CLEVELAND COUNTY, N.C. — Cleveland County is offering incentives to boost COVID-19 vaccination. The situation was dire two weeks ago, but the area is seeing a big shift.
“We were averaging 50-plus Cleveland County patients being hospitalized each day,” said Dr. DeShay Oliver, director for the county health department. “Whereas now, our numbers are in the 30s.”
>> In the video at the top of this page, reporter Ken Lemon hears from leaders hoping the county’s efforts help in getting everyone vaccinated.
(Watch the video below: ‘In a crisis’: Health leaders discuss COVID-19 trends in Cleveland County)
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