We wanted to provide our clients and our community with resources to keep you up to date on what is happening in our communities, our counties and our state.
As we all respond and adjust our lives to the dynamically changing landscape being carved by the COVID-19 pandemic, we wanted to provide our clients and our community with resources to keep you up to date on what is happening in our communities, our counties and our state.
Check back regularly for updates on everything you need to know about the local and state response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Though it may be from a distance, our entire team remains dedicated to you. We are here to help in any way we can. Please stay safe. We will tackle this challenge together.
Town of Highlands
Get the latest information and links on COVID-19 from the Town of Highlands; click here for updates
Highlands Restaurant Services
Hungry? Find out which restaurants are offering takeout or delivery; click here for restaurant information
Highlands Business Resources
Get information on SBA resources, unemployment, lodging regulations and more; click here for business information
Neighbors Helping Neighbors
Find out about the Neighbors Helping Neighbors initiative. Whether you need assistance or want to volunteer, click here for more information
In the face of this global COVID-19 pandemic, we are sharing the positive news that we are seeing in North Carolina communities. Here are some examples of what we have found.
Bank of America Commits $100 Million in Support of Communities around the World Impacted by Pandemic
The funds will increase medical response capacity, increase food insecurity, increase access to learning, and support the world’s most vulnerable populations.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Waives Out-of-pocket COVID-19 Costs for Members and State Workers
The waivers are in place through at least June 1.
AT&T Supports Families and Educators during COVID-19 School Closures
AT&T is creating a Distance Learning and Family Connections Fund.
Truist Cares Initiative Pledges $25 Million in Financial Relief to Help Communities
The money helps cover basic needs, medical supplies, and financial hardships.
Cisco Committing $225 Million to Global Coronavirus Response
The money supports both global and local responses.
Headbands of Hope Donating Surgical Masks to Hospitals
For every item purchased, Headbands of Hope is donating one surgical mask to a healthcare professional.
Spoonflower Collecting the Fabric to Make Masks for Healthcare Workers
Since Monday, estimates are that enough fabric has been collected to make more than 13,000 masks.
NC State Graduate Students Creating Face Shields to Protect Medical Workers
They’re able to make about 80 disposable shields per day.
UNC Health Deploys Coronavirus Test
The test should help reduce the workload on the state’s public health labs.
Duke Joins First National Effort to Test Potential COVID-19 Therapy
The antiviral agent is known as remdesivir.
BioMedomics Seeks FDA Ok for COVID-19 Rapid Diagnostic
The test can yield results from a blood sample in 15 minutes.
Heat Biologics, University of Miami Developing Quick Point-of-care COVID-19 Test
The company is adding the diagnostic test to its product development pipeline.