covid-19-resources

COVID-19 Resources

RANDOLPH COUNTY PUBLIC HEALTH

On March 4, 2020 Randolph County Public Health opened an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) in response to the current situation, including a Coronavirus Hotline: 336-318-6227. EOC hours are 8am - 5pm, Monday through Friday.

The EOC will remain operational until the risk of a COVID-19 outbreak subsides. Additional information available on the Randolph County Public Health web page.

NORTH CAROLINA RELIEF RESOURCES

For all general questions call Business Link North Carolina (BLNC) at 800.228.8443.

Information about a variety of other resources can be accessed here.

SBA COVID-19 SMALL BUSINESS GUIDANCE AND LOAN RESOURCES

Small businesses in North Carolina are currently eligible to apply for a low interest loan due to COVID-19. For more information about this and other SBA services click here.

COVID-19 AND UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE IN NORTH CAROLINA

Changes have been made to the state's unemployment system due to the current impacts of COVID-19 in North Carolina. For more information click here.

CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION

The CDC website provides guidance for planning, preparing, and responding to COVID-19, as well as up to date information about reported cases.

RAPID RECOVERY LOAN PROGRAM FOR SMALL BUSINESSES

Golden Leaf and the NC Rural Center have just introduced a new loan program called NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loans. EDPNC is a proud partner in this effort and BLNC will be taking calls starting this AM.

The new product is a rapid recovery loan that is designed to provide businesses with the capital they need before federal loans and insurance payouts are approved. The SBA process is an 8-21 day process. The process for this program is expected to be completed in 4 days (if all the info is provided). There is a very easy online application process that starts here.