Coronavirus Information

Central Piedmont is closely monitoring updates from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (NCDHHS), and the Mecklenburg County Health Department regarding the developing coronavirus (COVID-19) situation. The Central Piedmont Core Response Team (CRT) is meeting as needed to review ongoing plans to help ensure the safety of our students, faculty, and staff.

We will continue to update students and employees as new information is available.

Latest Updates from the College about Coronavirus

Jan. 12, 2021: Some Career and Technical Classes Will Meet On-Campus Starting January 14

In light of COVID-19 health directive clarifications provided earlier today by the Mecklenburg County Public Health Department and stringently following our pandemic safety protocols, Central Piedmont will move some career and technical education classes back to on-campus, in-person delivery. 

Continue reading the January 12, 2021 college update about the coronavirus.

COVID-19 Testing at Central Piedmont

You can get tested for COVID-19 at the Novant Health Central Screening Center at Harris Campus, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m.–3 p.m. For more information and directions:

  1. Visit the Novant screening center website.
  2. Select Testing under Getting Treatment for COVID-19.
  3. Select Greater Charlotte Area.​
  4. Or, call 704.316.0490

How to Get the COVID-19 Vaccine in North Carolina

The COVID-19 vaccine has arrived in North Carolina. State officials have developed a plan to make the COVID-19 vaccine available in phases to everyone who wants it. The vaccine will not be distributed on Central Piedmont campuses, and the college cannot advise on the vaccine. 

To learn more about the COVID-19 vaccine, including NC's rollout plan, the vaccine's safety and effectiveness, how much the vaccine costs (it's free!), and where to get the vaccine, review “COVID-10 Vaccines: Your Best Shot Against COVID-19” from the NCDHHS (PDF), visit the NCDHHS's COVID-19 vaccine information page, call the NCDHHS at 1.877.490.6642, or contact your physician or healthcare provider.

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