COVID-19 Response & Resources

This page is updated frequently. Please scroll down for earlier updates and resources.

For up-to-the minute information, please visit NC DHHS Coronavirus Response page


Latest Update – July 10, 2020

WATCH: Weekly video legislative update for child advocates. This week’s update is a full overview of the 2020 NC legislative session.

Matt Gross, NC DHHS
Adam Sotak, NC Child
Fawn Pattison, NC Child
Ashley Perkinson, NC Child
Vikki Crouse, NC Child

Presentation slides in English and Spanish

New Resources

FACT SHEET: Summary of Select Provisions: 2020 COVID-19 Recovery Act and Related Legislation, NC Child

EVICTION HELP LINES: Are you being evicted? Legal assistance is available from these sources:

NATIONAL TRACKER: State-by-State Analysis of Schools’ Reopening Plans, Johns Hopkins University

PRESS RELEASE: NCDHHS to Deploy Up to 300 Free Testing Sites in Underserved Communities


NC Child Weekly Updates

NC Child shares weekly videoconference updates alongside our partners to ensure you have what you need to best support kids. Click below to view all previous weekly update videos in English and Spanish.

How You Can Help

Contact US Senators: Strengthen Medicaid to fight COVID-19 

The US Senate is working on a new pandemic relief package now. Join us in calling on our Senators to boost Medicaid – a powerful tool to help North Carolina fight COVID19, and promote economic recovery.

Call on state legislators to fight COVID-19 by covering the uninsured

North Carolina is turning down billions in federal health care dollars that would expand health coverage. Many of NC’s uninsured are working on the front lines of COVID-19 – in places like child care, food service, and nursing homes. Contact your state legislators now!

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How to enroll in SNAP & WIC

From NC Child’s Parent Advisory Council