COVID Vaccine

Duke is currently vaccinating Group 1, Group 2, Group 3, Group 4 and Group 5 of the Priority Vaccine Distribution Plan.


Group 1 - Health Care Workers and Long-term Care Staff and Residents
Group 2 - Older Adults
Group 3 - Frontline Essential Workers
Group 4 - Adults at High Risk for Exposure and Increased Risk of Severe Illness
Group 5 - Everyone

Duke is coordinating with the Centers for Disease Control and the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services and local health department to develop a safe, efficient and equitable plan for vaccine distribution to students, faculty, and staff based on a prioritization plan. 

This webpage is available as a resource for you to make an informed decision for receiving vaccination. 

All students, faculty and staff are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination. The COVID-19 vaccine will be available to Duke students, faculty and staff at no cost. If you have any questions about the vaccination or our distribution plan, please contact

How Vaccines Work

The start of the COVID-19 pandemic kicked off a race to develop and deploy safe and effective vaccines. How do vaccines work to protect our health?

Outside Vaccination Reporting


If you received the COVID-19 vaccine outside of the Duke Employee/Student vaccincation clinic (e.g. pharmacy, health department, other institution), please submit your completed vaccination card to Duke Employee Health or email it to Duke Student Health so your records can be updated accordingly.  

Duke Coronavirus Response

Duke Coronavirus Response

Duke Coronavirus Response is where to find the most recent announcements as well as answers to numerous questions about operations, workplace issues, and health matters.