Health Department News

Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) Update

As of January 31st, 2020, the North Carolina Division of Public Health (DPH) has released 3 news releases on the 2019 novel coronavirus:

As of 1/29, there have been no confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus in North Carolina. While the CDC considers 2019-nCoV to be a very serious public health threat, the current immediate health risk to the general American public is considered low at this time. Nevertheless, CDC is taking proactive preparedness precautions.

NC DPH has also released a coronavirus fact sheet and a list of frequently asked questions.