Corona Virus & COVID-19 Response
Use the link above to make your vaccine appointment. Use the link above to make your vaccine appointment for 1st (including pediatric), 2nd, or 3rd dose. If no appointment times are listed, all slots available for that day have been filled.
Use the link above to make your testing appointment. If no appointment times are listed, all slots available for that day have been filled. If there are no appointments available and you need to be tested, please find another location here: Find My Testing Place.
COVID-19 testing is currently unavailable at this time. Please check back later for updates.
Vaccine appointments for children ages 5-11 are now available at the Health Department in Louisburg.
Vaccines will be given to children inside of the former Board of Elections space located on the right side of the Health Department. All adults receiving a vaccine will continue to follow the drive-thru model.
Click here for upcoming COVID-19 Pediatric Vaccination Events!
Franklin County Health Department is currently administering the COVID-19 vaccine to individuals in the following categories:
For individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial series:
Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are also recommended for those who are 18 and older and who were vaccinated two or more months ago.
Individuals who are immunocompromised can receive a booster immunization at least 28 days following the second dose.
If you do not meet the requirements for the vaccine at this time, your appointment will be cancelled.
Please bring your vaccination card to your appointment. If you do not meet the requirements for the vaccine at this time, your appointment will be cancelled.
- We are not vaccinating anyone who receives a monoclonal antibody treatment for a COVID-19 infection within 90 days prior to their COVID-19 vaccine appointment
- If you have recently tested positive for COVID-19, you must have completed your isolation period in order to receive the vaccine
- If you are a contact to someone who recently tested positive for COVID-19, you must have completed your quarantine period to receive a vaccine
If you have any other questions, please contact the Franklin County Health Department at COVIDVAX@franklincountync.us
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the NC Department of Information Technology (NCDIT) have made funding available to North Carolina Households to assist with monthly Internet bills. Please click here to see the flyer for eligibility and program information. This program is available on a first come, first served basis and is only available as long as funds are available. If you think you qualify, go to the Emergency Broadband Benefit website at https://www.getemergencybroadband.org/.
- COVID Vaccine Appointment Transportation
- Are you a resident in the Kerr-Tar region in need of transportation to and from your COVID-19 vaccine appointment? The North Carolina Department of Transportation and Department of Health & Human Services are pleased to announce transportation assistance to COVID-19 vaccine appointments through local transit agencies. Residents in Vance, Franklin, Granville, and Warren Counties may contact KARTS at (252) 438-2573 and residents in Person County may contact PATS at (336) 597-1171.
- Click here for or information on how to get your second dose of covid vaccine.
Please use EMAIL for Vaccines: covidVAX@franklincountync.us.
- Franklin County Covid-19 Dashboard (updated 12/2/21)
- Click here to view the proper way to wear a face covering
- View NCDHHS Phase 2 - Easing of Restrictions
- View COVID-19 Information from Across State Government
- See all COVID-19 Executive Orders issued by NC Governor Roy Cooper
- Public Safety Curfew curfew is no longer in effect (resource purposes only)
- Proclamation of Support for Governor Roy Cooper's "Stay at Home Order"
- Franklin County's Proclamation of a State of Emergency
- COVID-19 North Carolina Case Count
- NC DHHS COVID-19 Response
- Business Resources Related to COVID-19
- Franklin County News Releases...click here
Corona Virus & COVID-19 Joint Information Center (JIC)
- Opened March 11th to provide Franklin-County-Specific virus Information
- Open Monday – Friday from 8am-5pm and may be reached at 919-496-8113
- Email general questions/concerns to CoronaVirus@franklincountync.us
- Latest news from Joint Information Center
- If you have immediate concerns, contact your health care provider
Tips to Remain Healthy
- Wash your hands frequently with soap and water
- Stay away from sick people and practice social distancing
- Clean and disinfect surfaces that are frequently touched
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth
- Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue
- Discard tissues after a single use
- Guide To Home-Proofing for Flu, Coronavirus, and Other Illnesses
- Follow the CDC's travel guidance
Key Phone Numbers
- NC COVID-19 Helpline: 1-866-462-3821
- NC 2-1-1 by United Way of North Carolina is now available for people to call for assistance related to the COVID-19 coronavirus
- COVID-19 text information and updates are available. To sign up, text COVIDNC to 898211.
- North Carolina Emergency Management established a hotline for questions related to FEMA public assistance. Applicants may dial by phone at 919-825-2548 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Families that rely on free and reduced-price meals can text FOODNC to 877-877 to get information about location and serving times for nearby pick-up and drive-thru free meal sites while schools are closed. The service is available in Spanish by texting COMIDA to 877-877.
- An interactive map of local school sites, and food assistance programs is available at www.nokidhungrync.org/covid19