This memo is intended to provide the latest information to all North Carolina clinicians and laboratory staff regarding the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV).
Clinicians caring for patients with suspected or confirmed COVID-19 should immediately contact their local health department or the state Communicable Disease Branch at (919) 733-3419 (available 24/7) to review the risk assessment and discuss laboratory testing and control measures.
Initial testing for COVID-19 is taking place at State Laboratory of Public Health (SLPH).
Temporary order of the North Carolina State Health Director
Novel Coronavirus (nCoV) Infection.
- COVID-19 Outpatient Triage and Assessment Guidance
- Interim Guidance for Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) While Caring for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Interim Guidance for Discontinuation of Home Isolation for Patients with Suspected or Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
- Guidance for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses and Licensed Nurses Practicing in North Carolina During COVID-19