CHERAW, South Carolina – Through collaboration with McLeod Hospice and the McLeod Health Foundation, a patient room at McLeod Health Cheraw has been renovated to specifically serve McLeod Hospice patients that require hospitalization.
FAYETTEVILLE – Cape Fear Valley celebrated another construction milestone recently with the completion of the steel framing for the Dorothea Dix Care Unit for Adolescents. The facility is located on Melrose Road, across from the Cape Fear Valley Health Behavioral Health Care Inpatient Unit. The health system broke ground on the project in November, and it is anticipated to open in late 2021.
LAURINBURG — Whether the possible showers expected for Saturday fall or not, the Scotland County Health Department plans to offer a free COVID-19 vaccination event during Purcell Funeral Home’s “Community Fun Day” between 11 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. or longer.
This week local and statewide organizations partnered with the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services to participate in “Bringing Summer Back.” This is a get-out-the-vaccine campaign that will engages our community to fully vaccinate as many people as possible this summer.
FAYETTEVILLE – Cape Fear Valley Health celebrated the “topping off” of its new Center for Medical Education Thursday at a brief ceremony before the final steel beam was raised into place. Before the ceremony, health system and community members gathered to sign the beam and hear about the construction project’s progress.
HAMLET — David Collins of Laurinburg has more than 20 years of experience working as a firefighter and paramedic, but he is about to embark on a new career in helping people in need. Collins graduated in May from Richmond Community College’s associate degree nursing program, and as of June 12 when he passed the state licensing exam, he is now a registered nurse.
June, July and August are the perfect time of year to plan a trip to the beach, spend the day at the lake or enjoy pool time. With the strength of the sun’s ultraviolet (UV) rays at an all-time high during the summer months, it’s also a great time to practice sun safety! Here’s a fun fact: Did you know that the sun’s UV rays are strongest when your shadow is shorter than you?