This is a rapidly-evolving situation and updated information will be provided as it becomes available.
Count On Me CLT: Click here for community resources about COVID-19.
Text Message from 704-285-1482: If you receive a text from 704-285-1482, it is a message from Mecklenburg County Public Health staff. Please call the number listed in then text message so that we can reach you about an important health matter.
Contact Tracing: Have you been contacted by Public Health about potential coronavirus exposure?
Learn more about contact tracing and what you can do to help stop the spread.
N.C. Safer at Home Phase 2: Mecklenburg County residents are under
North Carolina's Safer At Home Phase 2 of lifting COVID-19 restrictions.
If you believe you have come into contact with someone with COVID-19, here is how you can determine your risk of contracting the virus.
Most people who get COVID-19 will recover without needing medical care. But it's important to monitor your symptoms. Common symptoms include:
Seek medical attention immediately if you develop
emergency warning signs.
If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 or believe you may have the infection,
isolate yourself and avoid contact with others. You can leave home when you answer YES to ALL three questions:
Not everyone needs to be tested.
Public Health will continue to work with our partners to ensure COVID-19 screening and testing are available to all who need it in our community, regardless of insurance coverage.
Talk with your healthcare provider or call the Public Health hotline at
980-314-9400, Option 1 to speak with a community provider. Call before visiting a medical office.
COVID-19 is a respiratory illness and everyone is at risk of infection. Individuals with a higher risk of getting very sick from COVID-19 include:
Questions?Visit the COVID-19 resource pages for theN.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS)or
Centers for Disease Control (CDC), or call the Meckleburg County Public Health hotline at
980-314-9400, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. and Saturday-Sunday, 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.
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Mecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.