Up & Coming Weekly

January 26, 2021

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WWW.UPANDCOMINGWEEKLY.COM JANUARY 27-FEBRUARY 2, 2021 UCW 9 To broaden access to the COVID-19 vac- cine, Cape Fear Valley Health has added an additional vaccine clinic at its Health Pavilion North location within the Ex- pressCare clinic location at 6387 Ramsey St. Going forward, the clinic will be open Tuesday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. e HPN ExpressCare at this location is temporarily closed due to staff joining the COVID-19 vaccination efforts. Express- Care at Highsmith Rainey Specialty Hos- pital will remain open, and an additional provider has been added to the clinic to care for patients seeking walk-in Express- Care visits. All HPN ExpressCare calls will be forwarded to Highsmith Rainey ExpressCare. e other HPN clinics, in- cluding the Cancer Center, physical and occupational therapy, the Health Pavilion North Family Care, laboratory and radiol- ogy, as well as the outpatient pharmacy will remain open. Cape Fear is currently offering vaccina- tions to healthcare workers and members of the public who are age 65 and older. Appointments may be scheduled for those that live in Cumberland or Bladen County. ere is also a limited supply of doses for walk-ins available for individuals who do not live in one of those counties. On Jan. 26, Hoke Hospital's COVID-19 vaccine clinic converted to a walk-in only clinic that will allow individuals to stay in their vehicles until their group is called. Cape Fear's current vaccination clinic hours (for both employees and the public) are as follows: Cape Fear Valley Rehabilitation Center Auditorium: Tuesday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. ose who schedule ap- pointments at www.capefearvalley.com/ COVID19 will be given priority here, but walk-ins are welcome, as supply allows. Cape Fear Valley Health Pavilion North (HPN) at ExpressCare: Tuesday through Friday, 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Bladen County Hospital: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. ose who schedule appointments at www.cape- fearvalley.com/COVID19 will be given priority here, but walk-ins are welcome, as our supply allows. Hoke Hospital: Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Starting Jan. 26, the Hoke clinic will be a walk-in clinic only, which allows individuals to remain in their ve- hicles until called. New and improved school website Cumberland County Schools has de- veloped a newly designed website at www.ccs.k12.nc.us. e redesigned look features larger graphics, easier access to popular pages and a mobile-friendly design which optimizes each user's view- ing experience using tablets and smart- phones. New features allow school district officials to quickly push out time-sensitive updates to all district and school sites. "In today's world, a clear and concise website is a vital communication tool," said associ- ate superintendent Lindsay Whitley. "We hope our new website will help families, employees and community partners ac- cess important information with ease. e goal is to engage more stakeholders in the educational process and help our students achieve success in the classroom and beyond. New destination to be offered from Fayettevile Regional Airport American Airlines will begin offering daily service from Fayetteville to Dallas- Fort Worth International Airport in March. e new service will be in addition to American Eagle service provided five times daily to Charlotte Douglas Inter- national Airport. "We are very excited to offer this new destination and grateful for the continued support of our military and civilian communities in spite of the pandemic," said Airport Director Toney Coleman. "American's newly announced service ... connects customers to more than 200 destinations across the globe," said Jim Moses, American's Incoming Vice President of DFW Hub Operations. He added that to celebrate the new service, American will be giving away free tickets on the new route to DFW. ose interested in entering to win are encouraged to visit www.flyfay.com for sign-up and contest information. Citizen participation needed for city review boards ere are nearly two dozen citizen review boards the Fayetteville City Coun- cil depends on for policy making assis- tance. ere are numerous vacancies for the agencies, including the Public Works Commission, Airport Commission, Metro- politan Housing Authority, the Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission. Appli- cations will be accepted until January 31st. Qualified applications will be presented to the council's Appointments Committee in February. City Council will approve the appointees a regular meeting in March. To apply, visit www.fayettevillenc.gov. Under the "City Council" tab, click "Boards and Commissions", scroll down to "Vacancies" and click apply. Cape Fear opens additional COVID-19 vaccine clinic by JEFF THOMPSON NEWS DIGEST JEFF THOMPSON, Reporter. COMMENTS? Editor@upandcom- ingweekly.com. 910-484-6200.

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