Coronavirus (COVID-19)

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COVID-19 Cases in Orange County

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Total Cases: 364

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Total Deaths: 40

COVID-19 Cases by Gender

Cases by Gender

COVID-19 Cases by Ethnicity

Cases by Ethnicity

COVID-19 Cases by Age
COVID-19 Cases by Race
COVID-19 Epi Curve

Notes:  

  • Data is based on the North Carolina Electronic Disease Surveillance System, which is a day behind the NC DHHS case count but has more comprehensive demographic data.
  • Testing capability is limited, so the actual number of confirmed cases may be higher.
  • Any demographic groups with very small numbers have been suppressed to protect patient confidentiality.
  • We are missing race and ethnicity data for between 30-40% of confirmed cases. 
  • We don’t know who may have COVID-19 that wasn’t able to get tested, and we don’t know what groups the patients with missing data fall under. This data should not be used to make generalizations about who may or may not have higher rates of infection.
  • The OCHD COVID-19 Dashboard will be updated daily Monday through Friday.

The NC Department of Health Human Services updates their COVID-19 Dashboard daily at 12 p.m.

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Please visit our videos page on helpful videos about COVID-19 on a variety of topics, including cloth face coverings, social distancing, and how to protect yourself from COVID-19.

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Orange County Government cares about diversity, equity and inclusion. As a community, we need to be mindful of xenophobia (dislike of or prejudice against people from other countries).

As this novel coronavirus spreads, so does xenophobia. We want to avoid any speech or action that would make minorities in our community feel exposed and vulnerable. Pathogens and viruses do not discriminate, however humans do. 

The Orange County Health Department will not contribute to racial profiling and marginalization, portraying the carrier of this illness as “foreign and alien.” We will stick to the science and treat all community members with respect.

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COVID-19 Updates

  • Newsletter: Sign up for the COVID-19 newsletter from the Orange County Health Department.
  • Text updates: To receive daily text updates Monday through Friday, text ocnchealth to 888-777.
  • Actualizaciones de texto: para recibir actualizacions diarias de lunes a viernes en Espanol mande mensaje ’OCNCSALUD’ a 888777
  • Hotline: Questions about COVID-19? Call (919) 245-6111 between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday. Spanish language and other languages available.
  • Email: Email your questions to covid19@orangecountync.gov.

Contact

For general questions about Coronavirus, contact NCDHHS at:
ncresponse@dhhs.nc.gov
1-866-462-3821

If you are an individual or a medical practice with questions, call the Orange County Health Department at  919-245-6111 during business hours (8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.).  After hours, call 911 and ask for the Communicable Disease Staff member on-call.

Contact Kristin Prelipp, the Orange County Health Department’s Public Information Officer at kprelipp@orangecountync.gov or 919-245-2462