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County Has 48 COVID Cases, Commissioners Meet Monday

Apr 05, 2020

The Cumberland County Department of Public Health was notified today of three new positive cases of COVID-19, bringing the total for Cumberland County to 48.

The Health Department is conducting contact tracing investigations and will notify any contacts who fall under the guidelines for additional monitoring and testing. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a “close contact” as being within 6 feet for 10 minutes or more.

Commissioners Hold Regular Meeting Monday at 9 a.m.

Health Director Dr. Jennifer Green will provide a COVID-19 update to the Cumberland County Board of Commissioners during their regular meeting at 9 a.m. Monday, April 6.

The agenda is available on the County’s website at

In order to comply with the Governor's Executive Order 121, Section 3.A.1., prohibiting more than 10 people gathering, this meeting will be available to the public and media live via the Cumberland County website at, the County’s Facebook page (, Youtube page (, and on the Fayetteville Cumberland Education Channel (FCE-TV) Spectrum Cable Channel 5. Several commissioners will be participating via teleconference.