All North Carolinians can prepare for COVID-19 by getting the latest information directly from reliable sources. The COVID-19 outbreak has been accompanied by a flood of misinformation from unreliable sources. Be thoughtful about what you read or hear about the virus and make sure you are separating rumor from fact before you act. Turn to these sources for reliable information:
- What is COVID-19?
- NC Department of Health and Human Services
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- Wake County Energy Assistance Programs
- Resources for Renters Facing Eviction
- Food Pantries and Distribution Centers in Wendell and Zebulon
- Wake County Government
Wake County is now conducting drive-thru COVID-19 testing at numerous locations. Some sites have been operating for months, others are moving every week as they try to reach communities throughout the county. This free service provides an easy and efficient way for residents to learn if they have the virus. Click here for more information. There is no cost and no appointment required for most locations. Walk-ups are welcome at all of our drive-thru testing sites! The above link is updated often with new locations so check it often.
COVID-19 Booster Shots
The FDA and CDC have authorized booster doses of Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine for Americans who are 65 and older, younger adults with underlying health conditions, and those in jobs that put them at high risk for COVID-19. These boosters are available at health department facilities and most pharmacies. Appointments may be required.