Subhead County enters Phase 1b today Lindsey Roberts, a nurse at the Cherokee County Health Department, receives the first COVID-19 vaccination in the county. Nurse Misty Postell administered the vaccine on Dec. 23. Murphy – Cherokee County ended the year with its highest one-day total of new cases, then topped it two days into the new year. On Thursday, the Cherokee County Health Department reported that 33… Premium Content is available to subscribers only. Please login here to access content or go here to purchase a subscription.