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Cumberland County has its first case of monkeypox. The Cumberland County Department of Public Health on Monday confirmed an individual tested positive for the virus, according to Dr. Jennifer Green, the county health director.

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health has monkeypox vaccines for people who may have been exposed to the virus. The World Health Organization last weekend determined that monkeypox is …

A called meeting of the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners was canceled Monday evening because a majority of the commissioners did not attend. County Manager Amy Cannon had been expected to ask the board to consider creating two more water and sewer districts to combat a growing accumulation of forever chemicals in part of the county’s well-water supply.

The state Department of Environmental Quality is hosting a community information meeting on July 26 in Fayetteville to discuss new EPA guidelines related to GenX and what that means for area …

The Cumberland County commissioners will consider input from nonprofit agencies and the public on strategies to spend $16.9 million from the state to combat the opioid epidemic. The money is the …

Residents may pick up free mosquito insecticide from the Cumberland County Department of Public Health while supplies last. The product, Mosquito Dunks, is a biological pest control agent that kills mosquito larvae. It is non-toxic to fish, birds, wildlife and pets, the county said in a release.

The Cape Fear Valley Health System will serve as a regional medical campus for Drexel University College of Medicine starting in May, officials said. The affiliation agreement gives medical …

Cape Fear Valley to add 100 beds with $110M expansion

A $110 million expansion to Cape Fear Valley Medical Center will add 100 beds and reduce wait times in the Emergency Room, Cape Fear Valley Health announced Wednesday.   The expansion …

Masks will be optional in most Cumberland County government facilities for visitors and employees starting March 14, the county said in a release. Masks, however, will still be required at the …

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