COVID-19 Resource Guide

Please visit this page often as we will add additional resources as they become available.

CDBG Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) funding

The CARES Act allocated supplemental Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funding of $400,339 to the City of Concord for grants to prevent, prepare for, and respond to coronavirus. As staff is awaiting full guidance from HUD, some immediate uses for the funds have been revised as of April 6, 2020. The “Provision of New or Quantifiably Increased Public Services” activity notes “Providing equipment, supplies, and materials necessary to carry-out a public service.  Provide testing, diagnosis or other services at a fixed or mobile location.  Increase the capacity and availability of targeted health services for infectious disease response within existing health facilities,” as eligible activities.  City Council has approved distributing funding (April 21, May 14June 11, August 13) to the organizations below who are meeting immediate needs for Concord residents, to assess their individual COVID-19 related needs totaling $‭400,339‬. $0 in CARES Act funding remains available for allocation.

Agency Proposed Usage Based on Increase Need CARES Act Funding
Cooperative Christian Ministry Continuation of food pantry/ rental and utility assistance $18,500
Meals on Wheels Meal prep and delivery $40,293
Hope Haven Continuation of meal, health services $13,400
Opportunity House Take away meals and Nurse provided risk assessment $19,200
Prosperity Unlimited Mortgage/financial resource assistance/education $18,500
Salvation Army Continuation of emergency shelter/ food panty $21,391
Cabarrus Health Alliance Unfunded staff cost associated with COVID response $54,000
Boys and Girls Club of Cabarrus Co Materials for 200 youth participating in virtual programming due to school closures $16,505.91
Various organizations Supplying masks/hand sanitizer (PPE) to over 26 orgs providing COVID-19 related supportive services to the community $31,878.50
Big Brothers Big Sisters Food and staffing to supply up to 500 meals to families within the Logan Community $8,857.51
Cabarrus Health Alliance Supplying 2,000 masks to clients $7,995
Prosperity Unlimited Assisting clients with immediate mortgage needs $149,818.08

Cabarrus Chamber resource page for businesses and individuals

Please visit cabarrus.biz/helpduringcoronavirus for Small Business Resources, listings of local takeout, delivery, and curbside pickup dining options, tips on webinars/remote work, and more.

Additional resources:

COVID-19 updates from the City of Concord
Cabarrus, municipalities announce Stay at Home Proclamation - FAQ included
Slow the Spread of COVID-19 in Concord
Cabarrus County Government event and facility schedule updates
Cabarrus Health Alliance Coronavirus Information
Actualizaciónes en espanol de La Alianza de Salud de Cabarrus
NC Dept of Health and Human Services COVID-19 Response
CDC Coronavirus resources

Please know that we are in continuous contact with the Cabarrus Health Alliance and urge you to utilize their COVID-19 Information Page and hotline (704-920-1213) for the most up to date information.

  • If you have a specific question, please call the CHA Health Information line at 704-920-1213. All messages will be returned by a CHA nurse within two hours if received between 8am-5pm. Please leave a good return call number.
  • You can also email HealthInfo@cabarrusHealth.org and you will receive an email response.
  • During after-hours, people who have questions or concerns related to COVID-19 can call 866-462-3821 for more information. Press 1 for English or to ask for a language interpreter. Spanish speakers should press 2. To submit questions online, go to www.ncpoisoncontrol.org and select "Chat."