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Friday December 3rd

COVID-19 Vaccine

  • To find locations in the Chapel Hill area where you can get vaccinated, click here. 
  • To read more about UNC's vaccination clinic on campus, click here.
  • To learn more about the different vaccines offered, click here.


High school senior and Chapel Hill resident Maliah Austine receives her first dose of a COVID-19 vaccination at the Friday Center  on Monday, Mar. 22, 2021. Austine,  a member of N.C. vaccination Group 3, has been working at her in-person job for several months during the pandemic.

A look back at UNC's COVID-19 vaccine response

The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered to front-line healthcare workers about a year ago, with no knowledge of when college-aged students would be eligible for the vaccine. As of November 30, the University has reported that 94 percent of the student body and 90 percent of all employees are fully vaccinated.

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The UNC health care office's entrance pictured on Sept. 26.

Local health workers resign over COVID-19 vaccination requirement

Seventy workers have resigned from UNC Health because of their refusal to abide by the system's COVID-19 vaccination mandate.  Thirty-nine workers have resigned from Wayne UNC Health Care in Goldsboro.  In light of the shortage of health workers in North Carolina, a departure of employees because of the vaccine mandate could add stress to those workers who are vaccinated. 

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