Click the links below to explore current food-related issues and other relevant news in North Carolina in the time of COVID-19


Chatham County COVID-19 updates — Information on COVID-19 in Chatham County and community resources.

Orange County Coronavirus Page Orange County-specific COVID-19 dashboard, along with state mandates, guidelines, and a flu vaccine location finder.

COVID-19 North Carolina Dashboard COVID-19 in NC, by the numbers. Updated daily by 11 am.

Governor Cooper’s Press Releases Find all of Governor Cooper’s press releases. Many of these include pertinent information on current events (such as natural disasters, emergency guidance, and COVID-19 information).

NC COVID-19 Information Hub Daily case updates, top news links, helpful hotlines, and COVID-19 safety guidelines. Best of all, it is NC-specific! Chances are, if you have a question about COVID-19, it can be found on this site.

UNC Health COVID-19 Resources — Information about COVID-19.


NC Food and Nutrition Services – COVID-19 Updates Up-to-date information about NC Food and Nutrition Services, extended benefits, and work requirements

COVID-19 Food Safety Resources Comprehensive resource with guidelines for best practices for food safety, grocery shopping, staying healthy during the COVID-19 outbreak, and more. Resources are available in both English and Spanish. (Courtesy of NC State Cooperative Extension)

Meals for Kids in North Carolina During COVID-19 School Closures Updated information on how to receive free, healthy meals for kids aged 18 and under.


How Returning to Work May Impact Your Unemployment Status As North Carolina enters Phase 2 of Governor Roy Cooper’s plan to ease COVID-19 restrictions, more businesses will be reopening, and more people will be returning to work. The Department of Commerce Division of Employment Security (DES) is providing the following information for individuals and employers about how returning to work may impact unemployment benefits.

COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services-Vaccines Information about the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine in North Carolina.

UNC Health COVID-19 Vaccine Hub Information about the COVID-19 vaccine.

COVID-19 Vaccine-CDC Information about the COVID-19 vaccine.