COVID-19 Resources

  • COVID-19 vaccines are free and available in North Carolina to everyone ages 5 and older. No insurance or doctor’s note is needed.
  • Booster shots are recommended for all North Carolinians 18 and older. The CDC recently authorized the Pfizer booster for individuals 12 and older. You are eligible for a booster if you are A) 12 or older and received your second dose of Pfizer vaccine more than five months ago;  B) 18 or older and received your second dose of the Moderna vaccine more than five months ago; or C) 18 or older and received your Johnson & Johnson vaccine more than two months ago. Read more online about protecting yourself and others by getting vaccinated
  • If you have symptoms or have been around someone who has tested positive for COVID, you should get tested as soon as possible. Wake County Public Health offers free drive-thru COVID testing six days a week, 12 hours a day at five locations throughout the county. No ID or insurance are needed. Appointments are required to allow the county to prioritize residents who are symptomatic, have been exposed to COVID, or are at higher risk.  All sites use self-administered PCR tests. Schedule an appointment online or call 1-888-675-4567.
  • Stay updated with local Wake County COVID-19 information
  • The American Rescue Plan provides direct relief for workers and families. Find out more about how to access your benefits.   
  • The COVID-19 pandemic is both a public health and a mental health crisis. Find ways that you can help yourself, others, and your community manage stress

Register to Vote Online

There’s a lot going on in each of our lives due to COVID-19, but it’s still important to vote. Register to vote online with the official NCDMV Voter Registrations Application.

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