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NOTICE - Orange County Health Department COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Scheduling Guide:


• Call 919-913-8088 to schedule an appointment. This is the only phone number available for appointment scheduling for the Orange County Health Department. Our scheduling line will be available Monday - Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. In Orange County, you may also get a vaccine appointment through UNC Health by calling 984-215-5485.

• Call back later, if you don’t reach us.  Due to high volume and staffing we can’t return calls.

• Please be patient! We understand your frustrations with the COVID vaccination process. We feel the same frustration due to the limited doses of the vaccine and we are training additional staff as quickly as possible to answer calls and emails.


• Wait until it is your turn! Even though you may be anxious, please DON’T call to schedule (or fill out the vaccine interest survey) before you are eligible. We are currently scheduling Group 1 and Group 2 (adults 65 or older) only.

• Don’t call this phone number for general inquiries. In order to make appointments as quickly as possible, we will use 919-913-8088 for VACCINE SCHEDULING ONLY. For general information:

• Visit our website at

• Email

• Call our general COVID hotline at 919-245-6111.


Orange County Department on Aging

Due to COVID-19 on-site activities at both Orange County senior centers are limited to virtual and parking lot events. Information, individual services and one-on-one appointments are available Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm.

For more information please see:

  • Activity Calendar: Download a paper copy of our monthly Activity Calendar including all of our videos, live classes and online programs.
  • Appointments: Information, individual services and one-on-one appointments are available M-F, 8 am - 5 pm. For an appointment, please call the Aging Transitions Services Helpline at 919-968-2087.
  • Lunch Program: Meals are now available via curbside pick-up. Email Isabel Jackson or call 919-245-4256 for more information or to register for our Lunch Program.
  • New or Modified Programs, Services and Resources for older adults during the COVID-19 crisis and beyond here
  • Register Online: Register for classes online. Choose display option "Detail" and search by title, activity code and more to find and register for you class or event.
  • Senior Times: View the latest Senior Times for all of our programs, services and resources.

About Us

Orange County Department on Aging (OCDOA) is a one-stop resource where older adults and caregivers can meet their social, mental, physical, financial, and day-to-day practical needs.

We offer integrated aging services and programs at our two senior centers including, wellness and education classes, job search advice and workshops, lunches, trips, volunteer opportunities, and much more.

Our Mission

To provide leadership in planning and operating a system of integrated aging services through state of the art senior centers, serving as focal points for coordinated community and individualized programs designed to educate seniors and their families and maximize the health, well-being, community engagement, and independence of older adults at all functional levels.


    Physical Address
    103 Meadowlands Dr.
    Hillsborough, NC 27278


    Mailing Address
    PO Box 8181
    Hillsborough, NC 27278

    Phone: 919-245-2015

    Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 8 pm
    Fridays, 8 am - 5 pm
    Saturdays, 9 am - 11 am


    Physical Address
    2551 Homestead Road
    Chapel Hill, NC 27516


    Phone: 919-968-2070

    Monday - Thursday, 8 am - 9 pm
    Fridays, 8 am - 5 pm
    Saturdays, 8:30 am - 5:30 pm