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

North Carolina Governor Cooper Announces Applications Open for New Rent and Utility Assistance (10/15)

North Carolina’s Executive Order No. 169 Moves State to Phase 3 on October 2. Face masks, alcohol curfew and other restrictions remain in effect. FAQs contain more information. (10/1)

Family Forward NC releases toolkit to help make the workplace more family-friendly (9/4)

North Carolina Executive Order 163 will move state into Phase 2.5 starting this Friday, September 4th, 2020 at 5:00pm. FAQs contain more information. (9/1)

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

How to Sanitize versus Disinfect Surfaces – Guidance from Transylvania County Health Department

North Carolina’s Executive Order No. 153 Limits the Sale of Alcoholic Beverages After 11 pm at Restaurants, Breweries, Wineries & Distilleries through October 2. FAQs contain more information. (updated 9/1)

North Carolina’s Executive Order No. 147 Makes Face Coverings Mandatory for Indoor and Outdoor Public Spaces. FAQs and the Governor’s Press Release contain more information. (6/24)

Transitioning to Safer at Home Comparison Chart


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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