COVID-19 Information

 

In response to the Coronavirus (COVID – 19), the City of Graham has created this webpage to keep you update as information comes available on service modifications, closures and important links to other reliable organizations.

Cone Health is working closely with local and state health departments, as well as with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention with a continued focus on emergency preparedness. They have the needed supplies, staffing and space identified to serve patients who may need their services. 

Do you think you might have COVID-19?

  • Click here to take Cone Health’s on-line assessment test.

Alamance County has established a Public Health Coronavirus Call Center. Residents with questions about the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) can call and speak to a public health nurse and, if needed, be connected with a provider who will then determine if a flu test and/or COVID-19 test is needed.

  • Phone Number: (336)290.0361

  • Food, Housing, or Essential Services Assistance: 211

  • NC Coronavirus Hotline: 866-462-3821

Help flatten the curve

 NC Updates on COVID-19 (NCDHHS webpage)

NCDHHS – Guidance on Face Coverings

City of Graham Operations

The City of Graham’s top priority is and always will be the safety and security of the community. City officials are taking the current spread of COVID-19 very seriously and are working closely with Alamance County and other local partners in monitoring this situation. While there have been some changes to City programming, all necessary arrangements are being made to ensure that all City essential services are provided during this evolving situation.

Paying Water Bills & Tax Collection

Customer Service operations are currently limited, including the monitoring of incoming calls.  In person payments remain unavailable and citizens are reminded to utilize the City’s self-service options to inquire, pay and manage water accounts. Below are some payment and account management options:

·        Online payment and account management click here.

·        Quick Payment Guide click here.

·        Make your payment over the phone 1.888.626.8426 | Click here for instructions.

·        Drop your payment off at the City Hall’s drop box located in the foyer

·        Mail your payment to PO Drawer 357 | Graham NC 27253

In person payments are no longer an option at Graham’s Customer Service office as of March 31, 2020 until further notice.

City Clerk

The City Clerk’s Office is working to balance the continuation of public services with the Governor’s orders to mitigate the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). In light of this, the City Clerk’s Office is limiting unnecessary person-to-person contact, in order to maintain social distancing, while still providing services to the public.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS REQUESTS – Click Here to make a request to the City Clerk, once on the contact page select Administration from the drop down menu. Requests will be processed in a timely manner.
  • BOARDS & COMMISSIONS – Please refer to the City of Graham’s website for any cancellations/postponements for upcoming Boards and Commissions meetings.

Please Note:  For more information as it relates to the City Clerk please call 336.570.6700 ext. 134

GRPD Facility & Program Updates

Click here to view GRPD’s updates

For more information about GRPD programming call 336.570.6718 during operational hours. Follow GRPD on Facebook for update information as it comes available.

 
 

Graham Fire Department

The City of Graham Fire Department continues to monitor Federal, State, and Local recommendations related to COVID-19. Tuesday March 17 GFD Command Staff met to discuss how and when any changes will be made for our daily operations.

  • GFD has restricted all fire inspections unless it involves:
    • Imminent hazard Complaints
    • Life Safety Issues
  • We have cancelled all Fire Prevention Programs
  • We have cancelled all training classes (internal and external) including:
    • GFD weekly trainings
    • ACC Firefighter 1 & 2 classes held at GFD
  • Limiting off-duty/volunteer personnel from accessing the station to decrease exposure
  • Limiting the public from entering the fire station (fire station locked down to the public … patients presenting at the station will be treated outside if at all possible)
  • Limiting on-duty personnel from engaging in out-of-station activities not related to FIRE/EMS responses. We are still allowing staff to pick up to-go orders to help support local businesses and 1 trip per day to a grocery store for supplies.

Staffing levels remain normal at this time.

Graham Recreation & Parks Department (GRPD)

GRPD’s offices remain open with the following recommendations limiting face to face interactions;

  • Email GRPD personnel
  • Call GRPD personnel
    • Brian Faucette, Recreation Director 336.513.5510
    • Vicky Braniff, Recreation Center Supervisor 336.570.6718 ext. 2
    • Steve Hadden, Lake Warden 919.563.6544
    • Emma Griffin, Program Supervisor 336.513.5510
    • Kris Kloepping, Athletic Supervisor 336.570.6718
    • Brandy McCandless, Marketing Supervisor 336.513.5510

Trash & Yard Waste

The Sanitation Department of the Public Works Department currently has no modifications to their weekly collection of residential solid waste, the curbside collection of yard waste and bulky items.

