Forsyth County Public Health’s COVID-19 vaccine appointment website is now open and taking appointments for seniors over 75 and healthcare workers.
No cost COVID-19 testing continues at our regular locations at the Winston-Salem Fairgrounds and EMS Triangle Station.
National Guard members are now helping the Forsyth Department of Public Health with their COVID-19 vaccine rollout.
The Forsyth County Department of Public Health is reaching its capacity for appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations for seniors age 75 and older. The appointment line will no longer be accepting calls starting at 2 p.m. on Jan. 7. Public Health staff will be returning calls of those who couldn’t get through, in the order they were received, until all remaining appointments are filled.
State and local health departments are now using text and email to inform people they’re positive for COVID-19 or may have been exposed to it.
The Forsyth County Department of Public Health received its first shipment of vaccine for COVID-19 on Dec. 22 and will be administering it to heath care workers and long-term care residents and staff as part of the phased rollout for vaccinating the community.