Resources for COVID-19


North Carolina Coronavirus Hotline > 866.462.3821 
GASTON DHHS COVID-19 CALL CENTER 704-862-5303 
NC-211  


Stores adjust hours

Crowders Mountain Closed
NC State Parks
Building Permits Announcement
Soothing Resources for Parents & Caregivers  
Disney & Kennedy Space Center Offer Free Online Activities   
Resources for students who normally receive speech & language therapy when school is in session  
Online Recovery Meetings 


LOCAL UPDATES
Gaston County COVID-19 Updates
Gaston County School  Updates
  • Governor Cooper has announced that all public schools in North Carolina will remain closed for students until May 15 because of concerns related to the coronavirus.  This includes Gaston County.  Please know that we will share additional information with you when it is made available by the Department of Public Instruction and other state-level agencies.
  • Beginning Wednesday, March 25, we will add four locations to our "grab and go" meal program: Brookside Elementary, H.H. Beam Elementary, Tryon Elementary, and Holbrook Middle School.  Meals for students can be picked up between 10:30 a.m. and 12:00 noon.
Gaston College  Updates
  • As such, effective Monday, March 23, Gaston College will close all campuses to students and the public until further notice.
Partners Behavioral Health Management Updates 
CaroMont Health  Updates 
Atrium Health Updates

Local Updates
City of Gastonia Updates  
City of Belmont Updates  
Bessemer City  Updates  
Lowell  Updates 
Mt. Holly  Updates  
Town of Ranlo Updates  
Stanley Updates  
United Way of Gaston County starts "Gaston Virus Relief Fund"  

STATE/NATIONAL UPDATES
Center for Disease Control (CDC) Updates 
North Carolina Department of Human & Health Services (NC-DHHS) Updates
  • March 23: Executive Order to close K-12 public school statewide through May 15, bans mass gatherings over 50 people, closes some businesses.
  • (3/21/20) Executive Order 119 waives restrictions on child care and elder care, provides DMV flexibilities.
 

Thank you to Lisa Marisiddaiah, our Parish Nurse and Kenneth Gehrig, Community Engagement Specialist with Partners Behavioral Health Management for this information.