COVID-19 Vaccine Update

Updated: January 15, 2021

Join Our Waiting List

The COVID-19 vaccine is available at no cost to people age 65 and older. If you are 65 or older and want to be vaccinated, please register on our waiting list. Vaccine supply is limited and no appointments are currently available. We will call you to schedule an appointment when they become available. Please do not expect an immediate call. Please do not sign up more than once. If you are a Duke MyChart user, please continue to regularly check MyChart for new appointment openings.


NOTE: Vaccinations are by appointment only.


How to Make an Appointment

If You Are a Duke Health Patient 65 and Older
You can use Duke MyChart to view appointment availability and schedule your appointment. If none are available, please check back. We will open up appointment slots as vaccine supplies become available. If you don’t have a Duke MyChart account, please register for one using this link. You can then use MyChart to schedule your appointment. 

If You Are Not a Duke Health Patient
Please add your name to our waiting list. We will call you when appointments become available.

Find NC COVID-19 Vaccination Locations

Thank you for your patience as we work with county health departments and other health systems to build capacity. The North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services maintains a directory of vaccine locations in every county. 

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Overview

Duke Health is following federal, state, and local guidelines for the safe, equitable, and efficient distribution of COVID-19 vaccines. In partnership with the state, we are working to help ensure that all Duke Health patients have equitable access to the vaccine, and vaccine planning and distribution are inclusive.

Now Vaccinating

  • Health care workers with direct patient contact.
  • Long-term care facilities' staff and residents.
  • All people age 65 and older regardless of health status or living situation.

Source: North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Continue to Follow Safety Precautions

While you wait for the COVID-19 vaccine to be available to you, we encourage you to do your best to stay healthy by following these safety precautions:

  • Wear a mask
  • Maintain six feet of distance
  • Stay home when sick
  • Wash your hands often

If you haven’t already, it is also important to get your flu vaccine to help keep you safe and healthy during this flu season.

Sign Up for Duke MyChart

Sign up for a Duke MyChart account so you can conveniently communicate with your health care providers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Read answers to frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccine.