COVID-19 – Business Resources


This page was created to help our local businesses and organizations quickly find up-to-date information and resources to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check back regularly, as new resources and information are added as they become available.
To find information on how you can support our local businesses and non-profits during this time, please click here.


Important New Updates

COVID-19 Business Resources Provided by Land of Sky Regional Council (9/10)

Gov. Cooper Issues Executive Order 224 – North Carolina to Require Vaccine Verification for State Employees, Urges Other Government Agencies and Private Employers to do the Same (7/30)

Gov. Cooper Issues Executive Order 215 – Removes Mask Mandate, Social Distancing, and Capacity Limits with Some Exceptions – Effective Immediately (5/14)

Gov. Cooper Issues Executive Order to Relax State’s Outdoor Mask Mandate and Ease Mass Gathering Limits – Begins 4/30 at 5:00pm (4/28)

Governor Cooper Outlines Timeline for Lifting State’s COVID-19 Restrictions (4/21)

Governor Cooper Signs Three Executive Orders to Help Struggling North Carolinians and Boost Economy (4/1)

North Carolina’s Executive Order No. 204 eases some COVID-19 restrictions for businesses. The face mask mandate and social distancing requirements remain in effect. The order becomes effective on Friday, March 26 at 5pm. The press release and FAQs contain more information. (3/24)

Transylvania County to Begin Offering COVID-19 Vaccine to Group 3 (3/5)

NC Governor Issues Executive Order No. 200 to Connect Unemployed with Jobs. The press release contains an overview. (3/2)

What to Do If Your Employee Tests Positive or Thinks They May Have COVID-19 – Guidance from Transylvania County Health Department


Reopening Resources

WNC Smart Restart Guide

Checklists & Signage

Resources for specific Business Sectors & Cleaning

PPE information and suppliers (working list)

Legal & Employment Guidance

Industry Guidance for Promoting the Health and Safety of All Travelers, U.S. Travel Association

REOPENING RESOURCES – Original Document/link


Government Information and Updates

Key Government COVID-19 Information — LOCAL (Transylvania County and City of Brevard)

Key Government COVID-19 Information — STATE

Key Government COVID-19 Information — FEDERAL


Loan and Disaster Financing

Business Operational Guidance and Resources

Unemployment Information

Additional Resources



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