COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources
For the latest information, residents of North Carolina should visit the
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 section of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.
North Carolina News
Getting a Vaccination
Starting Thursday, May 13th: Everyone aged 12 and up is eligible to receive a vaccine!
Find out if you are currently eligible for a vaccine and sign up to get notified at https://findmygroup.nc.gov/.
Vaccine providers near Orange County NC:
- Orange County Health Department ― Visit their Get Your Shot page to sign up or call 919-913-8088 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. seven days a week.
- UNC Health ― Visit the Get Vaccinated page or call 984-215-5485 between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday.
- Piedmont Health Services ― Visit the COVID-19 Testing and Vaccination page or call 919-545-3452.
- Hillsborough Pharmacy ― Visit their Home Page or call 919-245-1212.
- Duke Health ― Visit the COVID-19 Vaccines Update page to join the waiting list. If you are a Duke MyChart user, you can check Duke MyChart regularly to view appointment availability.
- Cone Health ― Visit the COVID-19 Vaccine Information page to join the waiting list.
- Durham Veterans Affairs Health Care System ― Call 919-286-0411 and dial 0 for the operator to schedule an appointment if you are a veteran at high risk or a veteran frontline essential worker. See the system’s website for more information. See the COVID-19 Vaccine for High Risk Veterans to see the listing of veterans eligible now for vaccination through the VA.
Data from Get Your Shot (Orange County NC)
Podcast: What You Can Do Once You're Vaccinated, According to the CDC
UNC-Chapel Hill Resources
UNC-Chapel Hill Updates
Information on the University’s response to COVID-19, the Carolina Together Testing Program, and our COVID-19 Community Standards.
Students, Faculty, Staff, and Researchers
COVID-19 information as it relates to UNC Health and affiliated hospitals,
preparations, as well as tips for staying healthy
COVID-19 Scholarship by UNC-Chapel Hill Researchers
Research contributing to discoveries associated with COVID-19 has been growing on the UNC campus over the past year. To help increase visibility of this integral research and illustrate the extensive organizational collaborations that help move UNC research forward, a team from University Libraries – Health Sciences Library analyzed the COVID-19 research output of UNC Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) researchers. Between January 2020 and April 2021, a total of 782 UNC-CH researchers have authored 579 publications.
Access the full report and supplementary data at:
North Carolina Resources
Data from NCDHHS
Triangle County Information
Links to public health alerts, advisories, and updates as well communicable disease prevention information and resources you need
Links to information on COVID-19 vaccinations,
reporting, testing, and guidance for specific groups
Links, videos, and tools for Orange County residents
CDC is responding to an outbreak of respiratory disease caused by a novel (new) coronavirus that was first detected in China and which has now been detected in almost 70 locations internationally, including in the United States. The virus has been named “SARS-CoV-2” and the disease it causes has been named “coronavirus disease 2019” (abbreviated “COVID-19”).