COVID-19

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

COVID-19 Communications

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

Cashiers

COVID-19 Communications

Get the latest information and links on COVID-19 from Cashiers; click here for updates

Cashiers Restaurant Services

Find out which restaurants in the Cashiers area are offering takeout or delivery; click here for restaurant information

Macon County

COVID-19 Communications

Get the latest information and links on COVID-19 from Macon County; click here for updates

Jackson County

COVID-19 Communications

Get the latest information and links on COVID-19 from Jackson County; click here for updates

State of North Carolina

COVID-19 Communications

Get the latest information and links on COVID-19 from the State of North Carolina; click here for updates

Positive News

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.

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.