The PTRC is monitoring COVID-19 and incorporating operational modifications as needed to protect the citizens we serve, our members, our partners, and our staff. Our office will re-open on Monday, May 18th to staff, however, the office is still closed to visitors without a prior appointment. Where applicable, meetings will continue to be held via teleconference. Staff will be available via phone and email.
PTRC Operational & News Updates
Area Agency on Aging
05/15/2020 12:06 PM COVID-19 PTRC office to begin reopening in phases beginning May 18th, 2020
Thanks to our members, our partners, our customers and our staff for all your cooperation and patience during these stressful times. We look forward to phasing back into regular office hours beginning Monday, May 18th.
04/28/2020 3:19 PM COVID-19 Workplace Restart
To help you to return to work with appropriate precautions, we have developed a two-module training program. Participating organizations will receive COVID-19 specific safety training and up to 2 protective face masks for each employee, subject to availability.
04/27/2020 11:57 AM COVID-19 2020 Census Response Rates
The region's response rates are higher than the state average, but lower than the national average.
04/26/2020 4:43 PM COVID-19 EDA: PWEAA FY 2020
EDA Public Works and Economic Adjustment Assistance Programs including CARES Act Funding Summary
04/14/2020 10:20 AM COVID-19 Apply for housing rehab online
Our Community Development department is now accepting applications for home rehab and weatherization services online.
04/07/2020 11:43 AM COVID-19 SBA Resources
Resources for small businesses including paycheck protection program loans
04/07/2020 9:37 AM COVID-19 Employer resources for members during COVID-19
PTRC’s management services staff is available to assist in providing best practice recommendations for the new work environment.
03/24/2020 5:38 PM COVID-19 AAA COVID-19 Update
Operational Updates from the Area Agency on Aging
03/24/2020 1:43 PM COVID-19 Triad Food and COVID-19 03/24/2020 12:23 PM COVID-19 COVID-19 Notification
The PTRC is monitoring COVID-19 and incorporating operational modifications as needed to protect the citizens we serve, our members, our partners, and our staff.
03/24/2020 11:43 AM COVID-19 Information for Job Seekers
All local NCWorks Career Centers are closed to guests, but staff members are available to answer questions and provide assistance.
03/24/2020 11:40 AM COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance Update
Governor Cooper signed Executive Order 118 that impacts Unemployment Insurance
03/24/2020 11:15 AM COVID-19 On-Site Inspections Continue with Appropriate Protocols
Staff will continue to contact clients to schedule inspection appointments. Pre-screening questions will be asked to identify any threat of COVID-19 exposure.
03/24/2020 11:13 AM COVID-19 Rental Assistance - COVID-19 Operational Update
Rental, Rehab, & Weatherization Assistance Offices Closed. Applications can be completed by phone or by mail
03/19/2020 12:06 PM COVID-19 Economic Development - SBA Loan Assistance
SBA Disaster Loan Assistance, Local Business Owners Can Apply Online
03/17/2020 11:59 AM COVID-19 AAA News - Protect Yourself from Coronavirus Scams
Reports of the coronavirus are on the rise across the globe and even here in North Carolina. Unfortunately, a situation that creates fear also creates an opportunity for scammers.
Stay Abreast of What is Happening Local Government Resources
Local government preparedness guides from:
Federal Resources & Guidance
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention:
The CDC recommends that for the next 8 weeks, organizers cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 10 people or more throughout the U.S.
Global case tracker State Resources & Guidance
NC is currently under a state of emergency. For general questions or concerns, call the NC Coronavirus hot line at 1-866-462-3821.
Staying Connected -PTRC Meeting Updates