As a reminder the City of Graham is under contract with Waste Industries for the collection of recyclables. For more information contact Waste Industries 336.229.052

Inspections

The City of Graham Inspections staff will not be entering any occupied homes for any interior portions of inspections.  At this time video and pictures are being accepted case by case by the inspector. Face to face meetings with contractors have been stopped until further notice. Inspections staff can be contacted by email and phone (336)570.6705

COVID-19 Interim Inspections Policy

A Unified Approach to COVID-19 Business Support.

#AlamanceStrong (website) is brought to you by a consortium of your community’s economic developers, business organizations and local governments.  In Alamance County, North Carolina, there is ‘No wrong door’ when you seek business services.  Please reach out if you need assistance during this crisis. 

Open For Business

LocationPhone #AddressHours of OperationService Option
Anna Maria’s Graham(336)229.22901059 S. Main St.
C & Z Grill(336)792.6155139 W. Elm St.10:30a – 9:30p M – Th
10:30a – 10p F & Sat
12p – 9:30p Sun
Take Out
Graham Soda Shop(336)229.050122 NE Court Square11a – 9p M-Th
11a – 10p F-Sat
11a – 8p Sun
Take Out | GrubHub
Gold China Resturant(336) 228-6115202-A South Main Street11a – 2:30p M – F (Lunch)
11:30a – 2:30p S & S (Lunch)
4:30p – 8p Sun-Th (Dinner)
4:30p – 8:30p F & Sat (Dinner)
Take Out | Curb Side, call at arrival for pickup
Guerro Mexican
Resturant
(336)227.7133921 S. Main St.11a – 9p M – SatTake Out
Hursey’s Bar-B-Q(336)570.38381234 S. Main St.
Jim’s Hot Dog & Hamburger(336)228.8916509 W. Elm St.M-Th 11a – 5p
F & Sat 11a – 7p
Sun 1 – 6p
Take Out
La Fiesta(336)350.9277216 S. Main St.11a – 9pTake Out
Luigi’s Pizza(36)226.500302 N. Main St.11a – 8:30p M – Th
11a – 9p F & Sat
Closed on Tuesdays
Take Out
Mex-Am(336)229.1830210 N. Main St.9a – 9p M-Th
7a – 9p F-Sun
Take Out
Mykonos(336)270.84411039 S. Main St.1a – 8p M – SatTake Out
Niobe(336)229.20001071 S. Main St.11a – Vary M-F
11:30a – Vary S&S
Take Out
Press Coffee & Crêpes (336)395.3645133 N. Main St.7a – 3p M-F
9a – 3p S&S
Take Out | GrubHub
OnLine |Cloosiv
Roasted Coffee Depot(336)229.2295131 W. Elm St.6:30a – 3p M-FTake Out
Shamrock Nutrition(336)270.5478146 S. Main St.7a – 7p M-F
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Skids II(336)227.9267134 N. Main St.11a – 4pTake Out
Smitty’s Homemade Ice Cream(336) 350-9946300 N. Main St.12p – 7p Wed & Th
12p – 9p F & Sat
12p – 8p Sun
Take Out
Smokehouse at Steve’s(336)506.4444331 W. Harden St.11a – 3p M – Sat
5p – 8p M – Sat
11a – 3p M – Sun
Take Out
Sutton’s at the Wrike(336)350.7293114 N. Main St.11a – 7pTake Out | GrubHub
Curbside
Tasty Bakery(336)227.744816 NE Court Square6:30a – 5:30p M-F
6:30a – 4p Sat
Take Out
The Verdict on the Square(336)270.319828 NW Court Square11a – 7p M – Sat Take Out | GrubHub
DoorDash
The Golden Taco(336)524.61741013 S. Main St.
LocationPhone #AddressHours of OperationService Option
Alamance Arts(336)266.4495213 S. Main St.Phone & On-Line Only
Aquatic Escapes Aquariums(336)263.2766200 N. Main St.By Appointments Only
Bank of America(336)222.3550141 S. Main St.9a - 5p M – Th
9a - 6p F
9a - 1p Sat
Walk-in
Drive Thru
BB&T now Truist(336)570.5885220 S. Main St.M - Th 9a - 5p
F 9a - 6p
Drive-Thru Only
Beer Co. 106 W. Elm St.2p - varysTake Out
Beshel Chiropractic Center(336)227.6000101 Ivey Rd.M - F 8a - 12p & 2p - 5:30p
Sat 8a - 10a
Colonial Hardware Co.(336)226.3754104 E. Elm St.7a – 5:30p M - Sat
Conklin Oil and Propane(336)227.11171268 E. Harden St.M - F 8a - 5pPropane re-fills only
Court Square Florist(336)229.100222 NW Court Square9a - 3p M - SatPick Up | Delivery
Crissman Family Practice(336)226.2448214 E. Elm StSchedule appt.
Cruz Thru Inc.(336)229.5096814 S. Main St.M - F 7a - 9:30p
Sat 8a - 10:30p
Sun 8:30a - 10:30p
Drive Thru
Crystal Cleaners(336)570.3400202 S. Main St.7a - 7p M - Fri
7a - 4p Sat
Pick Up
Dubey's Pet World(336)229.0311815 S. Main St.
Farm Services(336)226.7381125 E. Elm St.7a – 6:00p M – Sat
First Horizon Bank(336)226.1198227 S. Main St.M - Th 9a - 4p
Fri - 9a - 6p
Sat - 9a - 1p
Drive Thru Only
Food Lion(336)228.0583921 S. Main St.6a - 11p Daily
Forgotten Road Ales141 E. Harden St.2p - 7p M-F
11a - 6p Sat
Take Out | Curbside
Front Porch Apparel Co.(336)438.1222112 N. Main St.On-line only
Graham Animal Hospital(336)228.1600851 S. Main St. 8a - 4p M, T, Th, F
9a - 1p Wed
Sat Closed
Graham Feed & Seed(336)270.6411917 Washington St.8a - 5:30p M - F
8a - 1p Sat
Graham Furniture Mart(336)226.667522 SW Court Square9a - 5p M - SatPick Up | Delivery
Just Save(336)222.8825807 S. Main St.7a - 9pm Daily
Mike Holt | Allstate Insurance(336)2226.8532128 E. Elm St.Call in Only
Plum Pucci
(336) 693-8600

