Coronavirus (COVID-19)

As questions and concerns about coronavirus (COVID-19) increase across North Carolina, we’d like to encourage promotion of the statewide Coronavirus Helpline (1-866-462-3821) for the public, which is answered 24 hours a day/7 days a week. You can also see the latest online about North Carolina’s response to COVID-19 here:

  • If you receive a phone call from 844-628-7223, please answer it.  Case investigators will contact individuals from this number who have tested positive for COVID-19 or have been determined to be a close contact of someone who has tested positive for COVID-19
  • If you have tested positive for COVID-19 and need a work note, please reach out to 844-628-7223

NC Governor Cooper’s Executive Orders Related Documents now available:

Iredell County Declarations:

Information on Iredell County COVID-19 data, Click Here.

To submit questions related to COVID-19, please email

For questions or concerns related to COVID-19, please call 704-878-5300 (select option 1)

For questions regarding the current Executive Order and/or mask mandate, please email:

For a printer friendly version of effectiveness of mask signage, English and Spanish, click here

For a printer friendly version of wear a mask signage, English and Spanish, click here

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Check for Updates on COVID-19


An outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a novel, or new coronavirus (2019 Novel Coronavirus, or COVID-19 ) has been identified.

Signs & Symptoms

How it Spreads


Cases have been reported in NC. For an accurate case count, see below.

NC Case Count by County

Updated Global Cases

Track U.S. Persons


ICHD recommends frequent hand washing with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. Use alcohol-based sanitizer if water not available.

Prevention & Treatment

What If You Are Sick

90080095_2591629081157003_1532489656002674688_oNC 2-1-1 is now available 24/7 as a resource for assistance related to COVID-19. Dial 2-1-1 to get connected to resources in your community or visit: here

  1. Re-opening Guidance
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  3. COVID-19 Testing
  4. Press Releases
  5. FAQ's
  6. Info for Medical Providers