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Information on Novel Coronavirus (​COVID-19)

As of June 18, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that all children over the age of 6 months get either the Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Read the June 18 media release and June 24 media release from CDC to learn more.

Mecklenburg County Public Health is now offering both vaccinces to children ages 6 months and older Read the media release for more information and visit our COVID-19 vaccine page for clinic locations and hours.
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MECKLENBURG COUNTY COVID-19 DATA, June 17 - 30, 2022
(UPDATED JuLY 6, 2022)

Early Warning Indicators
Wastewater Monitoring
Emergency Department (ED) Visits for COVID-19 Symptoms
  • All monitoring sites showed SARS-CoV-2 in 40 - 79.9% of the wastewater samples tested
  • Indicates high transmission of illness in County
  • 806 ED visits during June 17 - 30
  • ED visits decreased 9% from previous 2-week period
  • Indicates little strain on emergency medical services in County
Health System Capacity ​ ​ ​
Hospital Admissions Reported COVID-19 Cases & Deaths
  • 7.3% of COVID-19-like illness visits during June 17 - 30 resulted in hospital admissions
  • Indicates little strain on hospital systems in County

  • June 17 - 30: 6,237 reported cases; 8% increase from previous 2-week period
  • June 17 - 30: 6 reported deaths; increase from previous 2-week period
  • Indicates high transmission of illness in County

Vaccination Progress ​ ​ ​
  • Residents with at least one dose: 68%
  • Residents with two doses or one dose of Johnson & Johnson: 64%
  • Residents with one booster/additional dose: 37% ​ ​
Surveillance of Variants ​ ​ ​
Strains present in Mecklenburg County during June 6 - 16:

  • Omicron (BA.2-like): 71.7%
  • Omicron (presumptive BA.5-like): 27.3%
  • Omicron (BA.4-like): 1.0%

CDC COVID-19 Community Level
(Combination of new COVID-19 hospital admissions, percent of staffed inpatient hospital
 beds occupied by patients with COVID-19, 
and new COVID-19 cases)​ ​ ​
  • COVID-19 community level as of July 1: Low
  • Indicates low burden of illness on County resources
Image showing Mecklenburg County's COVID-19 Community Level as LOW

COVID-19 Safety Precautions Based on COVID-19 Community Level*

Low

Medium

High

*People may choose to wear a mask at any time. People with COVID-19 symptoms, positive COVID-19 test, or exposure to someone with COVID-19 should wear a mask around others.

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Public Health Hotline: 980-314-9400

Option 3 (English) or Opción 8 (Español)

Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

This hotline is for general questions regarding COVID-19 and vaccines.
If you have a medical emergency, call 911.