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 Exposure Notification App

COVID-19 Grant/Loan Programs

COVID-19 Bills & Laws

State Coronavirus Hotline

Confirmed Infections (updated daily; includes county map)

Reopening Businesses

Guidance for

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

Governor’s Executive Orders

  • Order 165 (amending Order 152)
  • Order 163 (establishing Phase 2.5 of reopening)
  • Order 162 (extending Order 153)
  • Order 155 (extending Phase Two of reopening)
  • Order 153
  • Order 152 (extending Order 144)
  • Order 151 (extending Phase Two of reopening)
  • Order 150
  • Order 147 (extending Phase Two reopening; see FAQ)
  • Order 144 (extending Order 130)
  • Order 143
  • Order 142 (For more discussion, click here)
  • Order 141 (Phase Two reopening)
  • Order 139
  • Order 138 (Phase One reopening)
  • Order 135 (For more discussion, including how this affects previous orders, click here)
  • Order 134
  • Order 133
  • Order 131
  • Order 130
  • Order 129
  • Order 125
  • Order 124 (For more discussion, click here)
  • Order 122
  • Order 121 (for more discussion, including how this affects city/county orders, click here)
  • Order 120
  • Order 119
  • Order 118
  • Order 117 (FAQ)
  • Order 116

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