Information on Coronavirus

Here is a list of trusted local resources with good information about COVID-19:

DHA in partnership with the  Durham County Department of Public Health and OptumServe will be conducting free COVID-19 testing on four of the DHA properties during the last two weeks of October.

Please click here for details on the testing itself.
Please click here for DHA locations 

You may register and make an appointment for testing by visiting, or by calling (877) 562-4850. Please note that phone registration should only be used for people without internet access or are registering a minor for a test.  

Walk-up testing will be available, but we encourage residents to register and schedule an appointment. Anyone who meets the virus testing criteria can be tested, including people who are underinsured, uninsured, undocumented or homeless. Symptoms of COVID-19 can be found on the NCDHHS website.

Durham FEAST Feeding Program Continues

  • Durham FEAST continues to provide FREE complete meals, fresh produce, and shelf-stable ingredients to children and adults experiencing food insecurity during COVID-19. Food is available for all children. Children do not have to be DPS students. If you or someone you know needs food, find a list of pick-up sites here: Any Durham family can pick up from any site. Families that cannot do pick-up can sign up for Wednesday home deliveries here: If you would like to contribute - as a volunteer or through a monetary donation, go here:

NCDHHS Updates

NCDHHS Identifies Percent of North Carolinians at Higher Risk for Severe Illness from COVID-19

People should remember the 3 W's when they leave home:

  • Wear a face covering.
  • Wait 6 feet apart from others.
  • Wash your hands frequently, for at least 20 seconds.

CDC Updates

Click here for more frequently asked questions (FAQs) about COVID-19


Durham County Data Hub

Durham County's priority is the health and safety of our residents. We continue to use every available resource to prepare our communities for the spread of COVID-19. A new data hub site provides information and resources for our county.


In an effort to stay up to date with the most current and reliable information about Coronavirus Disease 2019, please refer to the following websites: