Statewide Coronavirus Helpline
If you have questions or concerns about Coronavirus (COVID-19), please utilize the statewide Coronavirus Helpline at (866) 462-3821. The Helpline is answered 24 hours a day / 7 days a week.
For the latest online news about North Carolina’s response to COVID-19, visit the NCDHHS Response Page.
For community health data and resources in Granville & Vance Counties, visit Granville Vance Public Health.
What is COVID-19
COVID-19, more commonly known as Coronavirus Disease 2019, is an upper respiratory illness that can spread rapidly from person to person. Risk of infection with COVID-19 is higher for older adults and people who have underlying medical conditions such as chronic lung disease, moderate to severe asthma, heart disease, diabetes or a compromised immune system.
COVID-19 can appear 2-14 days after exposure. Symptoms include: cough, fever, shortness of breath. If you develop emergency warning signs for COVID-19 seek medical attention immediately. Emergency warning signs include: trouble breathing, persistent pain or pressure in the chest, new confusion, bluish lips or face.
What can you do to help prevent the spread?
- Stay home! If you must go out practice social distancing. Remain atleast 6-feet away from others.
- Wash you hands frequently.
- Avoid touching your eyes, nose and mouth.
- Cover your cough and sneeze with a tissue or into your elbow.
- Clean and disinfect frequently touched objects and surfaces.
- Limit gatherings to fewer than 10 people.
- NC DHHS: What to do if you feel sick?
- NC DHHS: People with Mild Symptoms Should Stay Home
What Creedmoor is Doing to Prevent the Spread
City of Creedmoor government officials are committed to protecting the public as well as its employees while responding to the rapidly changing outbreak of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). City officials are committed to sharing information regarding our organizational response to this infectious disease while maintaining services, support, and safety to our citizens.
Effective Monday, March 23 at 5:00 p.m. City of Creedmoor Mayor Bobby Wheeler and Granville County Board Chair David Smith have issued joint declarations of a State of Emergency in Granville County and the City of Creedmoor.
- City of Creedmoor Modified State of Emergency for COVID-19 (May 22, 2020)
- City of Creedmoor State of Emergency for COVID-19 Proclamation
- Granville County State of Emergency for COVID-19 Proclamation
- Executive Orders issued by Governor Cooper
- City Facilities Restricted Access
City of Creedmoor facilities, including City Hall and Community Development offices, as well as playground equipment, picnic shelters, and picnic tables at Lake Rogers Park and Harris Park are closed to the public, and shall remain closed to the public until the State of Emergency is lifted by proclamation.
Creedmoor City Hall and the Community Development Office will be closed to the public as of 5:00 p.m. on Monday, March 23. City of Creedmoor staff will remain available to assist customers by phone or email during normal business hours. Citizens are strongly urged to conduct all public business via internet or phone until further notice. Please call the main City Hall line at (919) 528-3332 or email email@example.com for assistance.
Additional Resources for Businesses
All links to the following additional resources, along with more information, can be found at the top left of this page under Community Resources.
- Facebook Small Business Grants Program
Facebook offering $100M in cash grants and ad credits to help during this challenging time. Eligibility and application details to be released in coming weeks.
See Facebook Small Business Grants in the left navigation menu.
Golden Leaf Foundation has approved $15 million in funding to launch the NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loan Program.
The NC COVID-19 Rapid Recovery Loan Program complements the SBA by providing a bridge until businesess can access funding from the SBA.
See Golden Leaf Foundation in the left navigation menu.
North Carolina Department of Commerce
COVID-19 resources, information and assistance from across state government.
See NC Dept of Commerce COVID-19 Resources in the left navigation menu.
Online Communication Assistance.
It is imperative that businesses are able to communicate and market themselves during this time. Creedmoor-based businesses that do not have a social media platform may submit information regarding operating hours, offerings, etc. to firstname.lastname@example.org for a courtesy posting on the city's social media page(s).
- Small Business Administration (SBA) offers low interest loans to local businesses affected by COVID-19.
SBA’s Economic Injury Disaster Loans offer up to $2 million in assistance and can provide vital economic support to small businesses to help overcome the temporary loss of revenue they are experiencing.
See Small Business Administration in the left navigation menu.
- Small Business Administration (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program
An SBA loan that helps businesses keep their workforse employed during the COVID-19 crisis.
See Small Business Administration Payroll Protection Program in the left navigation menu.
- Small Business Center of Vance-Granville Community College offering free live webinars.
The Granville County Chamber of Commerce and The Small Business Center of Vance-Granville Community College have teamed up to present a series of free webinars.
See Small Business Center Network in the left navigation menu.
- US Chamber of Commerce Emergency Loans: Small Business Guide and Checklist
Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act allocated $350 billion to help small businesses keep workers employed.
See US Chamber of Commerce Emergency Loans in the left navigation menu.