COVID-19 – Business Resources


This is an unprecedented time for Transylvania County and the world, and things are changing rapidly with all elements related to COVID-19. This page was created to help our local businesses and organizations quickly find up-to-date information and resources to navigate this challenging time. Please check back regularly, as new resources and information are added throughout each day as they become available.
To find information on how you can support our local businesses and non-profits during this time, please click here.


Tools & Tips, Webinars & Classes

Every Wednesday, 11:30am – 12pm – NC Chamber offers a weekly forum with Q&A with NC Public Health Officials

Every Mon, Wed, Fri at 8am – CAI offers Answers at 8 > M-W-F Call-In for NC Employers


Government Information and Updates

City of Brevard

Transylvania Public Health Updates and Guidance

Transylvania County Government Community Response to COVID-19

Transylvania County issues Resolution #10-2020 limiting overnight stays 

North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services

NCDOR Expands Penalty Relief, Includes Sales and Use and Withholding Taxes

Stay at Home Executive Order 121 in affect from 3/30 at 5pm to 4/30. Click here for more information.

Utilities Evictions Financial Services Executive Order 124. Click here for FAQ.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Small Business Owners Guide to the CARES Act


Loan and Disaster Financing

SBA Funding Options & Resources

NC Rapid Recovery Loans

Mountain BizWorks Rapid Recovery Loans Available

Facebook Small Business Grants Program

Quickbooks GoFundMe Program

Additional Loan & Disaster Relief Programs


Business Operational Guidance

General Business Information

Non-profit Specific Information

Tourism Specific Information


Unemployment Information

Contact the DES Employer Call Center with any questions or concerns: 866.278.3822.

Individuals who want to apply for Unemployment click here or call 888.737.0259

Unemployment Insurance Changes Due to COVID-19

Unemployment Fact Sheet – COVID-19


Additional Resources

Blue Ridge Community College Small Business Center is here to assist you and your business with resources and assistance related to the COVID-19 pandemic, including assistance and information, webinars, and one-on-one counseling.

NC Works – Computers available to apply for unemployment by appointment only



This information was provided in a collaboration by the following to support the local business community and our community at-large: