We hope that you all are safe and healthy amidst this crisis.
Retailers across the nation have announced temporary closures and taken other precautions to do their part in practicing social distancing in order to slow the spread of COVID-19 and keep their communities safe.
Through the uncertainty, we remain positive that we will get through this together and come out stronger than ever and are grateful for our tenants who are trying to make a difference during this difficult time. The U-nique Boutiqe at Sun Valley Commons is accepting non-perishable items all week for the Union County based non-profit Common Heart. Common Heart works to fight hunger and end poverty in Union County. You can learn more about Common Heart here.
Steve Sileo, the owner of Sileo’s New York Deli in Indian Trail, is working to encourage positivity during these unprecedented times. Sileo started a campaign called the “Gift of Giving,” knowing that many parents were going to have a hard time feeding their families. You can read about his amazing efforts in the Union County Weekly.
Many of the restaurants still remain open for take-out and delivery.
- Sileo’s New York Deli
- Frutta Bowls
- Viva Chicken
- Grapes Wine Bar
- Kaizoku Japanese Cuisine
- Dunkin Donuts
- Jimmy Johns
- Charanda’s Mexican Cuisine
- Sweet Frog
- I-Hop on Hwy 74
The NC Department of Health and Human Services has published a good resource: “What To Do If You Feel Sick.”
If you require General Information and Guidance:
Dial 211 or 888-892-1162 for North Carolina’s Emergency Hotline. You can also text COVIDNC to 898211. A list of frequently asked questions and further information can be found on the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services website at https://www.ncdhhs.gov/covid-19/faq. Further Covid-19 guidance can be found at the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ website at https://www.ncdhhs.gov/covid-19-guidance.
If you want to apply for Small Business Administration Disaster Loan:
Visit the United States Small Business Administration’s disaster loan website at https://disasterloan.sba.gov/apply-for-disaster-loan/index.html.
If you want to apply for the NC Covid-19 Rapid Recovery Loan:
Visit the North Carolina Rapid Recovery’s website at https://ncrapidrecovery.org/.
If you require Business and Employer Information:
Dial 800-228-8443 to speak with Business Link North Carolina staff. You can also visit the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services’ website at https://www.ncdhhs.gov/divisions/public-health/coronavirus-disease-2019-covid-19-response-north-carolina/businesses-employers.
If you require Business Relief Resources:
Dial 800-228-8443 to speak with Business Link North Carolina staff. You can also visit the Economic Development Partnership of North Carolina’s website https://edpnc.com/nc-business-relief-resources-covid-19/ or the North Carolina Retail Merchants Association’s website at https://www.ncrma.org/coronavirus/
If you would like information on Essential Critical Infrastructure Workers:
Visit the United States Department of Cyber and Infrastructure’s website at https://www.cisa.gov/identifying-critical-infrastructure-during-covid-19. For guidelines on application for “Re-Entry” Business Certification see the North Carolina business Emergency Operations Center guidance at https://ncchamber.com/wp-content/uploads/2020.3.22-Steps-to-Apply-for-ReEntry-Certification-from-NCBEOC.pdf.
If you need to file for Unemployment Insurance:
Dial 888-737-0259 to reach the North Carolina Department of Commerce Employment Security office or visit https://des.nc.gov/apply-unemployment/.
If you need Business Counseling Services:
Dial 919-814-0400 or 800-562-6333 and selection option 2 to reach the North Carolina Department of Commerce’s Business Edge and Consulting Services.
As we battle COVID-19, we have been encouraged to see our state pull together. All of our hearts go out to those who have been affected by this pandemic. We will get through this together.