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Adults 65+ Years Should Get Additional Dose

CDC recommends that adults ages 65 years and older receive an additional updated 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccine dose.

Residents without insurance or whose insurance does not cover the vaccines can get the vaccines at no cost through the CDC’s Bridge Access Program at participating pharmacies and MCPH clinics.

COVID-19 Data as of July 18, 2024

Emergency Department Visits due to COVID-Like Illness in Mecklenburg County

During June 28 - July 11, 2024, there were 415 emergency department (ED) visits for COVID-19-like illness (CLI) in Mecklenburg County.

Of those ED visits, 59 (14.2%) resulted in hospital admission.


Percentage of COVID-19 Positive Wastewater Samples

0 - 20%21 - 40%41 - 60%61 - 80%81 - 100%

Wastewater Monitoring in Mecklenburg County

As of July 17, 2024, the SARS-CoV-2 virus was found in Mecklenburg County wastewater in the following amounts:

  • 40-60% of the wastewater samples tested at 2 monitoring sites
  • 80-100% of the wastewater samples tested at 2 monitoring sites


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