The Health Department will be administering first and second dose vaccination appointments for the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to the public and anyone age 16 and over. The COVID-19 vaccine is free of charge to all individuals, regardless of immigration or health insurance status. If you would like to make an appointment click on the link for COVID-19 Vaccine Inquiry or call 910-814-6582. We will contact you to schedule your vaccine appointment. If you have already called or emailed and provided your contact information, no additional action is needed. Thank you for your cooperation and patience.
The Health Department will resume use of the one-shot Johnson & Johnson(Janssen)COVID-19 vaccine on Tuesday, May 4, 2021. The Johnson & Johnson(Janssen) vaccine is recommended for people aged 18 years and older. The COVID-19 vaccines are free of charge to all individuals, regardless of immigration or health insurance status. If you would like to make an appointment click on the link for COVID-19 Vaccine Inquiry or call 910-814-6582.
Getting a test is the best way to protect your family, friends and loved ones. OPTUM Serve will offer no-cost COVID-19 testing. A drive thru community COVID-19 testing site will be available in Lillington on the Central Carolina Community College campus at the Harnett Health Sciences Center-Parking lot, located at 51 Red Mulberry Way Lillington, NC 27546. To schedule an appointment lhi.care/covidtesting or call (877) 562-4850 if you do not have internet or are registering for a minor. For additional testing dates click here or on the title.
As our cases continue to increase, protect yourself and others by doing the 3 Ws: WEAR a cloth covering over your nose and mouth, WAIT 6 feet apart, and WASH your hands. These actions can protect our families and neighbors. Highlights of the data derived from the confirmed positive COVID-19 cases for Harnett County as of May 7, 2021:
It is important to remember that the data contained in this release is subject to change as cases are investigated and additional testing is performed.
The COVID-19 Harnett County Dashboard offers a snapshot of confirmed COVID-19 cases specific to Harnett County. The report includes daily case counts, cases per week, cases by age, race, ethnicity, gender and deaths. For more information regarding the data in this report contact the Health Department at 910-893-7550.
May is recognized as National Stroke Awareness Month. Stroke is a leading cause of death and long-term disability in the United States. A stroke occurs when something blocks blood supply to part of the brain or when a blood vessel in the brain bursts. In either case, parts of the brain become damaged or die. A stroke can cause lasting brain damage, long-term disability, or even death. To help protect yourself and your loved ones, learn what steps you can take to prevent stroke. For more information on stroke and its symptoms, click here.
May is recognized as National High Blood Pressure Education Month. High blood pressure, also referred to as hypertension is when your blood pressure, the force of blood flowing through your blood vessels, is consistently too high. If this pressure rises and stays high over time, it can damage the body in many ways. High blood pressure is a serious condition that can lead to coronary heart disease, heart failure, stroke, kidney failure, and other health problems. To learn more about high blood pressure, click here.
WIC, or the Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, is a nutrition program funded by the United States Department of Agriculture. WIC is available to pregnant, breastfeeding and postpartum women, infants and children up to age five. To submit a request for WIC services, call 910-893-7570 or or use this form.
Please consider completing our patient/consumer satisfaction survey or community survey. This feedback helps us continually monitor or change our services to serve you better. For the patient/consumer survey click here. For Spanish, click here. For the community survey, click here. For Spanish, click here.