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Please see the many resources below about COVID-19 focusing on accurate medical information and recommendations for staying safe.

Help protect others by staying at home and taking precautions as recommended by state and federal authorities. Call your Primary Care Provider or your Hemophilia Center (919-966-4736) if you have questions.

What is COVID-19?

  • COVID-19 is the disease caused by the new coronavirus and COVID – 19 stands for Corona Virus Disease 19.
  • COVID-19 symptoms include cough, fever, shortness of breath, muscle aches, sore throat, unexplained loss of taste or smell, diarrhea and headache. COVID-19 can be severe, and some cases have caused death.
  • The COVID-19 can be spread from person to person. It is diagnosed with a laboratory test.
  • Prevention involves frequent hand-washing, coughing into the bend of your elbow, staying home when you are sick and wearing a cloth face covering if you can’t practice social distancing.
  • Vaccines are available to those 5 years of age and older.  Please contact your provider for vaccine related questions.

Medical & Scientific Resources

  • There are many resources online with updated information on the COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
  • We recommend only using sources that provide official information to avoid misinformation and confusion. Be very careful when reading or viewing information from questionable sources.

North Carolina Specific Information

National Resources

COVID 19 Vaccination Recommendations

Talking to Children about COVID-19