Corona Virus & COVID-19 Response

Schedule VACCINE Appointment Here

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.

Schedule TESTING Appointment Here

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: 

  • Any individual age 5 and older 

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: 

  • Age 18+ (Pfizer and Moderna)
  • Age 12-17 (Pfizer) if immunocompromised

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. 

Restrictions

  • 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

 News...  

  • 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.

Resource Center

 Corona Virus & COVID-19 Joint Information Center (JIC)

Tips to Remain Healthy

 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 pahotline@ncem.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.