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

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. 

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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Cottontail Crawl

Cottontail CrawlMarch 15 – March 28, 2021Times: (see businesses’ Operational Hours)Ages: 21 years of age & olderCost: $5 per person, must pre-register for Cottontail Crawl

Congratulations

Congratulations to our new City of Graham Assistant Chief of Police, R. King. King joined the GPD in 1993 where he has served in the

Update – solid waste collection

All nonessential City of Graham offices are closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021. Weather permitting, solid waste collection for both Thursday and Friday routes will be

Nonessential City Offices Closed

All nonessential City of Graham offices are closed on Thursday, February 18, 2021. There will be no solid waste nor yard waste collection on Thursday. Weather