Here's where you can get a coronavirus test in NC
Posted May 14, 2020 4:03 p.m. EDT
Updated June 10, 2020 12:38 p.m. EDT
Raleigh, N.C. — The North Carolina Department of Health and Humans Services lists public sites for coronavirus testing.
The availability of tests and the proportion of tests that come back positive are integral to Gov. Roy Cooper's phased plan to reopen the state. Leaders are looking for a decline or flattening in the number of people of show symptoms of the novel coronavirus, the number of confirmed cases, the percentage of positive tests and the number of hospitalizations.
Anyone with symptoms of coronavirus, which include a high fever, dry cough and sudden overall weakness, should first contact their primary care physician.
Not all health care providers provide testing onsite.
The sites listed provide testing for COVID-19. Some require an appointment and/or a referral from a health care provider. Locations are subject to change.
SEARCH: NC COVID-19 Testing Locations
Through May 17, about 250,000 tests had been administered statewide, with the percent positive hovering the range of 7 to 8%. The state has recorded 18,577 total cases through May 17.