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  • Cumberland County Drops to Yellow Tier of COVID-19 Alert

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    March 22, 2021
    COVID-19 Update
    Cumberland County Drops to Yellow Tier of COVID-19 Alert


    FAYETTEVILLE – Cumberland County has dropped from the Orange Tier to the Yellow Tier of the NC County Alert System, according to the most recent available data taken from Feb. 28 – March 13.
     
    Though the Yellow Tier of the NC County Alert System indicates significant community spread, it is less severe than the Orange Tier, which indicates substantial spread. Cumberland County was in Orange up until the end of February.
     
    Cumberland County’s COVID-19 positive test rate is at 6.4%. The World Health Organization recommends a positive rate of 5%.
     
    The Department of Public Health reports 13 Cumberland County residents died from the coronavirus since the beginning of March, bringing the total to 289 deaths. There have been 25,173 cases reported since the onset of the pandemic.
     
    The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services reports that 14.1% of Cumberland County’s population is at least partially vaccinated and almost 10% is fully vaccinated.
    “There are nine providers in our County offering vaccinations at 15 locations, so our citizens have several options on where to be vaccinated,” said Dr. Jennifer Green. You can find your spot at https://myspot.nc.gov/.
    Vaccine Clinic Information
    Cumberland County continues to offer free drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination clinics to individuals in Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4. An online application form allows individuals to choose their own appointment date and time for the first dose and second dose of the vaccine. Second doses are automatically scheduled after the first dose is received.
     
    There will be a clinic for first doses tomorrow, Saturday, March 20, at the Crown Complex from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Appointments are required.
     
    The clinic schedule for next week follows:
     
    • Tuesday, March 23: Second doses; appointments only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4. No standby lane.
    • Wednesday, March 24: First and second doses; appointments only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4. No standby lane.
    • Friday, March 26: First doses; appointments only. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4. Standby lane from 3 to 5 p.m. for eligible individuals.
     
    Visit co.cumberland.nc.us/covid19vaccine to make an appointment. 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.

     
    Cumberland County COVID-19 UPDATE  3/19/2021
    CASES  
    # of cases 25,173
    % of positive cases 6.4%
    # of deaths 289
       
    Vaccination Data  
    Eligible Groups 1, 2, 3, 4  
    Doses administered to Cumberland County residents  
    1st dose administered through March 19 47,224 NOTE: represents different providers receiving vaccines through NCDHHS
    2nd dose administered through March 11 32,734
    1st dose percent of population vaccinated 14.1%
    2nd dose percent of population vaccinated 9.8%
       
    CLINIC SCHEDULE  
    Cumberland County Health Department Vaccination Clinics for Week of March 22-26 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Crown Expo Center 1960 Coliseum Drive, Fayetteville
    Tuesday, March 23 2nd Dose. By Appointment Only
    Wednesday, March 23 1st and 2nd Doses. By Appointment Only for Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4
    Friday, March 26 1st Dose. Appointments 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Standby Lane (first-come, first served) from 3 to 5 p.m. for Groups 1, 2, 3 and 4
     

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    Contact:
    Jennifer Green, Public Health Director
    (910) 433-3600