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Tornado recovery continues in hard hit Winston County where residents will soon find the return of medical care.

State Department of Health and Human Services Secretary Aldona Wos named Cummings, 58, to the job Tuesday. He replaces former Medicaid director Carol Steckel, who resigned last year.

Governor Pat McCrory announced that North Carolina's Mobile Disaster Hospital is being sent to Mississippi to provide medical support to a community whose 41-bed hospital, medical clinics and only nursing home was destroyed by the tornadoes on Monday.