Eastpointe Human Services appoints new CEO

BEULAVILLE – Eastpointe Human Services, a regional behavioral health managed care organization serving 12 North Carolina counties, announced recently that …

January 29th, 2016 |  

Diabetes support group meets Thursday

Bladen County Health Department will be having their Diabetes Educational Support Group Meeting on Thursday, January 28, 2016 at 5:30 …

January 26th, 2016 |  



On the heels of Tobacco-Free Awareness Week reminding Americans of the societal and economic costs of smoking, which totals more …

January 22nd, 2016 |  

Lower Cape Fear Hospice seeks volunteers

ELIZABETHTOWN — Lower Cape Fear Hospice, a nonprofit hospice serving the area for 35 years, is in need of volunteers …

January 16th, 2016 |  

Health department performs 26 inspections

Health department performs 26 inspections

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department performed a total of 26 inspections of food establishments during the month of …

January 12th, 2016 |  

Hospice offering free healthcare decision clinics

ELIZABETHTOWN — Lower Cape Fear Hospice will host three “Begin the Conversations” clinics about end-of-life and healthcare decisions starting in …

January 7th, 2016 |  

Expanded Cape Fear Valley ED set to open

FAYETTEVILLE – Cape Fear Valley’s expanded adult Emergency Department is set to open Friday, Dec. 11, with more beds and …

December 10th, 2015 |  

Health department performs 34 inspections

Health department performs 34 inspections

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department conducted a total of 34 inspections of food-service sites in the county during …

December 7th, 2015 |  

Graham presents research

Graham presents research

Mēki Jacobs Graham, DNP, NP-C, Lower Cape Fear Hospice nurse practitioner for Bladen and Columbus counties, recently presented research findings …

November 27th, 2015 |  

Tyson recalling 52K pounds of cooked chicken wings

LANSING, Mich. (WLNS) – Check your refrigerators and freezers. Tyson Foods is recalling 52,486 pounds of chicken wings because they …

November 17th, 2015 |  

VA Rural Health Team to share health info in Riegelwood/East Arcadia

FAYETTEVILLE – Veterans in and around Columbus County can enroll in the VA health care system and receive health information …

November 9th, 2015 |  

13 health inspection performed

13 health inspection performed

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Bladen County Health Department performed a total of 13 inspections of food service sites during the month …

November 8th, 2015 updated: November 8th, 2015. |  

N.C. ranksas the 15thfattest state

N.C. ranksas the 15thfattest state

It’s officially now the holidays season — that time when cookies are being baked, pies are being planned, the Thanksgiving …

November 7th, 2015 |  

What’s wrong with Grandpa? Company offers Alzheimer’s awareness for children

With more than 5 million people in the United States diagnosed with Alzheimer’s, chances are high that disease will touch …

November 5th, 2015 |  

Student uses creative ways to attract potential kidney donor

GREENSBORO (AP) — A North Carolina A&T University student has gotten creative in her search for a prospective kidney donor. …

November 1st, 2015 |  

Gov. McCrory announces grant to expand mental health supervision program for probationers

RALEIGH — Gov. Pat McCrory has announced the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice has received a $679,000 grant …

October 30th, 2015 |  

Cape Fear Valley earns top grade for patient safety

FAYETTEVILLE – Cape Fear Valley Health, the parent company for Bladen County Hospital, has earned an A grade for patient …

October 29th, 2015 updated: October 29th, 2015. |  

From WRAL …

NEW YORK — Walgreens is buying rival Rite Aid for about $9.41 billion in cash, creating a drugstore giant with …

October 28th, 2015 |  

Community Health Awards

Community Health Awards

LUMBERTON — Southeastern Health hosted its third annual Regional Community Health Awards event on Thursday, Oct. 22. at Robeson Community …

October 27th, 2015 |  

Deadly Bird Flu flying south for winter

By now, most of the general public are familiar with the Avian Influenza virus, or Bird Flu as it is …

October 22nd, 2015 |  

Bladen County Hospital receives sepsis treatment certification

ELIZABETHTOWN – Bladen County Hospital has made history by becoming the first Critical Access Hospital in the nation to receive …

October 21st, 2015 |  

Blood drive is Wednesday at hospital

ELIZABETHTOWN – Cape Fear Valley Blood Donor Center will hold a blood drive at Bladen County Hospital. The drive will …

October 16th, 2015 |  


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