COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Resources

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This guide is a collaboration of the UNC-Chapel Hill Health Sciences Library and the North Carolina AHEC.

COVID-19 help

Find out if you are currently eligible for a vaccine, sign up to get notified, or find a vaccine provider at
Get Your Shot (Orange County NC)

If you have specific questions or concerns related to coronavirus, call the North Carolina Department of Health & Human Services (NC DHHS) 24/7 phone number
1-866-462-3821
or visit the NC DHHS Coronarivus website for more information.

In the event of an emergency, please call 9-1-1.

You can also submit questions online by selecting Chat at www.ncpoisoncontrol.org.

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Need someone to talk to?
You are not alone.

SAMHSA's National Helpline (24/7)
call 1-800-662-HELP (4357)

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (24/7)
call 800-273-TALK (8255) or chat with a person at the Lifeline here.

National Domestic Violence Helpline (24/7)
call 1-800-799-7233
text LOVEIS to 22522
log onto thehotline.org

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Covid-19

Latest News

For the latest information, residents of North Carolina should visit theimage of Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services at
www.ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus
and the Coronavirus Disease 2019 section of the
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website.

North Carolina Updates

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About COVID-19

Getting a Vaccination

Group 4 High Risk Persons now eligible starting March 17th

Vaccine appointments now open to essential personnel or anyone with high risk

Find out if you are currently eligible for a vaccine and 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.
  • COMING SOON! 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)

COVID-19 Supplies

For disinfection, diluted household bleach solutions, alcohol solutions with at least 70% alcohol, and most common EPA-registered household disinfectants should be effective. The American Chemistry Council Center for Biocide Chemistries maintains a list of products with EPA-approved emerging viral pathogens claims.

Patient Information for COVID-19

UNC Health Coronavirus Information