Gov. Copper has opened up eligibility for other frontline workers in essential jobs to get the Covid-19 vaccine. The rest of Group 3 that are now eligible include:  people who must work in-person in one of the following industries: critical manufacturing, essential goods, food and agriculture, government and community services, health care and public health, […]

Tested, safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines will help us get back in control of our lives and back to the people and places we love. A free COVID-19 vaccine will be available to all who want it, but supplies will be limited at first. We want to make sure people are vaccinated as quickly and […]

Coronavirus Relief funding will provide funding to the state Department of Transportation and Department of Health and Human Services to provide transportation for those need it to receive their Covid-19 vaccines. Around $2.5 million in Coronavirus Relief funding will be distributed to local transit agencies. Anyone needing a ride should contact their local transit agency […]

Wake County is providing six sites for free COVID-19 testing this week and into 2021, with several sites open on New Year’s Day and park locations offering Sunday hours. There’s no cost, no appointment necessary, no insurance needed, and no ID required. Walk-ups are welcome. The following locations will be open Monday through Saturday every week, […]

The table below lists no-cost events across the state. Some locations may ask for identification, but it is not required at all testing places. Your personal information is private and strictly confidential. For more information, contact your local testing place before arriving. How to see if there is a community testing event near you: Sort […]

According to published reports, the Food and Drug Administration has officially approved the vaccine for the coronavirus after hearing the research materials and answering questions from Pfizer’s vaccine experts.

Governor Roy Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NC DHHS) announced a new COVID-19 County Alert System to pinpoint counties with the highest levels of viral spread and offer specific recommendations to bring numbers down. This system will help give local leaders another tool to […]

Most people who get COVID-19 will be able to recover at home. CDC has directions for people who are recovering at home and their caregivers, including: Stay home when you are sick, except to get medical care. Use a separate room and bathroom for sick household members (if possible). Wash your hands often with soap and water […]

Durham Public Schools has developed a Plan B Recommendation that will be presented to the school board on November 19. Parts of this COVID-19 plan are in place now and preparations are underway for when our students can return to in-person learning in January or later if necessary. Plan B recommends that students Pre-K through […]

The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services released new guidance for Thanksgiving celebrations and Black Friday shopping to help North Carolinians gauge the risks, protect their friends and loved ones, and slow the spread of COVID-19. “The best way to protect loved ones during Thanksgiving is to limit travel and gatherings with anyone […]

Guidelines for Halloween: Any scenario in which many people gather together poses a risk for COVID-19 transmission. Local officials and organizers of Halloween activities should create and implement a plan to minimize the opportunity for COVID-19 transmission. It is strongly recommended that alternative Halloween activities, instead of the traditional door-to-door trick-or-treating, be increased as much […]

The City of Goldsboro values its small business community and recognizes the hardships this community has faced in recent months due to COVID-19. In response, the City of Goldsboro has partnered with Wayne Community College to create the Small Business COVID 19 Grant Program. The City is providing approximately 30 grants in the amounts of […]