COVID-19 Resources

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UNC Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State health officials to monitor the outbreak of the respiratory disease COVID-19. The situation is evolving rapidly, so the best resource for the latest information is the CDC website. Here we will provide updated information as it relates to UNC Health and our affiliated hospitals, and our preparations, as well as tips for staying healthy.

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Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy for COVID-19

If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are at high risk for developing severe COVID-19, you may be eligible for monoclonal antibody treatment, which might prevent you from becoming sicker.

Learn More about Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy


UNC Researchers
Researchers seeking guidance on conducting research during the pandemic, you can find helpful information on these sites:

Research at UNC

UNC Researchers are hard at work to discover more facts about this virus and how best to treat it. Learn about some of the work being done by UNC Research related to COVID-19.

Learn More about UNC COVID-19 Research


What UNC Patients Need to Know

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"About 80 percent of patients with COVID-19 have mild to moderate symptoms and can be managed at home." —David J. Weber, MD, MPH, of UNC Hospitals Division of Infectious Diseases

What Physicians Need to Know

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CDC guidelines for healthcare providers, as well as information for UNC providers with questions about their patients.

Where to Seek Care

COVID-19 Testing — Please utilize one of the following options:

COVID-19 Testing at UNC Health: UNC Health patients may schedule their appointment by visiting My UNC Chart and selecting “Schedule an Appointment” from the menu or by contacting their UNC Health provider.

Schedule an appointment by visiting My UNC Chart

Visit the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) website to find a free testing site near you:

Visit NCDHHS online

Request a free at-home test kit from LabCorp

Request a free at-home lab test online

Primary Care: Non-urgent/ Minor Health Care Needs

  • Accepting new patients
  • Same day sick visits available
  • Ear infection
  • Sprain or strain
  • Allergic reaction
  • Colds, cough, flu, fevers
  • Minor burns, cuts/lacerations
  • Asthma attacks (minor), bronchitis
  • Nausea, migraines
  • Pink eye
  • Sore Throat
  • Dehydration

In-office and virtual visits available

Schedule an appointment or call 919-966-7890

Urgent Care: Minor Injuries and Illnesses

  • Allergies
  • Coughs and colds
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear infections
  • Fever and flu symptoms
  • Respiratory problems
  • Skin rashes
  • Sore or strep throat
  • Strains and sprains
  • Sinus infections
  • Minor cuts
  • Urinary tract infections

In-office and virtual visits available

Locations in Wake, Orange, and Johnson counties | Options for pediatric and orthopedic patients

Reserve your spot online

Emergency Department: Life-Threatening Injuries and Illnesses

  • Chest pain or heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Broken bones or deep wounds
  • Constant vomiting
  • Severe and prolonged shortness of breath
  • Allergic reactions to food or insect bites
  • Head injuries and/or unconsciousness
  • Heavy, uncontrolled bleeding

Note: This is not a complete list of emergency symptoms and conditions. Seek emergency care for any life-threatening situations

If You Have Symptoms of COVID-19

If you are concerned you have been exposed or have symptoms of COVID-19, click the COVID-19 Help tab on the bottom of the page. This will bring up our COVID-19 symptom checker that will lead you through some questions to determine if you need medical follow-up. You can also call your primary care provider. Review COVID-19 testing options on this page. 

UNC Health has a very limited supply of monoclonal antibody treatment medications right now. The fastest way to see if treatment is available or if you are eligible is to call your primary care physician. 

Call 911 or seek immediate treatment if your COVID-19 symptoms include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Persistent chest pain and/or pressure
  • A fever >104 degrees Fahrenheit that isn’t improving with over-the-counter fever reducing medication
  • Persistent vomiting and/or diarrhea
  • Confusion they weren’t experiencing before
  • An inability to get up
  • A blue tint to your lips and/or face

Frequently Asked Questions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention answers common questions about COVID-19.