According to Governor Roy Cooper’s office, the first case of COVID-19 has been identified in Wake County, North Carolina. The case is an isolated occurrence and COVID-19 is not widespread in North Carolina. Rowan County continues to have zero cases of COVID-19. Rowan County Health Department is closely monitoring the rapidly evolving situation. We continue to work closely with local, state, and federal partners to manage the latest information related to the virus and ensure preparedness.
North Carolina Division of Public Health recommends everyone continue taking precautions to protect themselves and others from the spread of respiratory illnesses, which includes COVID-19.
All North Carolinians can better prepare for COVID-19 by getting up-to-date information directly from reliable sources like NCDHHS and the CDC. Be thoughtful about what you read or hear about the virus and make sure you are separating rumor from fact before you act. For more information, please visit:
For more information, you may also call the NC DHHS COVID-19 information line at 866-462-3821. Press 1 for English or to ask for a language interpreter. Spanish speakers should press 2. To submit questions online, go to www.ncpoisoncontrol.org and select “Chat.”