LEE COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT COVID-19 UPDATE

LEE COUNTY, NC – March 3, 2022 – Beginning March 7th the Lee County Health Department will be modifying our N95 mask distribution times to Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. 

An area is designated on the first floor to pick up your mask. These are available to all Lee County residents. A maximum of three N95 masks will be provided per resident ages 12 and up. If you have already picked up masks, you may return to receive more.

We continue to provide COVID-19 testing through Optum Serve each Monday and Friday afternoon from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Wednesdays from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are accepted. A PCR and/or rapid test can be provided with this service.

COVID-19 vaccination clinics are now being provided at 106 Hillcrest Drive each week on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. 

Heath Cain, Director of the LCHD said, “We are seeing COVID-19 numbers trending down in Lee County and this is what we all want. To continue this trend, I would ask everyone to continue to practice the 3 W’s and be mindful. COVID-19 continues to be a highly transmissible virus and we must do all we can to protect the health and well-being of ourselves and our families. The health department wants to aid in the protection of public health and the resources listed above help to inform and mitigate the spread of the virus. The health department has a spot for your COVID-19 test, N95 mask and shot.”

For additional information concerning our COVID-19 response, call the Lee County Health Department at (919) 842-5744; media inquiries may be directed to Hailey Hall with Lee County Government at (919) 718-4605 ext. 5521 or hhall@leecountync.gov.

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