COVID-19 Recovery

TJCOG is committed to helping local governments and stakeholders address ongoing response and recovery needs, while encouraging a coordinated response to this virus. TJCOG stands ready to assist your community and the region during this time. This is a challenging, unprecedented situation for all of us, but we can make it easier by supporting each other, sharing resources, and continuing to collaborate.

For the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 in North Carolina, visit the NC Department of Health and Human Services site


American Rescue Plan & Funding Resources

With the passage of the American Rescue Plan (ARP) on March 11th, local governments in our region are receiving direct assistance from the federal government to help with economic recovery. These funds come with specific guidelines and restrictions. Get the best and most up-to-date information on the ARP and funding through these resources from our local and national partners.
  1. NC Pandemic Recovery Office: American Rescue Plan Information & Resources and Local Government Recovery
  2. UNC School of Government: ARP Funding Blog 
  3. NC League of Municipalities: NC & the American Rescue Plan Hub and American Rescue Plan Primer for Municipal Officials
  4. National Association of Counties: Local Funding Allocations and Letter to Treasury on Fund Implementation and Clarification
  5. National Association of Regional Councils: Analysis of the American Rescue Plan
  6. U.S Treasury's Frequently Asked Questions

TJCOG Resources

 Investing in Communities: EDA American Rescue Plan Funds


COVID-19 Recovery & Response Resources

Vaccination Resources
Ensuring an Equitable and Inclusive Approach
TJCOG Resources
Trusted Health Organizations
Partner Organizations