COVID-19 INFORMATION (Novel Coronavirus)
***RCPH is now offering booster doses for the following Pfizer vaccine recipients who completed their initial series at least 6 months ago (download flyer).
Eligible individuals include:
Individuals 65 or older;
Individuals 18 and older and:
o Live or work in a nursing home or other long-term care residential facility.
o Have underlying health condition(s) that puts you at high risk for severe illness.
o Work in a high-risk profession, meaning you come into contact with a lot of people, and you don’t know their vaccination status.
o Individuals that live or work in a place where many people live together (ex., homeless shelters, correctional facilities, migrant farm housing, dormitories or other group living settings in colleges or universities).***
Please do your part to slow the spread of COVID...get vaccinated, wear a face covering indoors (no matter vaccination status), practice good hand and respiratory hygiene, get tested if you have symptoms, stay home from work or school if you have symptoms/test positive, etc. Help protect yourself and those around you.
We continue to strongly encourage that eligible individuals get vaccinated. Getting vaccinated is the best way for us to slow/stop the spread of COVID-19. RCPH continues to schedule vaccine appointments for individuals 12 years of age and older (Pfizer vaccine). Appointments can be made by calling the vaccine appointment line at 336-365-6110. The appointment line is open Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 4:00pm (excluding holidays) as appointments are available.
***We are also now offering a 3rd doses of Moderna and Pfizer to those who are moderately to severely immunocompromised. See attached flyer for specific details.***
To view the most current COVID-19 related data for NC and by county, check out the following provided by NCDHHS:
FEMA Video Details on COVID-19 Funeral Financial Assistance: FEMA created a public-facing training video published on YouTube that gives details on how FEMA is providing financial assistance for COVID-19-related funeral expenses that were incurred after January 20, 2020. The video will help provide information on the requirements and process of applying for assistance. View the Video.
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