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COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

In North Carolina, anyone who is age 16 or older may receive COVID-19 vaccines. Use this tool to find a vaccine provider near you.

COVID-19 vaccines are free (even if you do not have health insurance).

The NC Chamber created a one-page resource for employers on how to connect your frontline essential workers with a vaccine.

The NC Chamber hosted the webinar “Vaccine Rollout: Workplace and Legal Implications.” Access webinar recording, presentation slides, and other resources.

Catapult Resource: Vaccination Planning Tool for NC businesses with guidance on educating employees and encouraging vaccinations (includes information on voluntary vs. mandatory employee programs).

Before implementing a workforce vaccination plan, employers should understand the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness (PREP) Act. Learn more: Protecting Your Company Against COVID-19 Vaccine Suits.

NCDHHS provides guidance for employers of essential workers including a PSA: Essential Workers – You Have A Spot, Take Your Shot (English / Spanish) and video for agricultural workers (Spanish).

The NCDHHS website has information on how to get a COVID-19 vaccine. You can also search for local testing locations and county health departments. Call the COVID-19 vaccine help center at 888-675-4567 if you have questions. 

Resources for Employers

Employers are encouraged to partner with their local providers and health departments to facilitate vaccines for employees.

North Carolina Resources

Federal Resources

U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

Additional Information