127 E Elm St
By Appointment
PNC Bank(336)513.0660832 S. Main St.10a - 5p M - F
9a - 1p Sat
Drive Thru
Smart Buy(336)222.9493508 S. Main St.7a - 11p Daily
South Graham Medical(336)570.03441205 S. Main St.8a - 4p M - F
8a - 12p Th
*subject to close early
Steve's Garden Market & Butchery(336)226.4078329 W. Harden St.7:30a - 7p M - Sat
Sun Trust now Truist(336)290.8072236 S. Main St.9a - 5p M - T
9a - 6p Fri
Drive Thru
Tar Heel Drug(336)227.2093316 S. Main St.8a - 7p M - F
8:30a - 4p Sat
1p - 4p Sun
The Main LIne(336)266.9196134 N. Main St.On-line onlyPick Up | Shipping
Trevor Williams State Farm(336)567.40229 NE Court Square9a - 5pOnline & Mobile App
Tri County Veterinary Service(336)376.68387716 S. NC Hwy 878a - 5:30p M - F
8a - 12p Sat
Appointment Only
Ultimate Canine Care(336)228.87783546 Boy Wood Rd7:30a - 6p M - FDaycare open & grooming by appointment only
Wick & Coil(336)693.4753202B S. Main St.10a - 9p M - Sat
12p - varys
Wells Fargo(336)227.9041233 S. Main St.
  • To provide updates on the above list of businesses or to add one (email Downtown Development)
  • The “Open For Business” information is subject to change

Additional Information

SBA Disaster Loan

Small business owners in all U.S. states and territories are currently eligible to apply for a low-interest loan due to Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA will work directly with state Governors to provide targeted, low-interest loans to small businesses and non-profits that have been severely impacted by the Coronavirus (COVID-19). The SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loan program provides small businesses with working capital loans of up to $2 million that can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing

Applications can be made online, via telephone at 1-800-659-2955 or in person. Find more information on the SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans at: SBA.gov/Disaster.

The SBA has also provided the following presentation to help businesses with the application process:  

SBA Disaster Loans and Assistance – How to Apply 

North Carolina SBA Disaster Declaration  

 

COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance Claims

Under Executive Order #118, individuals who, as a direct result of COVID-19, are separated from employment, have had their hours of employment reduced, or are prevented from working due to a medical condition caused by COVID-19 or due to communicable disease control measures may apply for unemployment assistance immediately

Unemployment insurance changes due to COVID-19

Link to Apply for NC Unemployment Benefits



Local Resources

Local Resources

The COVID-19 situation is continually evolving, requiring us to keep abreast of changes as they come to fruition.  Supporting our business community is important to help minimize the short and long-term impacts on their financial health.  Support local by…

  • Buy gift cards
  • Shop on-line
  • Order Takeout
    • remember to tip with your purchases, 20% or more is trending 
    • learn about delivery options
  • Connect with the business
    • Call to learn their hours
    • Follow them on social media/engage with them by leaving comments
    • Connect with Love & Support Graham app
  • Make a donation to your favorite non-profit

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