COVID-19 Information and Resources

We will strive to keep this page updated and share the latest available information as we receive it.

North Carolina

COVID-19 Bills & Laws

Senate Appropriations/Base Budget Committee on COVID-19

House Select Committee on COVID-19

For other COVID-19 bills, click here (all filed after 4/28/20)

State Coronavirus Hotline

Confirmed Infections (updated daily; includes county map)

Utilities Payments/Disconnection

  • NC Utilities Commission order (ending disconnection moratorium and allowing payment plans)
  • Guidance from attorney general
  • Discussion by UNC School of Government
  • Executive order 124 (establishing moratorium)
  • Executive order 142 (extending moratorium)

Reopening Schools

Reopening Businesses

Guidance for

  • Businesses
  • Restaurants
  • Child care facilities
  • Schools
  • Homeless shelters
  • Long-term care facilities

Governor’s Executive Orders

Governor’s 3-Phase Reopening Plan


City/County Orders

Other North Carolina Agencies

Rent/Housing Concerns

Federal and International

States with COVID-related travel restrictions

States where masks are mandatory

SBA Paycheck Protection Program loan data

U.S. Congress

  • Emergency Aid for Returning Americans Affected by Coronavirus Act (S. 4091)
  • Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act of 2020 (H.R. 7010)
  • Coronavirus Preparedness and Response Supplemental Appropriations Act (H.R. 6074)
  • Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201)
  • Paid Sick Days for Public Health Emergencies and Personal and Family Care Act (S. 3415)
  • Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (S. 3548)
  • Paycheck Protection Program and Healthcare Enhancement Act (H. R. 266)
  • Congressional Research Service Studies
  • U.S. House live video (plus archive)
  • U.S. Senate live video (plus archive)

White House

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Legislative and Regulatory Updates (U.S. + all 50 states)

IRS Coronavirus Tax Relief

  • Stimulus check assistance for those who don’t file a tax return
  • Track your stimulus payment here

FEMA Coronavirus Rumor Control

Department of Housing and Urban Development

Law Library of Congress Coronavirus Resource Guide

U.S. Postal Service (residential and business FAQs)

Council of State Governments

Other Federal Resources

World Health Organization

Worldwide COVID-19 Testing Data

News Sources

Daily Updates from Raleigh News & Observer (free of charge)

NC DHHS Press Releases (sign up for email updates here)

UNC-TV Video Briefings





Daily Updates from Washington Post (free of charge)

New York Times


Updates by phone/text

  • Dial 211
  • Text COVIDNC to 898211

Medical and Academic

Infectious Diseases Dashboard (Johns Hopkins University)

New England Journal of Medicine

LitCovid (articles from PubMed)

Other Academic Resources