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The Fayetteville Press November 11, 2021 Edition                                                                                        Page 5



























                            ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS                                                                    ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS


          Sealed proposals will be received until 2:00  p.m. December 14, 2021 in the Cumberland       Sealed proposals will be received until 3:00  p.m. December 14, 2021 in the Cumberland
      County Schools’ Plant Operations Center, 810 Gillespie Street, at which time they will be publicly  County Schools’ Plant Operations Center, 810 Gillespie Street, at which time they will be pub-
      opened and read aloud for the Pine Forest High School HVAC Upgrade.                         licly opened and read aloud for the Lewis Chapel Middle School HVAC Upgrade.


          A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 9:00 a.m. on November 23, 2021. Con-          A Mandatory Pre-Bid Conference will be held at 11:00 a.m. on November 23, 2021.
      tractors interested in bidding shall meet at Pine Forest High School,  525 Andrews Road,    Contractors interested in bidding shall meet at Lewis Chapel Middle School,  2150 Skibo
      Fayetteville, NC  28311. The designer will issue complete Bid Documents electronically. Contact  Road, Fayetteville, NC  28314. The designer will issue complete Bid Documents electronically.
      Atlantec Engineers, 3221 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 113, Raleigh, NC  27612, 919-571-1111       Contact Atlantec Engineers, 3221 Blue Ridge Road, Suite 113, Raleigh, NC  27612, 919-571-
      brad@atlantecnengineers.com for complete bidding requirements.                              1111 brad@atlantecnengineers.com for complete bidding requirements.

                                                                                                       Proposals will be received from contractors licensed per G.S.87.  A Bid Bond is required.
          Proposals will be received from contractors licensed per G.S.87.  A Bid Bond is required.  Certain MBE guidelines must be followed.
          Certain MBE guidelines must be followed.
                                                                                                       The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.
          The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all proposals.
                                                                                                       Blane Hunt, Planning and Construction Coordinator
          Blane Hunt, Planning and Construction Coordinator                                            Cumberland County Schools
          Cumberland County Schools                                                                    P. O. Box 2357
          P. O. Box 2357                                                                               Fayetteville, NC 28302
          Fayetteville, NC 28302


                                                                                                                                                              COVID-19 Vaccine Available
                                                     AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE FROM MEDICARE                                                                       for Children Ages 5–11Years
                                                                                                                                                               FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. – The
             “WE SAVED ON                                                                                                                                Cumberland County Department of
                                                                                                                                                         Public Health is authorized to adminis-
                                                                                                                                                         ter the Pfizer vaccination for children
               PRESCRIPTION                                                                                                                              ages 5-11 and will begin offering shots
                                                                                                                                                         Nov. 6 at various locations around
               COSTS. IT PAYS TO                                                                                                                         Cumberland County.
                                                                                                                                                              Vaccination clinics for youth 5-
               COMPARE PLANS.”                                                                                                                           11 years old will be held Saturday, Nov.
                                                                                                                                                         6, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Headquar-
                                                                                                                                                         ters Library, 300 Maiden Lane, and
                                                                                                                                                         Cliffdale Regional Branch Library, 6882
                                                                                                                                                         Cliffdale Road.
                                                                                                                                                              The Health Department is also
                                                                                                                                                         hosting an evening clinic on Nov. 9 at
                                                                                                                                                         the Health Center, 1235 Ramsey St.,
                                                                                                                                                         from 5-7 p.m. for anyone ages 5 and
                                                                                                                                                         older. Pfizer, Moderna and the J&J vac-
                                                                                                                                                         cines will be available.
                                                                                                                                                              “We are excited to start offering
                                                                                                                                                         vaccines to the 5 to 11-year-old popu-
                                                                                                                                                         lation who make up nearly 17% of
                                                                                                                                                         Cumberland County’s population,” said
                                                                                                                                                         Dr. Jennifer Green, Cumberland County
                                                                                                                                                         Public Health Director. “We will have
                                                                                                                                                         many locations throughout the county
                                                                                                                                                         where you can go for the shot. We want
                                                                                                                                                         to get as many people vaccinated as
                                                                                                                                                         possible ahead of the holiday season!”
                                                                                                                                                              The Public Health Department’s
                                                                                                                                                         vaccination outreach calendar is avail-
                                                                                                                                                         able  at  cumberlandcountync.gov/
                                                                                                                                                         covid19/vaccination/vaccination-
                                                                                                                                                         clinic-calendar.

                                                                                                                                                              Parental Consent

                                                                                                                                                              Parents are strongly encouraged
                    MEDICARE PLANS CHANGE EVERY YEAR.                                                                                                    to receive a COVID-19 vaccination;
                                                                                                                                                         to make an appointment for their child
                                                                                                                                                         however, walk-ins will be accepted at
                                                                                                                                                         the clinics.
                                                                                                                                                              Children ages 5-11 will need a
                                                                                                                                                         parent or guardian to consent for the
                                                                                                                                                         immunization.    Please   visit
                                                                                                                                                         covid19.ncdhhs.gov/vaccines/covid-
                                                                                                                                                         19-vaccines-children-ages-5-11  for
                                                                                                                                                         more information about this age group.
                                                                                                                                                              Minors ages 12-15 years old will
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                                                                                                                                                              If you need tested before the
                                                                                                                                                         Thanksgiving holiday, the Health De-
                                                                                                                                                         partment  can  provide  free  at-home
                                                                                                                                                         COVID-19 rapid antigen testing kits.
               )LQG SODQV DW   Medicare.gov   RU FDOO   1-800-MEDICARE (TTY 1-877-486-2048).                                                             Pick up a kit at the Health Department
                                                                                                                                                         Monday-Friday with no appointment
                                                                                                                                                         required. There is a limit of two kits per
                                                                                                                                                         person. For more information visit our
                                                                                                                                                         website.
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                                                                                                                                                         8 a.m. to 5 p.m. if you need assistance
                                                                                                                                                         with the form or have questions about
                                                                                                                                                         the COVID-19 vaccine.
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