Business & Employer COVID-19 Resources

Business Resources

Financial Support for Small Businesses

Information for small businesses about loans and other financial assistance available from state sources.

Unemployment Insurance

Information and frequently asked questions for employers related to COVID-19 and unemployment insurance.

IT & Cybersecurity

Resources and assistance from trusted state vendors, free and affordable internet service offerings, as well as cybersecurity tips for teleworking, video conferencing and avoiding phishing scams.

More Business Resources

Find out about supply chain, business counseling services and more from the N.C. Department of Commerce. 

Public Health Guidance for Businesses & Employers

Information about best practices on keeping employees healthy, teleworking security, scheduling and communicating with employees.

Gyms & Indoor Fitness Facilities

Guidance for gyms, bowling alleys, skating rinks and other indoor fitness facilities.


Food handling guidance, operations and other resources for restaurants.


Alcohol Sales Curfew

Guidance for the implementation of executive orders requiring restaurants, breweries, wineries, distilleries and other establishments that serve alcohol for on-site consumption to cease alcohol sales and service at 11 p.m.

Alcohol Sales & Service Guidance


Resources for farmers and farmworkers as well as food safety guidelines, frequently asked questions and other information. Contact the Agriculture Assistance Hotline at 866-747-9823

Child Care Centers

Guidance for child care centers and employees, as well as resources for child care access for essential workers.