NC To Offer Financial Aid To People Self-Isolating With COVID-19

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North Carolina plans to offer financial support to some people in COVID-19 isolation, offering help that will include partial replacement of lost wages. To qualify, people must have been told by a medical professional to isolate and they must sign a form that they will comply with the restrictions.

Gov. Roy Cooper’s office is set to announce a $17 million program that will cover 20 counties:  including Durham, Johnston, Chatham and Mecklenburg, Granville, Vance, Robeson, Columbus, Bladen, Sampson, Duplin, Wayne, Wilson, Greene, Lee, Rowan, Stanly, Montgomery, Randolph and Gaston.

The program is intended to ease financial burdens some people face when they are told to isolate or self-quarantine to prevent spreading the coronavirus….Read more.