Economic, Business, and Employment COVID-19 Resources

The Office of Economic Development and Innovation commits to supporting Raleigh’s vibrant business community as it responds to the impacts of COVID-19. We are monitoring guidance from federal, state and local public health authorities and resources provided by the State and Federal Government. 

Wake County continues to lead the COVID-19 response and has announced additional resources. The City of Raleigh remains operational, but some services are limited. Visit the City of Raleigh's COVID-19 Response page for more information.  
 

For Questions Regarding If You Can Be Open for Business:

  • Businesses are encouraged to call 919-856-7420. 
  • The County call center will advise whether they are permitted to operate.
  • For businesses that require additional clarification, or if the business expresses that they want to appeal an answer provided by our call center, businesses will be instructed to email business.questions@wakegov.com. The County will work to answer the inquiry within 24 hours.

Webinar on Loan Process

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Find Out More About:

 

  1. Government Information
  2. Small Business Q&A
  3. Business Finances
  4. Health Recommendations for Businesses
  5. General Business Resources
  6. Legal Assistance
  7. Childcare and Employee Support
  8. Curbside Pick-Up Zones for Restaurants
  9. Community Matters

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Contact

 

Wake County 
919-856-7044
covid19.questions@wakegov.com

Veronica Creech
Economic Development Director

Rafael Baptista
Sr. Manager of Community Economic Development

Mark Weldon
Business Retention & Expansion Manager
 

Main COVID-19 Information page

Department:
Economic Development and Innovation