News Releases

$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