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. Deliver meals on wheels to quarantined individuals or individuals that need to maintain social distancing due to medical vulnerabilities,” as eligible. City Council has approved distributing funding to the six agencies below who are meeting immediate needs for Concord residents, to assess their individual COVID-19 related needs totaling $131,284.

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 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."