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Cherokee County, NC Emergency Management
Friday June 24th, 2022 :: 04:15 p.m. EDT


For Immediate Release

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services has recently confirmed the first positive case of monkeypox within North Carolina. This case has been identified in Haywood County. The Cherokee County Health Department is working closely with NCDHHS to make sure we remain up to date on all aspects of prevention, treatment, spread, and risk factors identified by the CDC. Currently, there is no significant risk identified for the general public

Cherokee County, NC Emergency Management
59 Hiwassee St
Murphy, NC 28906

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 828-837-7352

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