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Wednesday, April 1, 2020

TOWN OF LAKE LURE: NC 2-1-1 to Provide Assistance for COVID-19

Local Government

By Press release submission | Mar 25, 2020

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Town of Lake Lure recently issued the following announcement.

NC 2-1-1 to Provide Assistance for COVID-19

Governor Roy Cooper announced NC 2-1-1 by United Way of North Carolina as a resource for people to call for assistance related to the COVID-19 coronavirus. 

North Carolinians can text COVIDNC to 898211 to receive general information and updates about COVID-19. Sign up now to get regular alerts on the rapidly evolving situation and North Carolina’s response.

NC 2-1-1 can refer callers to the organizations in their local community best equipped to address their specific health and human services needs including food, shelter, energy assistance, housing, parenting resources, health care, employment, substance abuse treatment, as well as specific resources for older adults and for persons with disabilities, and much more. Simply dial 2-1-1 or TTY 888-892-1162 for assistance.

All North Carolinians are encouraged to visit www.ncdhhs.gov/coronavirus for reliable, up-to-date information. Included on this page is helpful information for:

  • Individuals and Families
  • Businesses and Employers
  • Providers
  • Colleges, Schools and Child Care Providers
  • Long-term Care Facilities
  • Travelers
Information that could help everyone includes:

  • What is COVID-19?
  • Frequently Asked Questions
  • Latest Updates for NC: COVID-19 case count, weekly updates, list of websites and social media to find reliable COVID-19 information.
  • News Releases
  • Stigma: What can be done to combat fear and anxiety.
  • Community Events: Guidance for community events and mass gatherings.
  • Materials and Resources: Materials available for use on social media or for downloading and printing.
 Original source: http://www.townoflakelure.com/town-news-0320.php

 

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