Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19)

Everyone 6-months and older should get the fall COVID-19 vaccine along with a flu shot. Because the COVID-19 virus continues to evolve, the updated COVID-19 vaccine is designed to match the changed virus and help protect people from serious illness, hospitalization and death. The vaccine becomes available at a time when North Carolina is seeing an increase in COVID-19 infections according to the North Carolina Respiratory Virus Dashboard.

To view the full statement regarding COVID vaccines, click here. (9/15/23)

COVID Test Kits

Every U.S. household may place an order to receive four free COVID-⁠19 rapid tests delivered directly to your home. Visit to order your test. 

Need help placing an order for your at-⁠home tests?Call 1-800-232-0233 (TTY 1-888-720-7489).



To access the COVID-19 planing tool click the image above or click here. (For Spanish, click here). 

COVID Vaccine Information

Updated COVID-19 vaccines are available to everyone ages 6 months and older.

To schedule your COVID-19 vaccine appoitment call 910-572-1393. 

You are due for another dose if your last COVID vaccine was:

  • Two months ago (people with compromised immune systems)
  • Four months ago (people 65 years or older)
  • Before September 2022 (everyone)

To find other COVID Vaccine locations, click here


 Check My Symptoms

  • A free tool from NCDHHS that allows you to enter your symptoms and determine if you should get tested for COVID-19. (
  • Note: The symptom checker is an informational tool to help people determine if they may need to be tested; however it is not a physician order. Testing sites may require their own screening. 
  • Find My Testing Place (
    • A free website from NCDHHS that allows you to enter their ZIP code and access a list of nearby testing site locations.

 Know Your Ws: Wear, Wash, Wait

If you leave home, practice your Ws: Wear, Wait, Wash 

  • Wear a cloth face covering if you will be with other people 
  • Wait 6 feet apart. Avoid close contact.
  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds or use hand sanitizer. 

These actions can protect our families and neighbors as the state takes a cautious step forward to ease restrictions while the virus is still circulating.

More information from NCDHHS is available here.

COVID-19 Wellness Resources

NCDHHS has created a list of resources to help residents state wide maintain their overall health and wellness throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. View here for more information.

Telehealth in NC

The Montgomery County Department of Health is now offering telehealth services. To learn more or schedule an appointment, call (910) 572-1393.

Staying home does not mean ignoring your health. Telehealth allows people to get health care services using a computer, tablet, smart phone or other technology. All insurance companies in the state, including Medicaid and Medicare, are covering healthcare visits through telehealth.

COVID-19 and Telehealth Flyer

Why Telehealth in COVID-19 (video)

Learn more about telehealth.

What is telehealth?

More information on Telehealth and COVID-19


Sharing Accurate Information on Social Media

To be certain that you are seeing and sharing the most accurate COVID-19 information, please follow NCDHHS and the CDC. This information is reliable and can be shared easily to ensure that only reliable and accurate information is being spread.

Click here for more information on reliable COVID-19 updates.

People who have questions or concerns related to COVID-19 can call 866-462-3821 for more information. Press 1 for English or to ask for a language interpreter. Spanish speakers should press 2. To submit questions online, go to and select "Chat". You can also call 2-1-1 for more information.

Click here for more information on social distancing measures and terminology.

A Kid's Guide to COVID-19

Montgomery County Department of Health has created a COVID-19 flyer. See below, click here for a printable version, o aquí para español.

Case Updates

U.S. COVID-19 case updates can be found from the CDC and NC case updates are available from NC DHHS.
Rolling updates on COVID-19 from the WHO can be found here.

Additional Information

More information is also available on the NC DPH novel coronavirus website, the CDC's website, and from the World Health Organization. NC State Government has also created a website with COVID-19 information from across state government.

Johns Hopkins CSSE has developed a COVID-19 Map with information on confirmed cases worldwide.

Common COVID-19 myths.


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