives Grant to Help Prevent Opioid Overdoses in County
 New HOPE Program Aims to Extend Hope and Save Lives

October 26, 2018: North Carolina Division of Public Health Expands Hepatitis A Vaccine and Outreach Efforts
Cleveland County Public Health Center Offers Free Hepatitis A Vaccine for High Risk Groups

September 4, 2018: North Carolina’s Public Schools Mark 10 Tobacco-Free Years
Efforts Now Include Reducing Youth E-cigarette Use