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Posted on: January 31, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Media Release COVID-19 - January 31, 2021

For Immediate Release


COVID-19 Information

Phone: 980-432-1800

Vaccine Information

Onsite at vaccine clinics: Text rocopod to 888777 or tune into 88.7 FM for updates

Rowan County COVID-19 Case Information:

Schedule a First-Dose Vaccine Appointment

A link for making a first-dose vaccine appointment will be activated on the First Dose Clinics webpage tomorrow at 10 AM for making an appointment for a vaccine clinic to be held on Thursday. This link will open SignUp Genius, an online scheduling tool.  You are not required to create an account to make an appointment.  Please review our How to Make an Appointment Guide (PDF)for step-by-step instructions.  

Rowan County COVID-19 Testing for February 1 - 5

Rowan County continues to support North Carolina’s goal of increasing testing of people who may not currently have symptoms, but may have been exposed to COVID-19.  Testing sites are as follows:   

Cabarrus-Rowan Community Health Center Mobile Unit
Rowan County Health Department
1811 E Innes Street, Salisbury
Friday, February 5th from 9 AM – 12 PM 

OptumServe (NEW)
Rowan County Health Department
1811 E Innes Street, Salisbury
Tuesday, February 2nd from 10 AM – 2 PM 

Carolina COVID Testing
711 E. Innes Street, Salisbury (former K-mart parking lot)
7 days a week, 10 AM - 5 PM
Free; No appointment needed 

Novant Health Rowan
1904 W Jake Alexander Boulevard, Salisbury
Call 704-210-7845 for an appointment; testing criteria may apply.  

FastMed Clinic
1361 Klumac Road, Salisbury
Will bill insurance; for non-insured individuals, the cost is $199 for both COVID-19 and antibody testing; no appointment needed.

Moose Pharmacy
1408 W. Innes St, Salisbury
Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 6 PMSaturday, 9 AM – 1 PM
Must schedule appointment online:
Cost: $120 for Rapid tests and $160 for PCR tests                        

1924 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury
Must schedule appointment online;   

W. G. Hefner VA Medical Center
1601 Brenner Avenue, Salisbury
Testing criteria may apply; will only test veterans. 

Testing locations, dates, and times are updated regularly on the Rowan County COVID-19 Testing Information webpage.


Amy Smith

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