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COVID Text Alert System Launches

Mar 23, 2020

Cumberland County has set up a text alert system to provide information regarding COVID-19 that will be sent directly to your phone. To receive information on COVID-19 in Cumberland County, text CCDPHCOVID19 to 888777.

Simple instructions are sent to users that will allow registration for the messaging and users can customize what alerts they receive in various categories. The alerts are produced through Everbridge, a company that offers communications services for notifications of emergencies.

Visit the County’s website for information related to Cumberland County’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, including operational changes for county departments and the latest news releases at and the North Carolina Department of Human Services website at