Coronavirus/COVID-19 Resources

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UNC Health is working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and State health officials to monitor the outbreak of the respiratory disease coronavirus/COVID-19. The situation is evolving rapidly, so the best resource for the latest information is the CDC website. Here we will provide updated information as it relates to UNC Health Blue Ridge and our preparations, as well as tips for staying healthy.

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Monoclonal Antibody Infusion Therapy for COVID-19

If you have been diagnosed with COVID-19 and are at high risk for developing severe COVID-19, you may be eligible for monoclonal antibody treatment, which might prevent you from becoming sicker.

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UNC Researchers
Researchers seeking guidance on conducting research during the pandemic, you can find helpful information on these sites:

Research at UNC

UNC Researchers are hard at work to discover more facts about this virus and how best to treat it. Learn about some of the work being done by UNC Research related to COVID-19.

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What UNC Patients Need to Know

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"About 80 percent of patients with COVID have mild to moderate symptoms and can be managed at home." —David J. Weber, MD, MPH, of UNC Hospitals Division of Infectious Diseases

What Physicians Need to Know

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CDC guidelines for healthcare providers, as well as information for UNC providers with questions about their patients.

Where to Seek Care

Primary Care: Non-urgent/ Minor Health Care Needs

  • Accepting new patients
  • Same day sick visits available
  • Ear infection
  • Sprain or strain
  • Allergic reaction
  • Colds, cough, flu, fevers
  • Minor burns, cuts/lacerations
  • Asthma attacks (minor), bronchitis
  • Nausea, migraines
  • Pink eye
  • Sore Throat
  • Dehydration

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Urgent/Express Care: Minor Injuries and Illnesses

  • Allergies
  • Coughs and colds
  • Diarrhea
  • Ear infections
  • Fever and flu symptoms
  • Respiratory problems
  • Skin rashes
  • Sore or strep throat
  • Strains and sprains
  • Sinus infections
  • Minor cuts
  • Urinary tract infections

Locations in Morganton, Lenoir, Marion, and Rutherford College.

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Emergency Department: Life-Threatening Injuries and Illnesses

  • Chest pain or heart attack
  • Stroke
  • Broken bones or deep wounds
  • Constant vomiting
  • Severe and prolonged shortness of breath
  • Allergic reactions to food or insect bites
  • Head injuries and/or unconsciousness
  • Heavy, uncontrolled bleeding

Note: This is not a complete list of emergency symptoms and conditions. Seek emergency care for any life-threatening situations

If You Have Symptoms of Coronavirus

If you are concerned you have been exposed or have symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19), call your primary care provider. Do not go to your doctor’s office or an urgent care without first determining if further medical screening is necessary.

If you are having difficulty breathing, call 911 or seek immediate treatment.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention answers common questions about coronavirus (COVID-19).