Coronavirus Information Report

Attention North Carolina residents, we have coronavirus vaccine news. Everyone in North Carolina age 16 and older is now eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. If you haven’t already received your shot, you can find participating vaccine providers at to schedule your vaccine appointment.

What you should know:

  • The vaccine is free everywhere in North Carolina.
  • No photo ID or insurance is needed.
  • Depending on where you get your vaccine, you may need to make an appointment.
  • Everyone can be vaccinated, regardless of their immigration status. Getting vaccinated will not affect your immigration status.

Currently, there are three vaccines available. The Johnson & Johnson vaccine requires one shot and both the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines require two shots. Please note that only the two-shot Pfizer vaccine is authorized for people 16 and 17 years old. Already received your COVID-19 vaccine? Encourage your family and friends to get their shot. Help them schedule an appointment or provide transportation.

Visit (English) or (Spanish) for more information about the vaccines, including answers to frequently asked questions. You can also contact the COVID-19 Vaccine Help Center toll-free at 1-888-675-4567.

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