If you’re wondering about the Coronavirus landing in Charlotte, North Carolina no need to worry because Mecklenburg County Public Health is collaborating with the CDC, the NC Division of Public Health and local partners to monitor this situation daily and to be prepared for any response that may be needed. Public Health staff is also working diligently on our behalf to continue to implement the most up to date prevention efforts based on guidance from the CDC and the NC Division of Public Health.
Another respiratory illness, the flu, is responsible for close to 36,000 deaths a year in the United States. You will get the latest on influenza in our community and tips to minimize your family’s risks. To date, there are no confirmed cases in North Carolina and the risk to the general public in North Carolina is low.