Coronavirus Disease 2019

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Durham County Department of Public Health modified hours of operation during COVID-19 State of Emergency

The Durham County Department of Public Health (DCoDPH) is coordinating with the North Carolina Department of Health Human Services (NCDHHS) as NCDHHS leads COVID-19 monitoring and preparedness efforts for the state.  On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) characterized COVID-19 as a pandemic. On April 3, 2020, Durham County and the City of Durham issued a combined and amended Stay-at-Home Order effective Saturday, April 4, at 5:00pm - April 30, 2020.

As of April 7, 2020, 219 Durham County residents have tested positive for COVID-19. This number includes one Durham County resident who was confirmed positive in another state. This page will be updated daily at approximately 6:00pm to reflect current case counts. 

COVID-19 Frequently Asked Questions.


Individuals & Families


           Colleges, Universities, & Schools


Businesses & Employers


Healthcare Providers


      Long-Term Care Facilities


Community Events & Mass Gatherings

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Childcare Centers
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       Managing Overall Health
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Use the resources below to find accurate, up-to-date information and resources on COVID-19, including guidance for specific groups.

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COVID-19 Hotlines
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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There are many ways to help Durham County residents affected by COVID-19:

For medical providers
For community members


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CDC (@CDCgov)
DCoDPH (@DurhamHealthNC)


News Highlights

City of Durham and Durham County Governments Combine and Amend Stay-At-Home Order
Durham County Issues Stay-At-Home Order
NC Issues Stay-At-Home Order
Durham County Declares State of Emergency
NC Declares State of Emergency

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Health Director Updates



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