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Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics Expand to Other Community Locations

Apr 28, 2021

As part of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services Bringing Back Summer Initiative, the Cumberland County Department of Public Health will now be offering COVID-19 vaccines at other locations starting Friday, April 30.

“COVID-19 vaccines are our best shot to bring back summer and get everyone safely back to the people, places and activities they love,” said Health Director Dr. Jennifer Green.

On Friday, April 30, the Health Department will offer first doses of the Pfizer vaccine from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spring Lake Recreation Center at 245 Ruth St., Spring Lake 28390. No appointments are needed.

Vaccinations will continue to be offered at the Crown Complex from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Tuesdays for second doses and on Wednesdays for first and second doses. Clinics will no longer be held at the Crown Complex on Fridays and will instead be scheduled in various locations in the county. Residents can view the vaccination clinic schedule and locations for the next several weeks here.

Here are some upcoming vaccination events in addition to the Crown Complex clinics on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

  • Monday, May 3 - First dose of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine will be available at the Health Department, 1235 Ramsey Street. Appointments needed.
  • Thursday, May 6 – Fayetteville Housing Authority, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointment needed.

    Operation Inasmuch, First dose of Johnson and Johnson and second dose of Pfizer.

  • Friday, May 7 – Family Fellowship, 1014 Danbury Rd, Fayetteville, 9 a.m.- 4 p.m. First doses appointments available. Standby lane open.

All individuals age 16 and up may schedule appointments on the County’s COVID-19 vaccine page. Call 910-678-7657 weekdays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. if you need assistance with the form or have questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.

Individuals who need transportation to and from any vaccination site can call 910-678-7619 for assistance Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cumberland County Vaccination Update

Cumberland remains in the Yellow Tier in the NC County Alert System, which indicates significant community spread, according to the most recent data taken from April 15. The County Alert System is updated every other week.

The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reports 22.8% of Cumberland County residents have had at least one COVID-19 vaccine and 18.8% are fully vaccinated.

Cumberland County’s COVID-19 positive test rate is at 8.3%. The World Health Organization recommends a positive rate of 5%.

There are 14 providers in Cumberland County offering vaccinations at 20 locations. Find your spot at https://myspot.nc.gov/.

Cumberland County COVID-19 Update 4/28/2021

Cases

 

# of cases

27,719

# of deaths

299

 

 

Vaccination Data

 

Eligible Groups - All individuals ages 16 and up

 

Doses administered to County residents

 

People vaccinated w/ at least one dose

76,598
NOTE: represents different providers receiving vaccines through NCDHHS.
Does not include doses given on Fort Bragg or through the VA.

People fully vaccinated

63,118

People vaccinated with at least one dose

22.8%

People fully vaccinated

18.8%