NCDHHS COVID-19 Vaccination Schedule Information
The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS) has created an updated plan for vaccine administrations for North Carolinians. North Carolina is currently in the first stage listed on their graphic which focuses on administering the vaccine to health care workers fighting COVID-19 & Long-Term Care staff and residents.
Based on new federal recommendations issued last week by the CDC Prevention’s Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, the Department has updated and simplified the vaccine prioritization plan.
North Carolina’s Updated Phases
- Current Phase – Phase 1a: Health care workers fighting COVID-19 & Long-Term Care staff and residents.
- Phase 1b (to begin in early January): Adults 75 years or older and frontline essential workers
- Phase 2: Adults at high risk for exposure and at increased risk of severe illness.
- Phase 3: Students
- Phase 4: Everyone who wants a safe and effective COVID-19 vaccination