Below is a list of community resources for COVID-19:
NC Restaurant Workers Relief Grant
Dorcas Ministries (Must be a Cary resident to apply)
U.S. Department of Labor - Family and Medical Leave Act
Wake Helps - Utility Bill Payment Assistance Program
North Carolina Department of Commerce - Filing for unemployment benefits
1. File a claim for unemployment (can cite COVID-19 as reason for unemployment)
2. Complete your Weekly Certifications
3. Check your claim status
**NEW** Healthy Helping - (in English) (en Espanol)
Food Bank of Eastern & Central North Carolina
Currently Operating Food Pantries in Wake County
Wake County Public School System - Free Meals for Children
Sheetz - Free Meal Bags
North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services - Information and Updates
North Carolina 211 - Crisis Assistance
U.S. Small Business Administration - Disaster Relief Loans
Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina - NC Business Relief Resources
What should I do if I'm sick?
If you have a fever or cough, you might have COVID-19. Most people have mild illness and are able to recover at home. Keep track of your symptoms. If you have an emergency warning sign (including trouble breathing), please seek medical attention right away.
Click here to see the CDC's recommendations on how to help prevent the spread of the virus.
Do I need to get tested?
Not everyone needs to be tested for COVID-19. Here is some information that might help in making decisions about seeking care or testing.